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MSP looking for assistance to identify theft suspect

MSP Sault Ste. Marie Post is seeking assistance in locating a man believed to have been involved in a theft of fuel from the Tone Road Convenience Station. The subject, described as a white male, approximately sixty years old, with a grey beard, and driving a tan, Chevrolet Suburban, pumped […]

Grace period extended for Michigan license, plate renewals

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan drivers whose license or registration expires between April and week’s end will have 120 additional days to renew it without being assessed late fees under new laws that also prohibit such fees broadly unless the secretary of state resumes letting people conduct same-day service at […]

Woman charged with fatal hit and run in Gladstone

DELTA COUNTY, Mich. (WLUC) – A Perkins woman has been arrested following a crash that killed a Gladstone man earlier this month. According to the Gladstone Public Safety Department, at about 3:29 a.m. July 11, 2021, officers were sent to M-35, near North Bluff Drive, for a report of a […]

Soo Twp Fire assists Sugar Island Fire with fire

In the early morning hours Thursday, just after midnight, the Soo Township Fire Department was paged to assist our neighbors on Sugar Island with what was called in as a structure fire. Upon arrival it was determined to be a pile of materials. It was a relief that no one […]

Fire destroys structure in Newberry

On Saturday July 24th, shortly before 12:00pm the Newberry Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire on M-123 in Newberry. Multiple firefighters responding to the station advised of heavy fire and smoke conditions. When Newberry Fire command was alerted of these conditions, mutual aid from Columbus Township Fire was […]

War Memorial Employee Speaks Up for Patient Safety, Receives Award

The Michigan Health & Hospital Association (MHA) Keystone Center honored Kelsey Moran, a certifiednursing assistant at War Memorial Hospital, with the quarterly MHA Keystone Center Speak-up! Award July20. Moran prevented a potential adverse outcome by persistently advocating for a patient who was looking unwellto receive additional assessments and care. Her […]

Michigan Legislature kills law Whitmer used for virus rules

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Republican lawmakers on Wednesday killed a law that underpinned coronavirus restrictions issued by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in 2020, wiping it from the books after Michigan’s Supreme Court declared the measure unconstitutional. The Democrat is powerless to veto the citizen-initiated bill. A conservative group that organized the […]