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Updated COVID-19 Testing Process

Sault Sainte Marie, MI – The State of Michigan has contracted with a COVID-19 testing company to bring testing and reporting to communities across the state. The State contracted testing company, Honu, will take over testing services at the Nolte Street location adjacent to War Memorial. Beginning Thursday, October 28th there will be […]

Chippewa County Health Department Announces Vaccine Clinics

CHIPPEWA County, Michigan – With the recent FDA approval, recommendations from the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and the endorsement of the CDC director, Chippewa County Health Department (CCHD) is encouraging community members to get a booster vaccine if they received the Moderna or Johnson &Johnson (J&J) primary […]

War Memorial Hospital Supports Soo Theatre Restoration Project

Sault Ste. Marie, MI – War Memorial Hospital has committed to supporting the Soo Theatre Restoration Project with a $10,000 donation. The funds are in support of the Soo Theatre’s exterior restoration project, helping to revitalize the historic building. The theatre’s mission is to foster the enjoyment, understanding and development of […]

Rapper formerly known as Kanye West is now just Ye

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kanye is now Ye. A Los Angeles judge on Monday approved the request of the rapper, producer and fashion designer to legally change his name from Kanye Omari West to just Ye, with no middle or last name. “There being no objections, the petition for change […]

Juneteenth could become a Michigan court holiday

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court is considering a statewide court holiday on Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of slavery. The court said it will accept public comment and hold a hearing in the months ahead. Juneteenth commemorates June 19, 1865, when Union soldiers brought the news of […]