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The deadline for completing the 2020 United States Census – after being changed a couple of times – is now Wednesday, September 30, and census takers continue to follow up with households that have not yet been counted through “self-response” methods. According to the United States Census 2020...
Funds from benefactors for the AuSable Valley Animal Shelter will be used to continue to address the feral cat population in Crawford County. The animal shelter is providing funding so that Crawford County Animal Control Officer Kari Sieniarecki can continue the Trap-Neuter-Return program. “...
The Crawford AuSable School District received a pot of money last week, which will be used to pay for cleaning supplies and provide solid connections for on-line learning in order to resume school with the COVID-19 pandemic. Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced that she will allocate nearly $65...
Like the motto for The River House Resale Shop – “Chasing Dreams” – store leaders having been chasing a date to mark their first year in business. In November 2019, The River House Shelter, Inc. purchased the building that housed the Sears store in Grayling, located at 6375 M-72 West, from...
Local officials are joining in on a grassroots effort to provide a final resting place for Michigan’s war heroes in the community. Col. Wayne Koppa, a former Camp Grayling commander, gave a presentation to  the Crawford County Board of Commissioners at a special meeting on Wednesday, August 13...
The  Extended Learning Year program at the Grayling Elementary School got its first week into the new school year with tweaking of schedules, cleaning, and cooperating students and parents. The first day for the Extended Learning Year at the school was held on Tuesday, August 11. Crawford...
The City of Grayling amended its fireworks ordinance on Monday, August 10, during the city council’s regular meeting, updating the regulations so they’re consistent with state law. Michigan changed its fireworks laws in 2018, “giving local government entities – villages, townships, and cities...
A group of beginning fly fishermen, which included two National Hockey League stars, recently took a riverboat trip on the pristine AuSable River as part of a series of events in northern Michigan. Eight men took part in a bachelor party weekend, starting with a riverboat trip on the AuSable...
Voters in Crawford County decided several local millage renewals – all of them passed – and a variety of local government positions during Michigan’s primary election on Tuesday, August 4. One county position – Clerk/Register of Deeds – featured a contested race between two Republicans....
Crawford County voters approved several local millage renewals – including county-wide proposals for the library, the school system, and the transportation authority – and decided some local governmental races during the state’s primary election on Tuesday, August 4. In the race for the county...

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