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City of Grayling officials and representatives from the Downtown Development Authority and Grayling Main Street are hoping the approval of a “Social District and Commons Areas” for the summer of 2021 will help local restaurants thrive following a difficult year during which they faced closures...
Hanson Hills and Grayling Recreation Authority – the government consortium that runs the recreation destination – lost several events to the COVID-19 pandemic last year, but Hanson Hills reported strong user numbers on its trails and disc golf courses in 2020 and a very busy season with skiing...
Local health officials recently reported that COVID-19 numbers are improving in northern Michigan following a surge in cases in April. “We are doing much better than we had been in the past few weeks,” said Dr. Christine Nefcy, Munson Healthcare Chief Medical Officer, during a weekly online...
The AuSable River Canoe Marathon Committee recently secured the final permits needed to conduct the event, and it is proceeding with plans to have the race in 2021 following a year in which the Marathon was cancelled for only the second time in its long history. Phil Weiler of the AuSable River...
Planning for the 2021 AuSable River Canoe Marathon took another step forward on Monday, April 26, as the Grayling City Council approved multi-use permits for aspects of the race conducted in the city. With three different 4-0 votes (one member was absent), the city council – during a regular...
Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer – during an update to the state on Thursday, April 29 – announced that Michigan’s coronavirus numbers are still high but they’re improving, and the state is tying its reopening plan to the percentage of residents who have received the COVID-19 vaccine. “Two...
The Grayling City Council – during its regular meeting on Monday, April 26 – unanimously approved multi-use permits for the AuSable River Festival, allowing organizers to continue planning for this year’s event. The 2020 AuSable River Festival was cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. “...
Munson Healthcare officials recently reported that some COVID-19 numbers in the region are improving while others continue to remain at very high levels. “I am happy to report today finally some good news in our numbers,” said Dr. Christine Nefcy, Munson Healthcare Chief Medical Officer, during...
Munson Healthcare officials reported on Tuesday, April 20, during a weekly online press conference that their system of hospitals had reached a record number of COVID-19 hospitalizations as cases of the virus continue to rise in the region. “We continue to see an increase in the number of cases...
People in certain area codes across the United States – including the 989 area code used locally – will now have to use the three-digit area code when making local calls, according to the Federal Communications Commission and area phone service providers. The change is the result of the Federal...

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