Author: Mark Krupiarz

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 […]

Soo Indians open new year with a win and tie in Chicago

The Soo Indians Midget AAA hockey team travelled to Chicago to challenge the Chicago Young Americans in their first battle of the new year. Saturday night’s game opened with the Indians striking first when Colin Goff picked the puck from a Chicago defenseman and beat the goalie for the 1-0 […]

Locks closed after fuel leak discovered on freighter

SAULT STE MARIE, MI — The Soo Locks were closed down for a short time this morning due to a fuel leak discovered within the locks. Around 10:00 am Thanksgiving day, the CSL Tadoussac started leaking fuel while inside the Poe Lock. Linemen noticed the sheen. The Coast Guard had […]