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Following a year and half of renovations, the AuSable Artisan Village is prepared to foster the arts in the Grayling area from the ground up. Volunteers recently completed work on an $80,000 project to renovate the basement of its building, located at  219 Michigan Avenue. A total of $40,000...
Grayling High School celebrated the Class of 2018’s graduation on Sunday, June 3, with a commencement program that featured speeches by the valedictorian and salutatorian as well as recognition of the group’s accomplishments, a list that includes close to 50 students graduating with honors, more...
Local developers, with a big lift from the State of Michigan, will start to write the next chapter for a significant portion of Grayling’s Michigan Avenue downtown business district later this year. Thomas and Judy Steffen, from Grayling, plan to construct a four-story mixed-use building with...
Three organizations aimed at bringing visitors and economic development to the region have teamed up to provide a treasure trove of bird watching possibilities for visitors. The AuSable Birding Trail features 22 hotspots for bird watching sites in Crawford and Roscommon Counties. The map guide...
Twelve members of the Grayling High School Class of 2018 have earned Lake Michigan Conference All-Academic Team honors. Students were selected based upon a formula that incorporates grade point averages and SAT scores. Alyssa Cobb has been named the Class of 2018 Valedictorian. She is the 17-...
A pair of Grayling High School students who have the gift to gab on the spot were recently recognized for their participation in a statewide competition. Anna Fisher and Parker Learman-Blaauw, both seniors at Grayling High School (GHS), were the sole members of the school’s forensics team this...
Channeling his attention and focus into building his own  custom made bamboo fly rod last week, Gary Herber continued healing from the scars of war with his fellow veterans. A resident Douglasville, Georgia, located just west of Atlanta, Herber was among eight disabled military veterans who...
Ten law enforcement officer were recently added to a memorial wall created by a local police organization to recognize their service and honor their sacrifice. National Police Memorial Day was observed on Tuesday, May 15. President John F. Kennedy set aside the date in 1962 as a national day of...
Two years after opening a health sciences center, Kirtland Community College officials are forging ahead on another $10 million project on the campus located south of Grayling. The Kirtland Community College Board of Trustees, administrators, faculty and community members attended a ceremonial...
The Crawford AuSable School District’s Board of Education agreed to offer a part-time interim superintendent position to the school chief that left the job just over a month ago. The school board held a special meeting on Thursday, May 5, to consider applicants who applied for the part-time...

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