Author: Mark Krupiarz

Derek Chauvin GUILTY on all charges

The jury in the trial of Derek Chauvin reached a verdict Tuesday afternoon, on its second day of deliberating the case of the former Minneapolis police officer accused of killing George Floyd.  At 5:05pm EST, Hennepin (MN) County Judge Peter A. Cahill announced the verdict of the 12-person jury consisting of five men […]

Sheriff Dept Awards Deputy for Saving Life

Way back in July of 2020, Chippewa County Deputy Lindy Waite was on patrol when she received a call for a medical emergency. Upon Deputy Waite’s arrival she discovered a man on the floor turning blue. Deputy Waite recovered her AED and applied it to the victim, but was informed […]

Mackinac Straits Corridor Authority to host virtual meeting

The Mackinac Straits Corridor Authority (MSCA) will host a virtual meeting on February 3, 2021 from 1-4pm. The meeting will be held on the Microsoft Teams platform in accordance with Public Act 228 of 2020, which gives temporary authorization for remote participation in public meetings and hearings. The purpose of this […]

Chippewa Co Sheriff announces Officer of the Year

The Chippewa County Sheriff, Mike Bitnar, has announced his choice for his department’s Officer of the Year. This year’s recognition goes to Corrections Officer Jordan Perry. Corrections Officer Perry is an 11-year veteran of the Sheriff’s Department assigned to the Medical Division inside the correctional facility. “Jorday Perry has a […]