Tuesday Aug 19
Land under Hartwick Pines State Park could be leased for oil and gas exploration
Case in point: around 9,700 acres of Hartwick Pines State Park near Grayling could be included in an MDNR auction October 29 for a lease of mineral rights.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Camp Grayling Joint Maneuver Training Center in Grayling, Mich.
A Michigan National Guard investigation into alleged wrongdoing at the Camp Grayling military training base recommended the removal of seven people, including two lieutenant colonels.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Observer & Eccentric
State of Michigan
13-4147-NA Petition No. 01 IN THE MATTER OF: JAMES LUCAS, Date of birth: 08/21/2008; SAMUEL HEINZE, Date of birth: 07/09/2012.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Touch of frost Friday morning with round of rain/storms on way Saturday
We are at least a month away from the "normal" first frost of the season in our coldest spots but a few areas around Grayling did report some.
The Detroit News
Michigan considers Hartwick Pines for drilling
Grayling -- Michigan officials are considering allowing an oil or gas company to drill beneath land in the Hartwick Pines State Park.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
From the same people who were only moderately upset by maggots in prison food
Our benevolent overlord Rick Michigan's people: The same people who said that it was no big deal to craft eduction policy in the shadows with people paid for by a anonymously-funded slush fund; the same people who said that there was no connection between campaign donations and a backdated pollution permit; the same people who excuse lavish ... (more)
Environmental group challenges Grayling fish hatchery expansion
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. - An environmental group is challenging state regulators' decision to allow expansion of a commercial fish hatchery that discharges into the Au Sable River in northern Michigan.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Outdoors: Hatchery permit threatens quality of Au Sable River
No one ever thinks much about fish poop. But recently anglers and environmental advocates have waded deep into the issue.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Oil lease proposed to Michigan DNR under 400-year-old virgin pines
MichiganaA A s largest stand of old growth pines, some 400 years old, may have oil drilling underneath them at Hartwick Pines State Park.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Detroit Free Press
#Drive 75 Day 3: 7-ton Christ, taxidermy museum are Michigan traditions
'This is the weekend,' Jeremy Bowers, owner of Spike's Keg 'o Nails restaurant in Grayling, told me this morning.