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Grayling High School celebrated graduation for the Class of 2019 – a group with 49 students who graduated with honors – during a commencement ceremony at Viking Stadium on Sunday. According to school officials, the Class of 2019 had 25 Honor Roll graduates (gold cords, 3.0 to 3.499 grade point...
The sentencing for a Grayling man found guilty of second-degree murder for bludgeoning a 46-year-old woman using a can of yams was adjourned on Monday, June 3, to give him more time to review and understand reports pertaining to his case. A jury of seven men and five women delivered a guilty  ...
A new eatery has opened near downtown Grayling to provide fresh and healthy lunch and dinner options as well as products to take home. Tim Ash and his wife,  Christi Ash, opened Two River Deli, located  at 203 Ionia Street in Grayling. The name pays homage to the importance of the AuSable...
The Grayling City Parks and Recreation Committee held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, May 21, for the new public AuSable River Canoe Launch. A public canoe launch was originally brought up by a past Parks and Recreation Committee member, Jeff Kolka.  “Why doesn’t Grayling have public...
Grayling city planners nixed a plan to allow a proposed industrial manufacturing facility to go into a building previously used for manufacturing products. Following a public hearing held on Tuesday, May 21, the Grayling City Planning Commission turned down a conditional use request to rezone...
A Grayling businesswoman, who owned and operated a car wash in the community for nearly four decades, said she would miss interacting with customers as she passes torch to new owners. Diane Burtch recently sold Diane’s Car Wash, located at 5605 M-72 West, to Matt and Christine LaFontaine, the...
City of Grayling planners recently gave the green light for a mixed-use retail and residential development planned for downtown. The Grayling City Planning Commission, at a meeting held on Tuesday, May 21, approved the site plans for the former Sawmill Billiards property. The development also...
From 1929 to 1995, visitors to Hartwick Pines State Park entered through a large, two-story “log cabin” located just steps from M-93. Called the “Memorial Building” to honor Grayling native and lumberman Edward Hartwick, who died in World War I, it provided a grand introduction to the park’s...
Crawford County residents, who were mailed jury questionnaires earlier this month, are urged to fill them out and get them back to the county courthouse. These jury questionnaires are for the fiscal year 2019-2020, which covers the period of Oct. 1, 2019 through Sept. 30, 2020.    Names are...
U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Daniel Elliott is in the midst of being processed out of the armed forces, and sought a break to build his own bamboo fly rod and to fish on the area’s prized trout streams last week. Elliot was among eight disabled military veterans who took part in the eighth...

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