Local News

45 year old female charged with 2nd degree arson

SAULT STE MARIE MI – Troopers from the Sault Ste Marie Post were called to the scene of a residential structure fire on 10 Mile Rd in Chippewa County on May 31. Upon arrival, troopers found a camper trailer fully engulfed in flames. Multiple individuals in the area were contacted, […]

Man jumps into power canal in apparent suicide

At approximately 12:15 pm on 5-26-2021, a patrol sergeant was waived down by a subject near the W. Portage Bridge over the Cloverland Coop power canal. As the officer approached in his vehicle he saw a subject jump from the bridge into the canal.  The sergeant immediately radioed to the […]

Stabbing sends one to the hospital and one to jail

At 3:04 am, the morning of 5/26/2021, Sault Ste. Marie officers were dispatched to 911 hang-up call on the 800 block of Johnston Street. Responding officers found what appeared to be blood on the front door steps and the surrounding area in front of the house. A large amount of blood was […]

Want to be a cop? Chippewa County is hiring!

The Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for a Full Time Deputy Sheriff’s position. Applicants must:- ► Be MCOLES certified or certifiable (state certification for LE)► Posses a Valid drivers license► Pass a criminal history check► Pass a drug test► Pass a background investigation► Pass a Field Training Program► […]

Fire destroys home in Bay Mills

A fire destroyed a house this evening (5/18/21) in Bay Mills Township in Chippewa County. The call came in around 630p.m. Bay Mills, Superior and Dafter Township Fire Depts all responded….as well as DNR. The house is located on 6 mile road just east of S. West Birch Point Loop. […]

A Beginner’s Gaze into May’s Graze Craze

The Eastern Upper Peninsula (EUP) of Michigan has some of the largest open fields in the entire UP.Most of these fields were cleared of trees many years ago and are actively managed as pasture or cutand baled as hay for cattle and other ruminants. The fine grained, and slow draining, […]