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Ex-Teacher Convicted of Criminal Sexual Conduct; Sentenced

Chief explains apparent lenient sentence At the Sault Ste Marie Police Department, student safety is one of our top priorities. On September 11, 2020, we received a complaint from a former Sault Area High School and Career Center student. The student indicated she was sexually assaulted by a teacher while […]

USDA files complaint against Oswald’s Bear Ranch in Newberry

NEWBERRY, Mich. (WLUC) – The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has filed a complaint with allegations against Oswald’s Bear Ranch in Newberry. The USDA filing is against Dean Oswald, Jewel Oswald and Oswald’s Bear Ranch, LLC. According to the filing, signed and dated Sept. 17, 2021, the USDA says it has […]

Drug Smuggling Arrests at Chippewa County Jail

The Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office not only serves the people of Chippewa County with Law Enforcement duties but they also run the Chippewa County Correctional Facility. One of the many duties of the Corrections Staff, is maintaining safety and security, specifically preventing smuggling of contraband and narcotics. Over the past […]

Frontline workers get free ride to Mackinac Island!

Star Line Ferry service is making a first-of-its kind offer to thank frontline workers. Star Line is giving a free round-trip ride to Mackinac Island for medical staff and first responders in October. “You know since we take people to Mackinac Island, we thought hey let’s give them a free […]

Soo Locks Visitor Center temporarily closing next week

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is temporarily closing the Soo Locks Visitor Center from Oct. 4, 2021 to Oct. 8, 2021. The Visitor Center will temporarily close to protect the safety of visitors and contractors while repairs are made to the roof and ceiling […]