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WMH Experiencing Increased Patient Volumes

Sault Sainte Marie, MI – War Memorial Hospital is currently experiencing an increase in patient volumes. “At this time, we are over capacity” said Dr. Kyle Raycraft, Medical Director of WMH Emergency Department. “This means there could be a prolonged wait time in the Emergency Department, as there is a shortage […]

David Wayne Chingwa

David Wayne Chingwa, age 44, of St. Ignace, Michigan, died unexpectantly August 18, 2021, in Petoskey, Michigan. He was born August 8, 1977, in St. Ignace to Cara Denise Chingwa. David grew up and lived in St. Ignace all his life. He attended LaSalle High School and worked in many […]

Ardis James Olmstead

Ardis James Olmstead, age 96, of DeTour, Michigan, died on August 3, 2021 at Medilodge in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. He was born May 17, 1925 in DeTour to Lester Charles and Sarah Ellen (Smith) Olmstead. Ardis grew up in DeTour and attended DeTour Area Schools. He left high school […]

Sandra “Sandy” Konings

Sandra “Sandy” Lea (Adams) Konings, age 76, of De Tour Village, Michigan, died July 10, 2021, at War Memorial Hospital in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. She was born in Sault Ste. Marie, November 11, 1944, to Stanley and Sylvia (Wright) Adams. Sandy enjoyed her family, church, and gardening. She lived […]

Keith Cameron

Keith Allyn Cameron, 76, of Bay Mills, Michigan passed away Sunday July 4, 2021 at Hospice House of the EUP in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. He was born September 21, 1944 in Elbowoods, North Dakota to Herman and Frances (Hugo) Cameron. Keith was a proud member of the Bay Mills […]

Cloverland warns users of recent scam calls

DAFTER, Mich. (July 7, 2021) – Due to a major surge in scam calls, Cloverland Electric Cooperative warns its business and residential members to stay alert of calls threatening to disconnect electrical service. The cooperative, which services the Eastern Upper Peninsula, reports that its small business members have been targeted in […]

‘Not fun’: Northwest heat wave builds, all-time records fall

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Intense. Prolonged. Record-breaking. Unprecedented. Abnormal. Dangerous. That’s how the National Weather Service described the historic heat wave hitting the Pacific Northwest, pushing daytime temperatures into the triple digits, disrupting Olympic qualifying events and breaking all-time high temperature records in places unaccustomed to such extreme heat. Portland, […]