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The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services – in addition to changing regulations for capacity limits at gatherings and inside many different businesses – announced an adjustment of its “Requirements for Residential Care Facilities Order” on Tuesday, March 2, that reduces restrictions on...
State officials – including Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer and the director of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services – announced changes to Michigan’s epidemic order regulations on Tuesday, March 2, that will allow businesses such as bars, restaurants, retail stores, gyms, and...
The Crawford County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a “Supporting Local Businesses” resolution during its regular meeting on Thursday, February 25, to provide awareness to the public and other government officials of the economic hardships businesses are facing due to the ongoing...
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...

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