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Cloverland Outage Alerts and Updates

OUTAGE ALERT (Friday, March 13, 12:54 p.m.): We currently have about 500 services affected by outages due to high winds and trees on the line. Crews are on site on Sugar Island and Whitefish township. Thank you for your patience as our crews work to restore power safely.  *** Outage […]

Sault Tribe prevails in mandatory trust land suit

SAULT STE. MARIE , Mich. — The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians has prevailed in its suit challenging the Department of the Interior’s decision to deny the tribe’s trust land application for land it purchased in Michigan’s lower peninsula. In a March 5 decision, District Judge Trevor N. […]

International Bridge traffic continues upward trend

Traffic for the calendar year-to-date at Feb. 29, 2020, is 182,121. This represents a year-to-date increase of 8.4 per cent. The bridge has processed 102.9 million bridge crossings since 1962. The International Bridge Administration today announced that one-way traffic crossings of the International Bridge at Sault Ste. Marie totaled 89,312 […]


BAY MILLS — Early today, Bay Mills Indian Community became aware that two of our employees might have been exposed to novel coronavirus (COVID-19) while on out-of-state travel to the Washington, D.C. area. Those employees reported the exposure immediately and are taking steps to distance themselves from others until they […]

Clark Twp crash sends two to hospital

Michigan State Police troopers from the St. Ignace Post responded to a two-vehicle personal injury crash. The crash occurred at approximately 07:30 A.M. at the intersections of M129 and E. Nordquist Rd. in Clark Township. A twenty-year old Cedarville man and sixty-five-year-old women from Goetzville were involved in the crash. […]

Ice breaking begins Monday

SAULT STE. MARIE, MICH. – Coast Guard Cutter Katmai Bay starts breaking ice Monday, March 9, 2020 in the lower St. Marys River in preparation for the 2020 shipping season. Later in the week, Coast Guard Cutters Mackinaw, Neah Bay, Morro Bay, and Bristol Bay will augment the icebreaking fleet […]