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Sault Ste. Marie resident dead following reckless driving crash

CHIPPEWA COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- Investigators are asking the public for help in finding answers regarding a fatal crash in the Upper Peninsula. According to investigators, Chippewa County Central Dispatch started receiving calls around 7:59 p.m. Thursday of reckless driving of a truck starting in the Pickford area heading toward Sault Ste. Marie.
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Almost half of Chippewa County residents are fully vaccinated

As of Wednesday, data from the State of Michigan reported there have been 1,086 cumulative confirmed cases and 1,413 cumulative probables of COVID-19 in Chippewa County. There have been 33 deaths because of the virus. Per the health department on Wednesday, 2,430 people have recovered from the virus. Compared to...
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Sault Ste. Marie resident killed during police pursuit, crash Thursday night

CHIPPEWA COUNTY, Mich. (WLUC) - A Sault Ste. Marie resident is dead following a police pursuit and crash in Chippewa County Thursday night. According to the Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office, Chippewa County Central Dispatch received multiple 911 calls, beginning at about 7:59 p.m. June 17, reporting a truck that was driving recklessly in the Pickford area, heading north toward Sault Ste. Marie.
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Chippewa County Health Department to receive token of appreciation

SAULT STE. MARIE — A successful vaccination program for Great Lakes sailors will result in a token of appreciation to the Chippewa County Health Department on June 25. The U.S.-flag Great Lakes fleet began the process of readying their vessels for the shipping season on March 24 amid the pandemic. As COVID-19 cases were surging and vaccines began to roll out, many Great Lakes sailors did not have an opportunity to receive the vaccine in their home state before they needed to report for their essential work.
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Kincheloe suspect arraigned for sexually abusing minors

SAULT STE. MARIE, MI-- A Chippewa County man has been arrested in Colorado on multiple counts of criminal sexual conduct with a minor. Last year Kinross Police investigated a CSC complaint involving a victim between 13 and 17 years old. The suspect in the case fled the area. This year...
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Kincheloe man arrested on criminal sexual conduct charges

CHIPPEWA COUNTY, Mich. (WLUC) - A man who had fled the Kinross area after being investigated for sexually assaulting two children has been found and returned to Chippewa County. 34-year-old Eric John Chambers, of Kincheloe, is facing six counts of criminal sexual conduct-1st degree (child under 13 years old) through...
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Chippewa County sees slowing of COVID-19 cases

As of Wednesday, data from the State of Michigan reported there have been 1,084 cumulative confirmed cases and 1,395 cumulative probables of COVID-19 in Chippewa County. There have been 33 deaths because of the virus. Per the health department on Wednesday, 2,383 people have recovered from the virus. Compared to...
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Upcoming application drive at the Sault Chamber

SAULT STE. MARIE — Upper Peninsula Michigan Works! is hosting an application drive from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on June 16 in the Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce parking lot. All job seekers are invited to attend this free event. Anyone who is looking for a job is encouraged to stop into the chamber during the event at 2581 I-75 Business Spur to fill out an application. Michigan Works! will deliver the application to the employers of the applicant's choosing.
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Woman arrested for burning camper in Chippewa County

CHIPPEWA COUNTY, MI-- A Chippewa County woman has been arrested on an arson charge. Michigan State Police from the Sault Ste. Marie post were called Monday to the scene of a structure fire on 10 Mile Road. They found a camper trailer completely engulfed in flames. Troopers interviewed several people...
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Coronavirus rules, plans updated around Chippewa County

As of Wednesday, data from the State of Michigan reported there have been 1,079 cumulative confirmed cases and 1,394 cumulative probables of COVID-19 in Chippewa County. There have been 33 deaths because of the virus. The Chippewa County Health Department reported that 2,383 people have recovered as of Thursday. Compared...
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Mayer commits to Finlandia football

HANCOCK — Louie Mayer of Rudyard has committed to play for the Finlandia University football team. Mayer had a solid career at Rudyard High School. As a senior, he was All-Great Lakes Eight East Division, All-U.P. First Team, and an all-region selection. He was also Academic All-State and selected to be a U.P. All-Star Game participant.
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Early morning argument results in stabbing in Sault

SAULT STE. MARIE — An argument involving two male subjects resulted in a stabbing incident in the early morning hours of Wednesday, May 26. After a 911 hang-up call, Sault Ste. Marie Police Department officers were dispatched to the scene at 3:04 a.m. 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 seen inside the house. After speaking with occupants of the house, officers learned that there was an argument involving two male subjects.
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Half of Chippewa County has one dose of COVID-19 vaccine

As of Wednesday, data from the State of Michigan reported there have been 1,075 cumulative confirmed cases and 1,391 cumulative probables of COVID-19 in Chippewa County. There have been 33 deaths because of the virus. On Wednesday, it was reported by the Chippewa County Health Department that 2,337 people have recovered.
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Two men sent to hospital, then jail for one after knife fight

CHIPPEWA COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- Two men in Sault Ste. Marie were sent to the hospital for knife injuries and one went to jail afterward following an argument early Wednesday morning. According to the Sault Ste. Marie Police Department, officers were dispatched to a home on Johnston Street after a...