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Staff at the Grayling Middle School launched the school’s Viking Pantry this week. The pantry is based in a small classroom, which used to be a computer lab and an area where teachers could meet with small groups of students.  Whether it be a temporary situation or ongoing, the pantry will...
Charles (Bobby) Ryan, Jr., a 1983 Grayling High School graduate, is in Hollywood pitching a screenplay he wrote about his NASA special assignment. The project would include filming in Grayling. In 1983, Ryan moved to the Bay Area of California and started working for NASA. It was a dream come...
Two new propane powered busses will be added to the fleet for the Crawford AuSable School District next month. The Crawford AuSable School District’s Board of Education recently approved the purchase of a pair of busses at a cost of $184,746. The busses were ordered through a statewide...
Crawford County officials approved upgrades for Central Dispatch equipment, which will link communication with other dispatch centers in the region. The Crawford Board of Commissioners, at its regular monthly meeting in December, agreed to purchase the Viper 911 System for Crawford County...
Entering her second year of competition, Grayling student Brittanie Snyder is hoping to soar to new levels with her gymnastics routine. Snyder is a member of the Skye High Gymnastics Team, which is based out of Roscommon. She trains with coach Crystal Richter. Snyder is the daughter of Jamie...
Water contamination at the Grayling Army Airfield and Lake Margrethe. The Moving Wall Vietnam War veterans tribute in Grayling. Legal dispute involving conservation groups and the Grayling Fish Hatchery. A missing person case turns into a murder investigation. The annual Chamber of Commerce...
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...

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