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5 Books by Local Authors to Read this Winter

Posted on December 16th, 2019
On Jan. 1, 2020, Lake Superior State University in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, will announce the 45th Banished Words List – a collection of misused, over-used, and useless words that offend the literary senses. More than a gimmick, the annual list reflects the well-earned literary spunk of this… read more..

Celebrate Christmas Open House in Downtown Sault Ste. Marie

Posted on December 10th, 2019
The fun doesn’t stop in downtown Sault Ste. Marie this holiday season. Make sure to head downtown Saturday, December 14th for the Christmas Open House! Celebrate the season with activities for the whole family. The open house is also the perfect time to check out some downtown shops and attra… read more..
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Secrets of Ice Fishing in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan

Posted on December 3rd, 2019
Warm winters have curtailed many cold-weather pursuits in southern Michigan communities in recent years but in Sault Ste. Marie, we don’t have that problem. While the occasional warmer-than-normal winter causes ice to form a little later on area waterways, or sometimes delays snow cover, you… read more..
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The Parker ACE Hardware Parade of Lights to illuminate Sault Ste. Marie

Posted on November 27th, 2019
One of the brightest evenings of the year is set to kick off the holiday season in Sault Ste. Marie, with the return of the annual Parker ACE Hardware Parade of Lights Christmas procession Friday, Nov. 29, at 7 p.m. in Downtown Sault Ste. Marie. For over 20 years now, the Parade of Lights has helped usher… read more..
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Enjoy a Northern City’s Winter in Sault Ste. Marie

Posted on November 25th, 2019
Are you looking for a magical time in the far north? Come and experience winter in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan! Yes! Hear me out. It may be cold – bitter even – but with the right layers and boots, plus a strong Northern attitude of “there is no bad weather only bad clothing,” you will do fine. You mread more..

Small Business Saturday in Sault Ste. Marie!

Posted on November 20th, 2019
This holiday season, make gift-giving a memorable affair by choosing gifts for your loved ones that are personable and found at the locally owned businesses in downtown Sault Ste. Marie. These one-of-a-kind gifts will be cherished for years to come, and you will forever be known as the most thought… read more..
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Make Sault Ste. Marie your hunting base camp

Posted on November 18th, 2019
Sault Ste. Marie is a perfect place to establish a base camp for any Upper Peninsula hunting excursion. In addition to hunting for the usual suspects, including deer, bear, waterfowl and small game, as well as an increasing population of turkeys, the Sault area offers an opportunity that is not foun… read more..
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Sault Ste. Marie is the most wonderful place…to drink coffee!

Posted on November 13th, 2019
The snow is flying, and the air is extra crisp these days in Sault Ste. Marie. Cut the chill and surround yourself with the cozy ambiance and comforting scent of freshly brewed coffee. In between snowball fights and holiday shopping downtown, stop into a locally owned coffee oasis and wrap your finge… read more..
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6 All-Season Historic Sites to Visit in Sault Ste. Marie

Posted on November 5th, 2019
The city of Sault Ste. Marie was established in 1668 by Jesuit missionaries and since then has become a destination filled with historical significance. As the weather begins to cool, the trees shed their leaves and snow begins to fall, take a trip to Sault Ste. Marie to discover the stories that lie w… read more..