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New election districts for Michigan representation in the state legislature and the United States House of Representatives went into effect at the end of 2021 following the redistricting process by the Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission for Fair Elections, and Crawford County...
The COVID-19 numbers in Michigan and in the region are rising again as the presence of the omicron variant increases, healthcare officials reported during an online press conference hosted by Munson Healthcare on Tuesday, January 11. “We are seeing quite a surge in our numbers for COVID-19,”...
The Grayling Promotional Association – a local community improvement group – has a new president. Linda Schultz recently completed her one-year term as president of the organization, and Patty Hawkins took over on Tuesday, January 4. Schultz said she will continue to serve on the Grayling...
The Crawford County Commission on Aging reinstated many of its programs in 2021 following shutdowns in 2020, and COA officials continue to work on the new senior center project as 2022 begins. Earlier this month, the building project received a boost in the form of a $20,000 contribution from...
After a brief period of improving COVID-19 statistics in northern Michigan, numbers are starting to go back up, health officials said during an online press conference hosted by Munson Healthcare on Tuesday, January 4. According to Munson Healthcare, test positivity (two-week average) was at 25...
The year 2021 featured the return of many local events that were cancelled in 2020 because of COVID-19, but the pandemic continued with case numbers surging during both the spring and the fall. In early January, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services still had restrictions in...
Hanson Hills – a “four season recreation area,” according to Grayling Recreation Authority officials – had a busy 2021, a year that included record wintertime crowds, the return of the Ragnar Trail Michigan, completion of renovation projects, and many other events and activities. In the early...
The Crawford County Devereaux Memorial Library brought back more of its programs and events in 2021 after experiencing pandemic-related shutdowns and delays in its renovation project during the year 2020, and overall user numbers are starting to return to normal levels, according to library...
Healthcare officials reported “a mixed bag of news” with regard to the most recent Michigan COVID-19 numbers during an online Munson Healthcare press conference on Tuesday, December 28. Dr. Christine Nefcy, Munson Healthcare Chief Medical Officer, said test percent positivity is “steady” in...
The Crawford County Sheriff’s Department ended its 2021 on a positive note with a few charitable events following another year of challenges caused by drug-related complaints and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Sheriff’s Department personnel – along with officers from Grayling Public Safety –...

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