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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 […]

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 […]

Kayaker missing along Lake Superior shoreline in Marquette

40-year-old Brett Harriman’s capsized kayak was found approximately a half mile north of Partridge Island. He is still unaccounted for. MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) – A capsized kayaker is missing along Lake Superior in Marquette Thursday morning. Officers from the Marquette Police Department are requesting the public’s helping in finding 40-year-old […]

Man dies after fall from Arch Rock on Mackinac Island

MACKINAC ISLAND, MI – Police on Mackinac Island are investigating after a man was found dead at the base of Arch Rock. Mackinac Island Police Chief Doug Topolski confirmed Wednesday that a man in his 40s was found at about 9:15 a.m. The department is investigating the incident, but foul […]

Falcons banded at International Bridge

July 20, 2021 — It’s been a productive summer for the resident raptors at the Sault Ste. Marie International Bridge, with peregrine falcons successfully raising two chicks this year. One egg laid earlier this year did not hatch. Karl Hansen, bridge engineer for the International Bridge Administration (IBA), reported on the […]

MSP investigate homicide in Gould City

UPDATE: The Michigan State Police have issued an update statement as follows: 42 year old Brian Michael Webb was arraigned this afternoon in the 92nd District Court of Mackinac County on a single charge of Open Murder.  The victim, 30 year old Johnathon Palmer, was a brother to Webb.  This […]

St. Ignace Post Motor Carrier Officer Receives Bravery Award

ST. IGNACE, MICH. Michigan State Police (MSP) MCO Jacob Lauer, assigned to the St. Ignace Post, received the department’s Bravery Award during an Employee Recognition ceremony in Lansing today, Monday, July 12. The award is tied to an off-duty incident that occurred this past March as Lauer was beginning a vacation and […]