Local News

Chippewa County Sheriff Receives Donation

On 2-19-2020 Dep Larry Hough and I attended the EUPSC (EUP SNOWMOBILE CLUB) meeting which was held in Hulbert Mi. EUPSC donated $1,500 to the Sheriff’s Office to assist in our Snowmobile Patrols. Sheriff’s Offices all across mid and eastern U.P. were in attendance and received a donation. Dep Larry […]


Deputies Sheriff’s from the Chippewa Co Sheriff’s Office were on a traffic stop on the I-75 Bus Spur, in the Sault Ste Marie area, just after 10 pm on 2-20-2020 when the incident occurred. During the traffic stop a different vehicle crashed into the back passenger corner of the patrol […]

Mackinac Island Fire Responds to Restaurant Fire

At 10:45pm Wednesday night a passerby on Hoban Street saw flames in the window of the Village Inn Restaurant and called 911. Units arrived on scene to a working fire in a restaurant. Firefighters went to the second floor of the building to evacuate occupants while other firefighters brought in […]

Local Resident Needs Help Finding Source of Photo

This is one of our volunteers, Delpha Johnson. Recently Delpha was reunited with this photo and some Valentine’s Day cards that belonged to her sister Arvilla, 77 years ago. A box of old Valentine’s Day cards was donated one day and when another volunteer sorted through the box she found […]

Sault Ste Marie Employee Spotlight

The City of Sault Ste. Marie would like to recognize Department of Public Works Mechanic, Danny Pavlat, for his dedication in keeping our fleet up and running! Danny has been with the City Department of Public Works for 7.5 years. Thank you Danny for your continued commitment to our community!

Outdoor Campus Ice Rink – NOW OPEN!

Seamore has officially opened the outdoor ice rink for this winter.  After a delayed start due to above freezing temperatures, Lake Superior State University was able to open the ice rink for usage as of Friday, February 7.  The rink, located on Pleger Commons, offers a great outdoor experience for […]