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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...
Golf courses have opened and are starting the process of getting into full swing after restrictions to stop the spread of coronavirus, a highly contagious respiratory disease, were lifted to allow limited play. Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer, through an executive order issued on Friday,...
A new executive order from Michigan’s governor on Friday, May 1, extended the closure of many businesses in the state – including restaurant dine-in areas, theaters, hair salons, and fitness centers – through May 28 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s Executive Order 2020-...
For the first time in almost 40 years, Ole Dam Party Store – located at the corner of Ole Dam Road and M-72 West in Grayling – has new owners. Mark and Marilyn Hartman, along with another local couple, purchased the store in 1980 and the Hartmans became the sole owners of it in 1990, Mark said...
During a televised press conference on Wednesday, April 29, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced that one of the next steps in re-opening the state’s economy during the current coronavirus pandemic will be the resumption of construction activity, “both residential and commercial.”...
Under a proposal announced on Wednesday, April 29, Michigan’s “frontline workers” – people working in health care, nursing homes, child care, public safety, grocery stores, manufacturing, and others – would receive “tuition free college opportunities” after their service during the COVID-19 state...

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