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With the implementation of Executive Order 2020-59, Michigan’s “stay home, stay safe” order will now be active through May 15, continuing many restrictions established by the order’s two predecessors, Executive Order 2020-42 and Executive Order 2020-21, while allowing some businesses (including...
So far, the 2020 AuSable River Canoe Marathon – the second leg of the Triple Crown of Canoe Racing – is still scheduled for July 25. “Basically right now we’re doing a whole lot of fact finding. We’re waiting to see what the governor says,” said Phil Weiler of the AuSable River Canoe Marathon...
District Health Department #10 (DHD#10) is working closely with two Crawford County long-term care facilities after a cluster of COVID-19 cases were confirmed.  Both Munson Healthcare Crawford Continuing Care Center and Grayling Nursing & Rehabilitation Community report that several...
The additions and renovations at the Devereaux Memorial Crawford County Library, a true gem in the Grayling community, should have been completed this month. But when Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued an executive order on March 16 to ban groups from gathering in public buildings to stop...
The Grayling Viking Distant Learning program was rolled out to students and families in the Crawford AuSable School District last week, and was met with smiles, success stories, and some glitches. The school district implemented the program after Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued an...
District Health Department #10 (DHD#10) received notification on a second death of a Crawford County resident attributed to COVID-19. The individual is a female in her 80s who resided in a long-term care facility where she died. “We wish to express our heartfelt sympathies to the family who...
Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer followed the recent extension of the “stay home, stay safe” order with Executive Order 2020-43, an extension of the “temporary restrictions on the use of places of public accommodation” in the state of Michigan during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Executive...
Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s Executive Order 2020-47, announced last week, gives Michigan drivers a “temporary extension of the validity of certain driver’s licenses, state identification cards, and vehicle registrations” due to the current closure of Michigan’s Secretary of State offices. The...
Organizations, businesses, and individuals are keeping a steady of stream of meals going to employees working at Munson Healthcare Grayling Hospital as they work long shifts on the frontlines battling coronavirus. Hannah Techel, a Gaylord resident, established a Meal Train account to supply...
With stay safe, stay at home and social distancing orders still in place to stop the spread of coronavirus, a highly contagious respiratory disease, heroes are coming from every corner of the community to keep residents safe and to provide them the supplies they need. On May 23 of last year,...

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