Tag: Chippewa

Carmen Toccoa Chippewa

Carmen Toccoa Chippewa – Lahti of Sugar Island, MI (age 76) a strong, traditional, Anishnabe Kwe citizen of the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians started her journey to the Spirit World on October 11, 2021. Carmen was born in St. Louis, MO on October 1, 1945 to Oscar […]

Catherine (Cathy) M. McKenzie

Catherine (Cathy) M. McKenzie, age 73, of Sault Ste. Marie Michigan passed away on October 5, 2021.  Cathy was born on April 13, 1948, in Sault Ste. Marie Michigan to the late Edward and Helen (Watson) Brown. She graduated from Loretto High School with the class of 1966. On June 28, […]

Thomas “Tom” Allan Payment

Thomas “Tom” Allan Payment, age 75, of Brimley, Michigan passed away Saturday morning, October 9, 2021, at his home. Tom was born on December 9, 1945, in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan the son of the late Thomas and Lois (Jones) Payment.  He graduated from Sault High School with the class of […]

Wayne Allen Morley

Wayne Allen Morley, age 55, passed away on October 12, 2021, at McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital in Petoskey, Michigan.  Wayne was born on September 19, 1966 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, to Francis “Mo” and Dorothy (McPherson) Morley.  He graduated with the Sault Ste. Marie Class of 1985.  On November […]

Ex-Teacher Convicted of Criminal Sexual Conduct; Sentenced

Chief explains apparent lenient sentence At the Sault Ste Marie Police Department, student safety is one of our top priorities. On September 11, 2020, we received a complaint from a former Sault Area High School and Career Center student. The student indicated she was sexually assaulted by a teacher while […]

Sharon Kennedy: The Couple behind U.P. Tire

Thirty-seven years ago I moved back to Sault Ste. Marie from the Detroit area. While having coffee with my sister one morning, I told her that my rusty old Volvo was in need of tires. Jude said there was only one place in town to go and that was U. […]

Sharon Kennedy: A Letter from My Uncle, 1969

“But I like the Great North. Each season holds something special. It might be a soft snowfall, a grey morning with a storm brewing, clearing skies and a dig out after a snowstorm, or maybe the sparkle of a million diamonds on a cold crisp morning as the winter sun […]

Drug Smuggling Arrests at Chippewa County Jail

The Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office not only serves the people of Chippewa County with Law Enforcement duties but they also run the Chippewa County Correctional Facility. One of the many duties of the Corrections Staff, is maintaining safety and security, specifically preventing smuggling of contraband and narcotics. Over the past […]

Lindean Theresa Shooster

Lindean Theresa Shooster, age 67, of St. Ignace, Michigan, died September 15, 2021, in Cheboygan, Michigan. She was born July 10, 2021, in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan to Edward Joseph and Charlotte (Lasley) Martin. Lindean grew up in St. Ignace and graduated from LaSalle High School. She moved out of […]