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The Great Northern Art Explosion, organized by AuSable Artisan Village in Grayling, has chosen to delay, but not cancel, one of Michigan’s richer fine art award events with $8,000 in prize money.  The second annual Art Explosion is an opportunity for artists to publicly showcase their best work...
The City of Grayling will conduct a public hearing regarding proposed changes to its fireworks ordinance during the city council’s next regular meeting on Monday, August 10. City Manager Doug Baum said adjustments are necessary to the ordinance to ensure that the city’s regulations are consistent...
The Crawford County Courthouse building will return to normal operations in a couple of weeks as officials look to make up some lost revenues due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Crawford County Administrator Paul Compo, in a virtual meeting with Crawford County Board of Commissioners held on...
The COVID-19 pandemic has placed burdens on the most well established organizations in the community and forced the cancellation of summer events they usually hold, which has also carried over to those which are just trying to get off the ground. After holding meetings in late 2019, organizers...
Governor Gretchen Whitmer, in response to rising COVID-19 cases in Michigan, added more mask-wearing regulations for people in the state with the signing of Executive Order 2020-147 on Friday, July 10. “Our progress in suppressing COVID-19 appears to have stalled. Over the past two weeks, every...
The AuSable Valley Animal Shelter and the Crawford County animal control officer have joined forces to put a dent in the feral cat population in the county. In collaboration with Humane Society of Macomb Foundation, the Michigan Pet Fund Alliance announced the AuSable Valley Animal Shelter as...
The Tractor Supply Company store in Grayling held a soft opening rather than a full blown grand opening to help keep its employees and customers safe from the spread of COVID-19. The Grayling Tractor Supply Company store, located at  2425 S. I 75 Business Loop, held its opening on Saturday,...
Parts of Michigan took a step backwards in the economic re-opening process on Wednesday, July 1, with the temporary closing of “indoor service” at bars in Michigan except for those in Regions 6 and 8. (Crawford County is in Region 6. Region 8 is the Upper Peninsula.) Governor Gretchen Whitmer...
The State of Michigan provided its school districts with guidelines and requirements for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year on Tuesday, June 30, with the signing of Executive Order 2020-142 – “Provision of preK–12 education for the 2020-2021 school year” – by Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer...
Crawford County voters have received applications  mailed by the State of Michigan to request absentee ballots from local clerks, which was a provision approved by a state constitutional amendment passed by voters in 2018. Voters at the November 2018 general election polls overwhelmingly...

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