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Sault Tribe establishes COVID-19 Assistance Program

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. — The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Board of Directors approved a direct services program July 6 to help tribal members. It will be funded with $3.5 million in Covid-19 CARES Act monies. Tribal Chairperson Aaron Payment said, on behalf of the Board of […]

Arrests made in arson case

At 8:13 pm on June 30, 2020, Sault officers were dispatched to the vacated Reiss Coal dock off South St. in the Ashmun Bay for a possible arson incident. The last remaining structure on the property was fully engulfed in flames and was being attended to by the Sault Ste. […]

Allen Kerridge named Kewadin Casinos CEO

Sault Tribe member Allen M. Kerridge has been named Kewadin Casinos CEO by the Sault Tribe’s Board of Directors and Gaming Authority. Kerridge has been serving as interim CEO since May 2019. The change is effective immediately. “The Gaming Authority and Sault Tribe Board of Directors are excited about entering […]

Possible exposure site identified in Chippewa county

CHIPPEWA County, Michigan – The Chippewa County Health Department has identified Lynn Auto Parts in Kinross, Michigan as a possible exposure site for COVID-19. If you were in Lynn Auto Parts between June 20, 2020 and June 30, 2020 please monitor for symptoms and contact the Chippewa County Health Department […]