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Soo Locks poised for new chamber construction

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. — Construction of the third and largest phase of the newest Soo Lock will start this summer, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said this weekend, following the signing of a $1.068 billion contract. The contract allows Kokosing Alberici Traylor LLC, a joint venture headquartered...
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Detroit News

More than $1B awarded to Soo Locks modernization project

More than a billion dollars has been awarded to the Soo Looks modernization project, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced. The Corps' Detroit District expects construction to start on a new lock this summer with Friday's award of $1.068 billion for the locks in Sault Ste. Marie. "The...
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Sault Ste. Marie Celebrates Eighth Annual Slashin’ Ashmun Cruise Night

From new sports cars to classic trucks, traffic in downtown Sault Ste. Marie was at a crawl Friday. The eighth annual Slashin’ Ashmun Cruise Night took place under blue skies. The event started in 2015 as a way to relive the memories of the 70s and 80s, when Ashmun street in the Soo was a hot spot for cruising around. Gas was around a dollar a gallon and the music and burnouts were loud. Just like back in the good ole’ days. People cruised around in a classic, a junker, a motorcycle and even a new car fresh off the lot.

Hoffman new Soo Tribe chair

SAULT STE. MARIE, MI— The Sault Sainte Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians has a new chairman. The tribe’s Board of Directors appointed vice chair DJ Hoffman chairman at a special meeting Monday. Former chair Aaron Payment resigned on May 10. Hoffman will serve out the rest of that...

Lake Superior State University Renews Annual Tuition Agreement With U.S. Coast Guard Sector Sault Ste. Marie, MI

Lake Superior State University renewed its long-established annual tuition agreement with the U.S. Coast Guard Sector Sault Ste. Marie, MI. The collaboration, starting in 2009, encourages area Coast Guard active duty personnel, reserve members, and civilian employees, plus their spouses and dependents, to pursue an undergraduate degree at LSSU by significantly lowering the cost of study.

Otters Trade Ryan Thompson to Sault Ste Marie

The Erie Otters traded one of their overage players as the CHL offseason begins. Erie dealt defenseman Ryan Thompson to the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds in exchange for a 10 round pick in 2026. Thompson was acquired by the Otters last offseason from North Bay. During his lone season in...

Community Housing Network Converting Garfield School in Sault Ste. Marie to Apartments

A shuttered school building in Sault Ste. Marie will be converted into apartments. The Garfield School located on Spruce street opened in the 1890’s and closed in the early 70’s. The entire property will have 36 apartments on it for low and moderate income tenants. Community Housing Network from southeast lower Michigan is investing just over $3 million into the project.

Dexter Police arrest man after high speed chase

DEXTER, Mo. (KFVS) - A Michigan man was arrested after police said he led officers on a high speed chase in Dexter on Sunday, June 26. According to Dexter Police, officers attempted to stop Richard Gabriel Shenoskey of Cedarville, Michigan, but he took off driving down several roads. Police said...