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The COVID-19 vaccination effort continues in northern Michigan while area healthcare officials report positive trends in the area’s numbers with regard to cases, test positivity rates, and hospitalizations. Dr. Christine Nefcy, Munson Healthcare Chief Medical Officer, during an online press...
The Grayling Regional Chamber of Commerce has cancelled the in-person gathering for its annual Awards Gala, but the chamber still plans to present its annual honors, and the online nomination system is now available. The Chamber of Commerce awards include “Service Person of the Year, Chamber...
The Crawford AuSable School District experienced a difficult time in November when staff shortages and an emergency order from the state forced a brief return to remote learning at some buildings, but school officials are now expressing optimism with regard to finishing the remainder of the...
Opioid addiction – involving both prescription medication and street drugs such as heroin – has often been referred to as an epidemic in the United States during the last several years. Local law enforcement officials say drug misuse – especially with regard to methamphetamine and opioids – and...
The public is invited to the Fourth Annual Fred Bear Day – an event that will pay tribute to the hunting icon with a whistling arrow salute and a special luncheon – on Friday, March 5. Bear was known as an avid hunter and his archery company was located in Grayling for many years. Bear was born...
Local health officials are reporting progress with area COVID-19 numbers, but northern Michigan hospitals and health departments are still dealing with supply shortages as they continue the vaccination effort. During an online press conference on Tuesday, February 9, Dr. Christine Nefcy, Munson...
The City of Grayling Police Department continues to navigate its way through a difficult year as the COVID-19 pandemic lingers and drug issues plague the area. City of Grayling Police Chief Doug Baum said when the pandemic started to affect Michigan in the winter of 2020 the department tried...
Event organizers and local emergency services officials announced on Thursday, February 11, they are proceeding with plans to conduct the AuSable River Canoe Marathon and the AuSable River Festival in 2021. “We are excited to announce that the 2021 Consumers Energy AuSable River Canoe Marathon...
The Crawford County Community Christian Help Center – with assistance from a Great Lakes Energy People Fund grant – recently acquired another commercial-sized refrigerator to bolster its efforts in providing food to local people who need it. In late December, the Christian Help Center announced...
The City of Grayling continues to explore possibilities with regard to the duties of the Parks and Recreation Committee following a city council vote late last year that sought to disband the committee and reassign its tasks to the City Planning Commission. Throughout 2020, the Grayling City...

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