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Crawford County Sheriff’s Deputies recently added another tool to their arsenal in the battle against the opioid epidemic impacting the community. On Dec. 18, sheriff’s office employees were trained to use Narcan. Narcan is the brand name for a drug called naloxone, which blocks the effects of...
A Hawaii resident is continuing on her mission to put a face with a name for the thousands of soldiers who paid the ultimate sacrifice during the Vietnam War. In 2008, Janna Hoehn made her first trip to  Washington D.C. to visit the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall. It was the first war memorial...
Hanson Hills Recreation Area is hoping a popular event from the past – downhill winter canoe racing – will help revamp its current winter festival, an event slated for the weekend of February 9 and 10. For several years, Hanson Hills has conducted Winter Fun Days in February. It has featured a...
Putting food on the tables and in the bellies of older adults continues to be the number one focus for the Crawford County Commission on Aging and Senior Center. Alice Snyder, the executive director of the Crawford County Commission on Aging and Senior Center, gave the agency’s 2018 annual...
A new business, which carries a little bit of everything and will have a constantly changing inventory, has opened in downtown Grayling. Gypsy Soul Resale, located at 234 East Michigan Avenue, opened for its first day on Saturday Jan. 19. The store is owned and operated by Theresa Van De Ven...
While frigid temperatures swept into the area late last week, that did not prevent a number of children from chilling out and learning some cross country skiing basics at a local sporting goods outfitters business. For the second year in a row, cross country skiing instructor Carole Mueller-...
After being hired to serve as the director for the Kirtland Regional Police Academy last July, Shannon Dekun had to go through the training regimen with the cadets herself. Dekun learned the position was open through the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards website. For the next...
A defense attorney for a teen accused of murdering a Frederic man opted not to make arguments on additional charges brought against his client during the continuation of a probable cause hearing last week. At a hearing held in Crawford County District Court on Wednesday, Jan. 9, Grayling...
Two new commissioners took their seats on the Crawford County Board of Commissioners last week. Cary Jansen and Sherry M. Powers assumed their positions on the board for its first meeting held on Thursday, Jan. 3. Jansen was elected to serve on the board after defeating Hailey Halstead by a...
As its first order of business, the Crawford County Board of Commissioners selected its leaders and made appointments to established committees to better effectively utilize community resources. The board held its annual organizational meeting on Thursday, Jan. 3. Fellow county commissioners...

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