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As companies work to get COVID-19 vaccines approved for use, state officials – during an update on Thursday, December 10 – said they’re working on plans to get Michigan residents vaccinated, including the creation of a new commission to help inform the public about the process. During Thursday’...
The Crawford County Commission on Aging and Senior Center may still be “closed” due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but it’s had busy year, including a record number of deliveries through its Meals on Wheels program. In March, the first stay-at-home executive orders forced the closure of many...
While things throughout the community have been faced with multiple and oftentimes ever-changing health and safety standards, the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department, along with other departments, had hoped  to offer a celebratory event full of holiday cheer and goodwill towards the community...
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has extended its “Gatherings and Face Mask Order” – a list of COVID-19 related regulations that forced the closure of restaurants to dine-in service, put further limits on gatherings, suspended in-person instruction at high schools and...
Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer, in addition to providing an update on the state’s current COVID-19 situation on December 1, announced the availability of grants for small businesses impacted by the virus, and she urged Michigan residents to shop local during the holiday season. On Monday,...
State officials, during a televised update on Tuesday, December 1, expressed optimism with regard to Michigan’s current COVID-19 situation with a recent improvement in some of the numbers, but they also expressed concern about a potential spike due to Thanksgiving holiday gatherings, and Governor...
Volunteers delivered more than 800 meals during the annual Crawford AuSable Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday (but they missed the smell of the food being cooked and the fun of gathering for the meal). “What was missing was the smell of a good turkey dinner, the community, and camaraderie of our...
The current “Gatherings and Face Mask Order” from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services – a list of regulations that forces the closure of restaurants to dine-in service, limits gatherings, suspends in-person instruction at high schools and colleges, and pauses the fall and winter...
The Grayling Promotional Association (GPA) drew winners for 57 trees and 33 gift baskets during the finale of the group’s Festival of Trees – an event that raises money for GPA community improvement efforts – at the Grayling Mini Mall on Sunday, November 29. This year’s Festival of Trees ran...
As Thanksgiving approaches, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer and state officials offered one more public plea to state residents to use caution during the holiday to avoid possible spread of COVID-19 as cases of the virus continue to climb in Michigan. “I know this has been a tough time for...

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