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Group not cooperating with COVID-19 exposure investigation

CHIPPEWA COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) — Fifty men were potentially exposed to COVID-19 at a men’s retreat in Pickford last week. Health officials are telling us the group won’t cooperate with their investigation. The LMAS Health Department’s first high-risk exposure site. Health officials said the group potentially exposed not cooperating in […]

Mackinac County Sheriff awarded Sheriff of the Year

    Sheriff Scott Strait of Mackinac County has been awarded the coveted 2020 Terrence L Jungel Sheriff of the Year award by the Michigan Sheriff Association.  Sheriff Strait was presented with the award on Thursday.   The Sheriff of the Year Award recognizes a Sheriff who has made outstanding […]

Local man arrested on multiple felony child abuse charges

Detectives from the Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office and Sault Ste Marie PD were working separate complaints involving injured young children. The complaints involved several children, who were at one point ,under the care of Mr. Guilmette and all ended up with various degrees of injury. On 10-7-2020 Mr. Guilmette was […]

FBI foils plot by militia to kidnap Gov Whitmer

A militia group planned to violently depose Michigan’s government and abduct Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, the FBI said in a federal affidavit filed Thursday. “Several members talked about murdering ‘tyrants’ or ‘taking’ a sitting governor,” an FBI agent wrote in the affidavit, obtained by EUP News. “The group decided they needed […]

State Supreme Court strikes down Whitmer’s emergency powers

Lansing — The Michigan Supreme Court ruled on Friday that Gov. Gretchen Whitmer did not have authority after April 30 to issue or renew any executive orders related to the COVID-19 pandemic under the 1976 Emergency Management Act. The court, in its 71-page ruling, also found Whitmer did not possess the authority to exercise […]

Whitmer Moves U.P. Back To Phase 4 Amid COVID Case Surge

Governor Gretchen Whitmer is moving the Upper Peninsula back to Phase 4 on her plan to restart the state’s economy effective October 9 because of the significant increase in COVID-19 cases there, a move that will require schools to enforce mask requirements, people who can work remotely to do so […]