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Golf resurgence during COVID-19 poised to shatter records at city-owned courses

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COVID has caused some other forms of entertainment and recreation to become off-limits. Golf has marketed itself as having built-in social distancing – players can check-in remotely and walk straight to the first tee. There has also been good weather through the summer and fewer courses with the city of Dayton permanently closing two of its three golf complexes – Kittyhawk Golf Center and Madden Golf Course.

“Unfortunately, (COVID-19) has affected so many, many, many people in so many different ways. But our golf facilities have been able to provide that respite in the storm,” Jurick said.

“And because of that, they’re having – I wouldn’t say record rounds – I would say record rounds for the last 20 years,” he added.

“Busiest golf-wise in several years”

Courses like Beavercreek Golf Club, Heatherwoode Golf Club, Mound Golf Course, Pipestone Golf Club, The

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Dexter would hold elections to sell city-owned property if ballot proposal passes

DEXTER, MI — If passed, a proposal on Dexter’s ballot would require a direct vote from residents in future elections on whether to lease or sell city-owned property, including equipment like trucks and light poles.



text: Residents will be able to vote on a ballot measure proposing changes to selling and leasing property in Dexter for the November election.


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Residents will be able to vote on a ballot measure proposing changes to selling and leasing property in Dexter for the November election.

Right now, such a vote is only needed if the property is a designated park property, according to officials. The new proposal would amend the Dexter city charter on “restrictions on powers to sell or lease property.”

Two sides have emerged on either side of the issue. On one side is the Dexter Citizens for Responsible Government, which has circulated a petition in favor of the proposal. On the other side is Mayor Shawn Keough and Dexter City Council, which passed a resolution

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