Author: EUP News Staff

Hospital Medical Officers: COVID-19 Hospitalizations Up 80%

The chief medical officers for 110 of Michigan’s 137 hospitals issued an extraordinary joint statement today warning that the number of patients hospitalized with COVID-19 has surged 80 percent in recent weeks and that dire consequences will result if the trend continues. “This concerning jump puts our entire health care […]

Sheriff gets truck stolen while on radio show

MARQUETTE, Mich. (AP) — A sheriff in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula couldn’t find his marked pickup truck and figured his deputies were playing a joke. It was no joke: The Chevy Silverado was missing Wednesday. Minutes later, a Marquette County dispatcher reported that the vehicle was in a ditch. Sheriff Greg […]

Ralph Oja

Ralph Edwin Arthur Oja, 93, of St. Ignace, Michigan passed away peacefully Tuesday, October 20, 2020, at Castle Rock Retirement Center. Ralph was born June 28, 1927 in Mohawk, Michigan, to John Oja Jr. and Elma Elizabeth (Karvonen) Oja. Ralph attended and played hockey at Calumet High School. He traveled […]

Shawn Durham

It is with a heavy heart the family of Shawn Michael Durham acknowledge his passing on October 15, 2020 in Sault Saint Marie, Michigan, at 43 years of age. Shawn was born in Juneau, Alaska on December 5, 1976 to John David Durham and Lola Rae (Gorder) Durham. Raised in […]

Shirley Koben

Shirley Ann Koben of Hessel, Michigan, died on October 21, 2020 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. She was born to Benjamin and Ann (Hatton) Doot on August 9, 1939 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Shirley grew up in Grand Rapids and attended school there. She moved to France for a time […]

Local man arrested on drug charges

On 10/20/2020 a traffic stop was conducted by a Chippewa County Sheriff’s Deputy at the direction of TRIDENT, the Tri-county Drug ENforcement Team. The vehicle was suspected of trafficking narcotics from the Detroit area to Sault Ste. Marie. Robinson was the sole occupant of the vehicle and was arrested on […]