Author: Mark Krupiarz

Waterspout spotted near Mackinac Bridge

MACKINAW CITY, MI – There’s no argument that anytime one mentions the Mackinac Bridge it’s always something spectacular. That was also the case Friday. Travelers on the bridge had difficulty keeping their eyes on the road as a waterspout suddenly appeared to the west of the bridge. The Mackinac Bridge […]

Mackinac County Sheriff awarded Sheriff of the Year

    Sheriff Scott Strait of Mackinac County has been awarded the coveted 2020 Terrence L Jungel Sheriff of the Year award by the Michigan Sheriff Association.  Sheriff Strait was presented with the award on Thursday.   The Sheriff of the Year Award recognizes a Sheriff who has made outstanding […]

FBI foils plot by militia to kidnap Gov Whitmer

A militia group planned to violently depose Michigan’s government and abduct Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, the FBI said in a federal affidavit filed Thursday. “Several members talked about murdering ‘tyrants’ or ‘taking’ a sitting governor,” an FBI agent wrote in the affidavit, obtained by EUP News. “The group decided they needed […]

High speed chase results in man’s arrest in Sault

Sunday night, Sept 6, at about 11pm the Chippewa County Sheriff deputies observed a north bound vehicle run a stop sign in Rudyard at a high rate of speed. Deputies gave chase on Mackinac Trail with speeds reaching 100 mph and the driver running through two additional stop signs on […]

Man dies in motorcycle accident on US-2

MACKINAC COUNTY, Mich — Mackinac County Sheriff’s Deputies are investigating a fatal motor vehicle accident that occurred on US-2 near River Road in Garfield Township. Deputies and Troopers from the Michigan State Police St. Ignace Post were called to the scene Saturday afternoon for a two vehicle accident involving a […]

Second BLM rally goes off without a hitch

Sault Ste Marie, MI – A second rally organized by local university students in recognition of the death of George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter movement took place Wednesday afternoon in downtown Sault Ste Marie, MI. The event started at roughly 4:30 pm with about a dozen activists and […]

New Phone Scam Targeting Local Residents

There are reports of a new phone scam targeting victims of Chippewa County and surrounding areas. This one accuses you of having an outstanding warrant. According to Chippewa County Sheriff Mike Bitnar, the scammer calls the target and identifies themselves as a Deputy Sheriff from Chippewa County. The target is […]

2020 Mackinac Bridge Walk cancelled

The Mackinac Bridge Authority held a special meeting today, May 13, to determine the status of the 2020 Mackinac Bridge Walk. The result? It’s cancelled! The board felt it was highly unlikely that circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic will continue to prevent crowds of this size from forming by Labor […]