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Crawford County Animal Control has been proceeding with a Trap-Neuter-Release (TNR) program to address the continued presence of feral or community cats in the area. While the national average is estimated to be in the tens of millions, many communities opt to use inhumane methods to control...
For now, special regulations in the state of Michigan due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic are coming through “emergency orders” instead of “executive orders,” continuing the requirements for people to wear masks, practice physical distancing, and limit gatherings. The Michigan Department of...
The November 3 general election – a voting process expected to have large numbers of ballots submitted via mail or in person into designated drop boxes prior to Election Day due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic – will decide several local races and proposals. The results of the August 4...
Two local autumn events are cancelled this year due to COVID-19, with hopes that they will return next year. The Grayling Main Street Harvest Festival and Grayling Promotional Association Arts & Crafts Show have been cancelled for the 2020 fall season.  “After the 2019 cancellation (of the...
Northern Michigan Limited Dividend Housing Association (LDHA) of Grayling was recently awarded a $196,000 grant by the State of Michigan’s housing authority to build a home in the City of Grayling to provide reasonably priced housing. The Michigan State Housing Development Authority MOD Grant is...
Officials from the City of Grayling said they’re receiving a lot of questions about trick or treating for the upcoming 2020 Halloween season, and they provided answers on Wednesday, September 23, by saying they do not have the authority to govern the annual holiday. “Halloween is not a city...
The annual Crawford AuSable Thanksgiving Dinner will happen this year, organizers said, but meals will only be served via delivery; due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, there will not be a gathering for the 2020 version of the holiday dinner. This year’s Crawford AuSable Thanksgiving Dinner –...
The 2nd annual Great Northern Art Explosion competition and voting began on September 4 and completed on September 19 with an outdoor awards ceremony at the Paddle Hard Container Yard on Sunday. Four talented artists were awarded with cash prizes and recognition. Hosted by the AuSable Artisan...
Grayling Main Street kicked off its Envelope Raffle on Friday, September 18, in the Main Street Parklet space between Ron’s Fly Shop and The Hairstation to raise money to support Downtown Grayling programming.  Grayling Main Street was available from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday to talk to...
Because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, area election officials dealt with a record number of absentee ballots during the August 4, 2020 primary election, and they’re expecting even more for the upcoming November 3 general election. City of Grayling Clerk Lisa Johnson said the city received “...

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