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Two downstate men will remain in jail without bond due to the vicious beating death of a Frederic man just before the Fourth of July.  Dylan Ross Ziegler, 18, of Romulus, and Matthew Franklin Smith, 36, of Canton, were both arraigned for open murder in Crawford County District Court on...
A family with deep roots in Crawford County recently donated items to the Crawford County Historical Museum to help with its storytelling mission regarding the lumbering era and the railroad. Tom Welsh II, of Bridgeport, and Joanne Welsh Doty, of Grayling, visited the museum on Tuesday, July 3...
Orison Swett Marden once wrote: “There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow.” Relay for Life 2018 is an event that sheds light on cancer, a disease that “doesn’t discriminate, it doesn’t look at race, gender, or sexuality...
Members of Boy Scout Troop #979 of Grayling recently went on a trip to Washington D.C., learning about citizenship, the nation’s culture, and history. The Scouts left Grayling on June 16 and returned to the community on June 24. En route to the nation’s capitol, they made a stop at the...
Dozens of area golfers took part in a golf scramble  at the Fox Run Country Club to raise funds to take veterans to Washington D.C. to visit memorials created in their honor. The third annual  First Responder Golf Open to Support Mid-Michigan Honor Flight was held on Friday, June 29. First Lt...
Grayling Recreation Authority and the Grayling Rotary Club officially unveiled the new pavilion at Hanson Hills Recreation Area – a project that the two groups have been working on for several months – during a public ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday. “We had a great turnout for the event...
The future of two safety net programs for Crawford AuSable School District  students remains in limbo due to a change in a state law. The future is unclear for Viking Vision Career Academy, a class for students in jeopardy of dropping out of school at the Grayling High School, and the Phoenix...
Participants in a pre-father’s day fishing tournament helped raise funds to recognize a Grayling educator and coach one cast at a time. The inaugural Parkinson’s Fishing Tournament was held on Lake Margrethe on Saturday, June 16. Zach Wolcott spearheaded the organization of the fishing...
A Grayling native who has several years of experience as an interior designer and general contractor has opened up a branch office in the community to help clients spruce up their homes and businesses. Kirk Day, the owner of Advantage and Associates, opened an office in the Flowers by Josie and...
A former hub of manufacturing in Grayling has been reenergized to give employees a jump start on training before they go to work in a multi-million dollar particle board plant which will start operations in the community in a few months. Construction for the $400 million Arauco North American...

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