DNR reduces amenities at state parks, recreation areas and trails

To protect public health, violations of social distancing guidelines may result in misdemeanor fines, penalties To help carry out Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Executive Order and further protect public health and safety, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources is closing many amenities offered in state parks and […]

Soo Locks Shipping Season Officially Begins

The Soo Locks are open for business! Wednesday is the first day of the shipping season on the St. Marys River. At one minute past midnight, the H. Lee White entered the Poe Lock on its way to Duluth. The Lee is the first of many freighters that will make […]

State Police seek public assistance solving B&E

The Michigan State Police Sault Ste. Marie Post is seeking your assistance in solving a Breaking and Entering of a seasonal cabin and shed located in Paradise, on Vermillion Road, which occurred 8/10/19, between 5:00 pm and 6:30 pm. The suspects entered the seasonal cabin by forcing the front door […]


CHIPPEWA COUNTY, Mich. — Recently, through various media outlets, there have been concerns being voiced that COVID‐19 testing is not being done in Chippewa County. Healthcare facilities such as War Memorial Hospital (WMH), Sault Tribe Health Center (STHC), and Bay Mills Health Center (BMHC) are collecting specimen samples from individuals […]