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While the Au Sable River is, for many, the center of Crawford County life, sometimes young people in the community grow up without really understanding the importance of the river and how it can enhance their lives. On Monday, July 31, the day after the conclusion of the canoe marathon,...
by Rae Gosling, Grayling Main Street Program Director August 1st marked my one-year anniversary as a full-time permanent Grayling Main Street (GMSt) Program Director. Much like our former chairperson and incoming chairperson did in the weeks prior to last, I would like to share with you some...
by Rae Gosling, Grayling Main Street Program Director Greetings friends of Grayling Main Street (GMSt)!  I am so glad to be back and cannot wait to get back up to speed on the last two weeks. One would be surprised at the number things that can happen in a program, with great momentum and...
by Rae Gosling | Grayling Main Street Program Director Greetings readers! I am so delighted to get to share with you, each week, things that are happening in my office, downtown, and around our community. In recent weeks, I have talked about training, building awareness, and GMSt serving the...
by Rae Gosling | Grayling Main Street Program Director Last week I discussed the great session we had with some of the downtown business community regarding ways Grayling Main Street (GMSt) could better serve them. We got feedback on services, trainings, and events that would be beneficial as...
by Rae Gosling | Grayling Main Street Program Director As you may recall from last week, Grayling Main Street (GMSt) staff and volunteers were coordinating a meeting with downtown business owners to discuss how we could better serve them as a Main Street organization. Today, I will share with...
by Rae Gosling | Grayling Main Street Program Director As you may recall Grayling Main Street (GMSt) is preparing for a Refresh with the National and Michigan Main Street Centers this summer. One of the tasks we have been given in preparation is to evaluate the programming currently offered in...
To the editor: I was horrified to read in a recent Avalanche article that Chronic Wasting Disease in deer is caused by prions.  Prions? As in – hey, remember mad cow disease? Yes. The proper name for it is Cervid (deer, elk, etc.,) or Bovine (cows) spongiform encephalopathy. If you take those...
To the editor: I have just finished reading “Logging Heroism” from the June 1 Avalanche.  Reading this was hard for me because at the moment I (as others in my area) am concerned about the quality of my water due to PFC contamination that was found in monitor wells at the Army Airfield.  All...
by Rae Gosling, Grayling Main Street Executive Director Is anyone else surprised that it is June? I certainly am! With all the exciting things happening Downtown, this year seems to just be flying by. Over the last few of weeks, I have shared with you the value that community support supplies...

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