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Crawford County voters approved two local millage proposals – an operating millage renewal for Hanson Hills Recreation Area and money for the Sheriff’s Department to support a School Resource Officer and a local STING officer – and decided a few contested races during the November 3 general...
Crawford County Community Christian Help Center officials and volunteers celebrated the contributions of the center’s director, Cindy Hummel, with a special plaque presentation on Friday, October 30, as Hummel prepared to retire from the position. “She brought in a lot of money. She did a lot...
More volunteer drivers are needed for the upcoming Crawford AuSable Thanksgiving Dinner, an event that will feature delivery meals only due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. This year’s Crawford AuSable Thanksgiving Dinner – the 30th in the event’s history – will not feature a gathering for the...
Downtown Main Street is home to some of the community’s favorite businesses, but there is one nestled between two local favorites. Between the AuSable Artisan Village and Paddle Hard Brewery sits a roastery gem called Coffee By Steph. A quaint barista’s station is set up between the businesses,...
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), in response to rising COVID-19 numbers in the state, updated its “Gatherings and Face Mask Order” on Thursday, October 29, tightening some restrictions on gatherings in Michigan. The new version of the MDHHS Emergency Order – signed...
In-person voting for the country’s general election will be held on Tuesday, November 3, and the process will decide a number of federal, state, and local races. Local clerks have been expecting large numbers of absentee ballots to be cast in this election due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic,...
The abbreviated 2020 fall football regular season is over for Michigan teams, and all varsity squads that opted to play – including Grayling High School – have been slotted into the Michigan High School Athletic Association postseason football tournament, which starts this week.  The Vikings of...
The uncertainty and the changes during the 2020 fall sports season in the state – the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA), due to restrictions in place to curb the spread of COVID-19, postponed the football until spring and then later reinstated the sport for fall – affected more...
According to state officials, more than a million Michigan residents have already submitted their ballots for the November 3 general election, but there is still time to register to vote and there is still time to cast an absentee ballot prior to in-person voting on Election Day. “With more...
While much of the country adopted wearing masks and face coverings with worry of limited  personal protective equipment, there are some in our community that have gone above and beyond to make sure that face masks are readily accessible. Homemade masks designed with color, comfort, care, and...

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