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Get a personal tour of Sault Ste Marie Michigan by checking out our video collection. Sault Ste. Marie is the oldest city in Michigan, and among the oldest cities in the United States. Over the course of history, the flags of several sovereign nations have flown over the Sault. Get a glimpse of maritime history at the Soo Locks, where freighters, barges, tugboats and more traverse the 21-foot drop between Lake Superior and Lake Huron every day.

Laker Trail

SNOWY TRAILBLAZERS – A Lake Superior State University outdoor recreation class didn’t let the season’s first snow get in the way of clearing a new trail on Oct. 23 through the woods southwest of LSSU’s Norris Center. Lake State’s physical plant is overseeing the project that may eventually include a footbridge and gazebo. The half-mile route — dubbed the Laker Trail — will offer hiking, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and outdoor classroom opportunities when it opens next year. Campus and area organizations can help with the effort by contacting manager of plant operations Steve Gregory at 906/635-2182. (LSSU/John Shibley)