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The Grayling Fish Hatchery will not be open as it has been traditionally for the Memorial Day weekend due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Anglers of the Au Sable and Crawford County have an agreement to operate the historic facility and tourist attraction. The Crawford County Board of...
Before becoming another event that is a casualty to the COVID-19 pandemic, organizers for the second annual Great Northern Art Explosion have gone through the preliminary plans to showcase artwork this summer. In recent weeks, community Memorial Day observances, the Frederic Music Festival, and...
Although no specific date to open up the Crawford County Courthouse building has been selected, county officials began the steps to start that process last week. The Crawford County Board of Commissioners held a virtual meeting on Wednesday, May 13. The board passed a motion to bring back...
Grayling Charter Township will re-open its office to the public on Thursday, May 21, but the township will be requiring everyone who enters the facility to wear a face covering, officials said. Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s current Safer At Home Order – “temporary requirement to suspend certain...
The Spike’s Challenge canoe race series has been cancelled for 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, event organizers announced on Monday, May 11. The Spike’s Challenge – held annually during the weekend prior to the AuSable River Canoe Marathon – includes a C-1 race, a C-2 race, C-2 race...
A program that gets meals into the hands of employees working at the Grayling Munson Healthcare Grayling Hospital has been extended as they continue to work on the frontlines during the COVID-19 pandemic. Hannah Techel, a Gaylord resident, established a Meal Train account to supply meals to...
A caravan of care is helping people of all ages in Crawford County celebrate birthdays and other milestones during these uncertain times as citizens are  dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. The Crawford County Sheriff’s Office, Grayling Department of Public Safety, and firefighters from...
Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced a new stay home order on Thursday, May 7, extending restrictions on travel and commerce through May 28 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and allowing manufacturing businesses to re-open in the state. Executive Order 2020-77, signed on May 7,...
No Classic Car Show. No Kids Day. No H.U.P. Race. No Arts & Crafts Show. No AuSable River Festival Parade. No AuSable River Canoe Marathon. Local officials announced on Wednesday night, May 6, that the 2020 AuSable River Festival and the 2020 AuSable River Canoe Marathon have been...
The way food is delivered to clients at the Crawford  County Community Christian Help Center and Food Pantry has changed to stop the spread of coronavirus, a highly contagious respiratory disease, as the agency sees an increased demand for assistance. Families can no longer enter the Help...

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