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An award from an organization highlighting the good deeds and work of police officers will help keep top movies rolling at the Rialto Theater in Grayling. A member of the Grayling AuSable Lodge Fraternal Order of Police #189 sold the second-place winning ticket to Jordan Stancil, the owner of...
Court hearings for a 55-year-old Grayling man accused of killing a woman who he had a family with and lived with for several years have been delayed until later this month. John Robert O’ Connor, who was charged with one count of open murder, appeared in the Crawford County District Court on...
Bitter cold temperatures over the holiday weekend did not deter snowmobilers from utilizing the Crawford County area as a winter playground. Several groups of snowmobilers zipped and zoomed through the community as people were on holiday vacations and a break from school.  The weather...
A Grayling educator whose family has deep roots in Crawford County is retiring from her job leading local 4-H programs after  just over two decades. Nancy Persing, who has served in several capacities with Crawford County’s Michigan State University (MSU) Extension office, is retiring after 21...
Through the swift collection of evidence, a missing persons case turned into a murder investigation last week, which led to the arrest  of a Grayling man for allegedly killing a woman who he had a family with and lived with for several years. Crawford  County Attorney Magistrate Camarin L....
Volunteers for the AuSable Valley Animal Shelter recently celebrated 30 years of a labor of love and financial support to help lower operating costs. The AuSable Valley Animal Shelter recognized Sharon Priebe with the presentation of a commemorative clock to recognize her 30 years of service...
Erin and Scott Stratton knew that their son Mac had a heart condition months before he was born. And after 20 days, Mac’s tiny heart crashed while he was at an appointment at the DeVos Children’s Hospital in Grand Rapids. Following Mac’s birth on July 18, his parents stayed at the Ronald...
Chief 46th Trial Court Judge George J. Mertz denied a pair of motions filed on behalf of a former Grayling resident serving a lengthy prison sentence, arguing that defense attorneys provided ineffective counsel. Terry Mathew Streib, 54, was sentenced to serve 25 years to 40 years in prison for...
The Cops for Kids Christmas Tree Sale has a new location in Grayling, but serves the same mission – providing the best possible Christmas to local students and their families. The 23rd annual Cops for Kids Christmas Tree Sale, a collaboration between area businesses and the Crawford County...
Grayling Recreation Authority (GRA) will be conducting a viewing event for Warren Miller’s “Line of Descent” – a film about extreme skiing – at the Rialto Theater on Saturday, Dec. 9, to help raise money for the Hanson Hills youth skiing program. Hanson Hills plans to start making snow soon,...

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Grayling, MI 49738

Phone: 989-348-6811
FAX: 989-348-6806
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