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St. Marys Walleye Club

St. Marys Walleye Club bringing free fishing to US servicepeople

Posted on June 24th, 2019
SAULT STE. MARIE – Now in its second year, the St. Marys Walleye Club is looking to give back to its community starting with a special fishing day for past and present military servicepeople Sunday, Aug. 4th 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. followed by a cookout. Any United States veteran and active military… read more..
Soo Cycles

E-bike rentals now available in Downtown Sault Ste. Marie

Posted on June 12th, 2019
Tired of walking? Wishing you had your bike with you downtown? Don’t want to pedal up hills? Fear not. Soo Cycles is here for you with an array of electronic-bicycles available for rent. Located in the heart of Downtown Sault Ste. Marie across the street from the Soo Locks Park entrance on West P… read more..

8 Things to Know Before Attending a Powwow

Posted on June 5th, 2019
  To Native Americans, a powwow is a time to gather and honor traditions. To a non-native, a powwow may be intimidating as it is a very traditional event. However, all are welcome to attend powwows, native or not. Here are 8 things to know in preparation for attending this traditional celebratio… read more..
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Classic car show drives to downtown Sault Ste. Marie

Posted on June 5th, 2019
SAULT STE. MARIE – Summertime is cruising time, at least it is for the nearly 300 drivers who’ll be taking their classic cars and trucks across the state as a part of the Back to the Bricks Promo Tour it is. Sunday, June 9 will see Portage Avenue (between Ashmun Street and Magazine Street) conve… read more..
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“Hometown Heroes” honored in downtown Sault Ste. Marie

Posted on May 24th, 2019
Blowing in the cool spring breeze, 140 banners saluting Sault Ste. Marie’s veterans are now on display along downtown street poles thanks to the “History of Hometown Heroes” banner project. The project was originally pitched as a fundraiser for the Chippewa County Community Foundation (C… read more..
Engineers Day Sault Ste. Marie Michigan

3 Things You Can Only Do on Engineers Weekend (and So Much More!)

Posted on May 15th, 2019
There are moments in life when a unique window of opportunity opens, and only those who are prepared to climb through that window enjoy an incredible payoff.
Engineers Day in Sault Ste. Marie is a time to see and do things you can’t otherwise do. Here are a few things you can do ONLY if you make plans to b… read more..
Soo Locks Observation Deck

Finding Freighters in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan

Posted on April 29th, 2019
The Soo Locks Visitor Center (SLVC) opens for the season on May 12, 2019, and will be open for our enjoyment from 9 am-9 pm until mid-October. You can call the SLVC hotline at 906-253-9290 for an estimated freighter schedule for boats that are three hours out from the Soo Locks. However,&… read more..

A Guide to Summer Shore Fishing on Lake Superior

Posted on April 17th, 2019
Summer is right around the corner in Sault Ste. Marie! enjoy the newly warm weather by fishing in the majestic Lake Superior. Get your fishing license here or at many local gas stations, and prepare for a day on the largest freshwater lake in the world! Even if you don’t catch your limit, the memories… read more..

Looking Back at the History of Sault Ste. Marie

Posted on April 1st, 2019
Sault Ste. Marie is the oldest city in Michigan and one of the oldest cities in the United States. Let us take a quick trip back in time to learn a little more about this historic place. Many thanks to Bernie Arbic and his book City of the Rapids for collecting and sharing our history. Also thread more..

5 Things You Might Not Know About the Mackinac Bridge

Posted on March 20th, 2019
The Mackinac Bridge or “Mighty Mac” had been a dream since the 1880s to replace the ferry system that spanned the Straits of Mackinac, which connects Lake Michigan and Lake Huron. Here are five interesting facts that you may not have known about the “Gateway to the North.”… read more..