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Former Bay Mill Chairman nominated by Biden for Dept of Interior

Former Bay Mills Indian Community Chairman, Bryan Newland, has been nominated by President Joe Biden to serve as Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs in the Department of Interior. “We are very proud of Bryan and his service to Indian Country,” said Whitney Gravelle, Bay Mills Indian Community Chairperson. “During his […]

MSP arrests two downstate subjects for selling meth

SAULT STE MARIE, MICH. On April 14th, 2021 at approximately 9:21p.m. troopers from the Michigan State Police (MSP) Sault Ste. Marie Post made a traffic stop of a vehicle on M-28 Highway near Raco in Chippewa County. The driver was identified as 28-year-old Maxim Timmer from Zeeland, Michigan. The passenger […]

Semi Truck rollover on I-75 results in driver’s arrest

The Chippewa Co Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to SB I-75 at the Mackinac Trail overpass on 4-13-2021 at approximately 1058pm. Deputies were responding to a Semi truck that had crashed and rolled on its side. Upon arrival Deputies found a Semi truck had driven into the median and then rolled […]

The Wicked Sister wins state award

LANSING – Michigan Celebrates Small Business, has been honoring small businesses in the state of Michigan for 17 years and today they are announcing the awardees of the 2021 MCSB annual gala. The 2021 gala will take place on July 20 and will feature three award categories including Michigan 50 […]

M-129 bridge repair project starts April 19

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will be starting work on the M-129 bridge over the Munuscong River on Monday, April 19. The expect to be completed by October 29. The bridge is located on the border of Chippewa and Mackinac Counties. The work will include epoxy overlay, deck patching, […]

Famous Soo Locks Boat Tours Sails into 62nd Season

Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan (April 10, 2021) – Famous Soo Locks Boat Tours is pleased to announce new changes for its 62nd season. Starting May 15, passengers can board the iconic yellow and blue tour boats for a 90-minute tour through the Soo Locks to enjoy highlights of the American […]