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Crawford County was awarded a $300,000 pot of money to help clean up contaminated and blighted properties in order for them to be redeveloped and to create jobs. The funds come from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Brownfields Program.  The funds were allocated from the agency’s...
Members of the Class of 2020 left Grayling High School on Friday, March 13, at the end of a planned half-day of school, not knowing that it was the end of their time there, not knowing that the COVID-19 pandemic would take away so much of their senior year. No senior prom. No senior send-off....
More than 70 homes near Grayling were evacuated on Thursday, May 21, as firefighters battled a fire in privately owned jack pine stands by M-72 East, according to the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The M-72 Fire, which covered more than 100 acres, was reported Thursday evening along M-...
With a Safer At Home executive order still in effect in Michigan due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Grayling High School opted to put together a virtual Senior Honors Night instead of the usual live ceremony to celebrate the achievements of the Class of 2020. Grayling High School released the Senior...
With some businesses starting to re-open in the state, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced new executive orders on Monday, May 18, and Thursday, May 21, that put in place long lists of regulations aimed at protecting employees and customers from possible COVID-19 spread. Executive...
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...

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