Author: EUP News Staff

Whitmer signs bills to extend unemployment to 26 weeks

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed bills to lengthen state unemployment benefits to 26 weeks, from 20 weeks, through the end of the year. The laws enacted Tuesday largely codify changes the Democratic governor had ordered early in the coronavirus pandemic under her emergency authority. The Michigan Supreme […]

Connie McLeod

Connie Sue McLeod, age 71, of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away Monday evening, October 19, 2020, at the Hospice of the EUP – Hospice House. Connie was born on March 22, 1949, in Flint, Michigan to the late Cleo and Isabelle (Mahaney) Hamacher. Connie was the front end manager […]

U-Michigan students told to hunker down for 2 weeks

DETROIT (AP) — Students at the University of Michigan were ordered Tuesday to stay in place for two weeks after a surge of coronavirus cases driven by social gatherings on and off campus. The surge is “overwhelming the ability” of local health officials to confront the pandemic, Washtenaw County health […]

Henry Forrest

Henry A. Forrest, 92, of Brimley, Michigan passed away Monday October 19, 2020 in Powers, Michigan. He was born January 4, 1928 to parents Marshall and Addie Forrest. Harry was a Korean war veteran and proud of his service. He enjoyed hunting, gardening, and being outdoors at his home. Harry […]

Andrew “Andy” Sutton

Andrew Jack “Andy” Sutton, age 66, of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, died on October 4. 2020. He was born on October 11, 1953 in Red Bluff, California, to Hugh and Bertha Juanita (Wedgeworth) Sutton. Andy was raised all over California and Oregon. The family moved around many times around these […]

Sharon Eitrem

Sharon “Jodi” Marie Eitrem, 56, of Sugar Island, Michigan, passed away Friday October 16, 2020 at EUP Hospice House surrounded by her family. She was born November 14, 1963 in Torrance, California to parents Dwane “Bud” and Betty Lane. Jodi loved spending time with family and friends, laughing and making […]

Leona Cain

Leona Mary Cain, age 100, of Hessel, Michigan, died on October 15, 2020 at War Memorial Hospital, Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. She was born on October 4, 1920, the year that women were granted the right to vote, to parents Vincent H. Kowalewsi and Veronica O. Seipp. Leona grew up […]

Janice Burtt

Janice Cecila Burtt, age 80, of Newberry, Michigan, died October 15, 2020. She was born March 7, 1940 to Earl Lancour and Cecila Lancour in Marquette, Michigan. Janice grew up grew up on Fitch Street in Marquette. She also lived Brimley, Michigan, Ohio and Arizona during her lifetime. She attended […]

Sally Jo Postma

Sally Jo Postma, age 57, of Rudyard, Michigan, died October 12, 2020 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. She was born on May 24, 1963 in Sault Ste. Maire, to Chris Jr. and Marilyn Ruth (Meyers) Postma. Sally grew up in Rudyard and graduated from Rudyard High School with the class […]