Local News

Local man dies in Rudyard car accident

On 2/27/2020 at 2215 hrs Central Dispatch received a 911 call of an injury accident on Tilson Rd near Strawberry Ln. Deputy Sheriff’s responded and located a small car with heavy damage in the middle of the road. The driver, who was the only occupant of the vehicle, had been […]

Sault Seal Recreation Area – Temporary Closure

Due to current hill conditions and a mechanical issue, the Sault Seal Recreation Area will be temporarily closed effective February 25, 2020. It is anticipated that we will be reopening in a few days and will notify all departments and media outlets with an updated press release in regard to […]

U.P man dead after snowmobile crash in Schoolcraft County

SCHOOLCRAFT COUNTY, MI — An Upper Peninsula man was found dead after a snowmobile crash in Schoolcraft County. Deputies from the Schoolcraft County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched about 12:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 25, to Road 442 on Trail 2 for a report of a snowmobile crash, according to the […]

Snowmobilers threaten closure of trail in Newberry

PUBLIC NOTICE This will be the final warning. Any sled that chooses to disregard the signage that marks the path for travel will ruin this access for all. This past Saturday there were four sleds that drove right by the “No Snowmobiles” and “No Trespassing” signs and had a play […]

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 […]