Chippewa County Newswire

Chippewa County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Chippewa County, MI.

Results 1 - 20 of 48 in Chippewa County, MI

  1. Alert: Work at M-123 Black Creek culvert project to be suspended for seasonRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 12 | State of Michigan

    December 12, 2017 -- Work will be suspended for the season next week at the Michigan Department of Transportation's culvert project on M-123 over Black Creek in Chippewa County. Beginning Dec. 18, the contractor plans to install pole-mounted temporary traffic signals, which will be in place for the duration of the winter shutdown.


  2. Man dies after vehicle hits horse trailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 |

    The collision occurred in Chippewa County in the Upper Peninsula.


  3. Boots at cash registers inspire donors to help vetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 3 | Northern Michigan News

    Veterans' advocates in the Upper Peninsula are using military boots as receptacles for donations that will benefit veterans in need. Boots are displayed near cash registers at 26 businesses in Chippewa County, including Sault Ste.


  4. News 51 mins ago 2:12 p.m.Backyard bobcat gives U.P. couple a rare, close-up, 3-day showRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 | WHAS11

    An Upper Peninsula couple got a rare, three-day close-up of an animal that usually roams Michigan forests unseen - a large bobcat. Diane Serra and her husband, Nick, live on 15 rural acres along the Munuscong River in Kelden, in Chippewa County about 20 miles south of Sault Ste.


  5. Askwith and Dunning doing book readings next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | SooToday

    ... at the Marquette Mining Journal and Sault Tribe newspaper Win Awenen Nisitotung, and as a sanitarian for the Chippewa County Health Department. She's also written for Traverse Magazine, Lake Superior Magazine, her own publication called Homegrown ...


  6. Sex offender charged with molesting 13-year-old girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 |

    ... was living with McCoy at the time. McCoy has two prior sexual assault-related convictions. In March 1993 in Chippewa County, he was convicted of attempted third-degree criminal sexual conduct with a person between the ages of 13 and 15. Then, in ...


  7. Upper Peninsula teen booked on murder charge after assault victim diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 |

    ... to an assault report about 3 a.m. on 12th Avenue, WLUC reported . Jeremy Jon Lehre, 18, was booked into the Chippewa County Jail on an open murder charge, the news station reported. The Michigan State Police Crime Lab in Grayling sent evidence ...


  8. Marriage fraud alleged in bid for U.S. citizenshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 |

    ... of days, investigators determined that a car linked to Murray's girlfriend was parked in the employee lot at Chippewa County International Airport where he worked. Vehicles belonging to Murray and his girlfriend were parked outside of the Ashmun ...


  9. DNR's Eastern Upper Peninsula Citizens' Advisory Council to meet in Chippewa CountyRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2017 | State of Michigan

    ... We are all available to answer any questions as well, and hope to have a good public turn out when we visit Chippewa County." This session will be from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. EDT Thursday, Oct. 19 in the Huron and Erie rooms of the Cisler Student and ...


  10. DNR wants to hear your ideas on state forest planning for Luce and Chippewa CountiesRead the original story

    Sep 7, 2017 | State of Michigan

    ... under review in Columbus, Lakefield, McMillan and Pentland townships (Luce County) and Whitefish Township (Chippewa County). The DNR also is seeking public input regarding management plans for Ecological Reference Areas , rare or high-quality ...


  11. DNR wants to hear your ideas on state forest planning for Chippewa and Mackinac countiesRead the original story

    Sep 5, 2017 | State of Michigan

    ... This year, areas are under review in Detour, Drummond, Kinross, Pickford, Raber and Rudyard townships (Chippewa County), and Garfield, Hendricks, Hudson, Moran and Newton townships (Mackinac County). The DNR also is seeking public input regarding ...


  12. Construction on most Michigan roads easing up for Labor Day weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 |

    ... one lane open in each direction between North Airport Road and North Mackinac Lane. M-123 south of Paradise, Chippewa County, has one lane open in alternating directions at Black Creek using a temporary traffic signal. - Old US-131 , Wexford County, ...


  13. The First Signs of Fall Colors Have Hit Michigan + When To See Peak Fall Foliage in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | WFNT-AM Burton

    ... on Facebook a look at the fall color in Michigan's norther border city. Peak color should hit the Soo and Chippewa County around mid-September, making it a perfect time for a fall drive across the bridge. According to an interactive map produced by ...


  14. Stock photoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    ... lane open in each direction between North Airport Road and North Mackinac Lane. - M-123 south of Paradise, Chippewa County, has one lane open in alternating directions at Black Creek using a temporary traffic signal. - M-553, Marquette County, has ...


  15. U.P. prison worker claims he was fired for refusing to serve rotten potatoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 |

    Steve Pine worked for Trinity Services at the Kinross Correctional Facility in Chippewa County.


  16. Great Lakes Commission celebrates completion of Little Rapids Restoration ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | SooToday

    Marie, Michigan, Thursday. The project, which constructed a new bridge to replace two deteriorating causeway culverts between the island ferry dock and Sugar Island proper and reestablished the flow of water to the Little Rapids for the first time in more than 50 years, was led by the GLC in coordination with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration , the Chippewa County Road Commission, and the Eastern Upper Peninsula Regional Planning and Development Commission, and made possible by funding from the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative .


  17. Some of the world's best hay comes from the UP, but rain threatens this year's harvestRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | Michigan Radio

    ... a season that will go into the record books for all the wrong reasons. Bruce Berkompas is president of the Chippewa County Farm Bureau . His family has grown timothy hay in Rudyard for generations. "There's a saying out there that says you know, ...


  18. 35-year-old man missing in Northern MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    ... e" tattoos on both of his arms. Anyone with information about Sullivan's whereabouts is asked to contact the Chippewa County Central Dispatch at (906) 495-3312 or the Sault Ste. Marie City Police Department at (906) 632-5745.


  19. Michigan Sharp-tailed Grouse Association to hold annual meeting/field trip in Chippewa CountyRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2017 | State of Michigan

    "During this interesting session, sharp-tailed grouse management experts will offer presentations on grouse management and population status in the eastern Upper Peninsula," said Al Stewart, DNR upland gamebird specialist and program leader. "We will also be visiting some important Hunting Access Lands and sharp-tailed grouse management areas."


  20. DNR to begin drawdown of Trout Brook Pond in Chippewa CountyRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2017 | State of Michigan

    The drawdown will begin soon, and will be done under a drawdown permit issued by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality. The land around the pond is entirely within U.S. Forest Service Hiawatha National Forest ownership, but the structure is the responsibility of the DNR Fisheries Division.