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Visitors to the Grayling area this summer will notice some spots in the woods where trees have been cut down on state-managed land near trails and roadways. The clearcuts may be unsightly for a few seasons, but they’re an important part of the process the Michigan Department of Natural...
As people across the country continue to seek vaccinations for COVID-19, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is reinforcing several helpful tips offered by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to help residents watch for scams.  “These are unprecedented times, and as health care professionals...
As many of you are receiving your absentee ballots or will be going to the polls in a few weeks, you will notice two ballot proposals submitted by Crawford County. The first ballot question asks if you would support a renewal of 0.4845 mills for a period of 8 years for the Grayling Recreation...
District Health Department #10 announced the launch of monthly COVID-19 County Profiles to its website to provide individuals insight into how COVID-19 has impacted each of its counties individually and jurisdiction-wide. These county profiles include monthly case data, known source of exposure...
District Health Department #10 (DHD#10) is urging residents to double check the labels of their alcohol-based hand sanitizers or rubs (ABHSR) for methanol and is warning of the serious adverse health effects associated with methanol-based hand sanitizers. Methanol, when used as an active...
District Health Department #10 (DHD#10) urges individuals to seek medical care and do not delay if you are experiencing symptoms of a serious illness. “While we are ordered to stay home to prevent COVID-19, many people may think they shouldn’t seek medical care if they are having other medical...
Our world, as we knew it, has changed forever.  Unprecedented.  Things have changed drastically in the past two weeks. And with Governor Whitmer’s Executive Order of Monday, another step was taken. The name of the Executive Order says it all: Temporary requirement to suspend activities...
If you told Michigan residents that for just $1 a month they could enjoy vehicle access to more than 100 state parks and recreation areas, 140 state forest campgrounds, hundreds of miles of state trails, historic sites, family-friendly events, hundreds of boating access sites and other outdoor...
The League of Women Voters of Michigan would like to share the following information with voters prior to the state’s election on Tuesday, March 10.   New Voting Rights   • Citizens may register to vote right up to and including Election Day NOTE: From the 14th day before and through...
To the editor: It seems we may have a little irresponsible journalism creeping into our news. The headline of this week’s Viewpoint reads “Causality Between Health And Air Pollution Is Undisputed.” Fair enough, I won’t dispute it. But the entire Viewpoint is devoted to climate change and CO2...

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Grayling, MI 49738

Phone: 989-348-6811
FAX: 989-348-6806
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