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Elvin Trerice “Terry” Smith Jr.

Terry Smith, 82, of St. Ignace, passed away Sunday morning, February 9, 2020, at home surrounded by his family. He was born September 17, 1937 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan to Elvin and Agnes (Closs) Smith and lived on the same corner in Evergreen Shores all his life. He graduated […]

CCHA being reestablished including NMU, Michigan Tech, LSSU

(WLUC/Press Release) – Seven prominent NCAA Division I hockey playing institutions who first announced last June the exploration of a new Division I men’s hockey conference that will begin play in the 2021-2022 season, have now shared that the league will be reestablished and branded as the Central Collegiate Hockey […]

Art Van Furniture reportedly exploring bankruptcy, possible sale

Meredith Spelbring, Detroit Free Press Michigan-based furniture retailer Art Van Furniture’s private equity owner is reportedly exploring options of sale and filing for bankruptcy.  Private equity firm Thomas H. Lee Partners LP is in the process of working with advisers and creditors to find a possible buyer for the company and […]

Ida Ellena Kraft

Ida Ellena Kraft, age 99, of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away Friday evening, February 14, 2020, at the Hospice of the EUP – Hospice House. Ida was born on January 27, 1921, in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada to the late Anthony and Petronilla (Ricci) Cristello.  Ida came to […]

Sault Ste Marie Employee Spotlight

The City of Sault Ste. Marie would like to recognize Department of Public Works Mechanic, Danny Pavlat, for his dedication in keeping our fleet up and running! Danny has been with the City Department of Public Works for 7.5 years. Thank you Danny for your continued commitment to our community!

ICE arrests 75 in weeklong operation in Michigan, Ohio

Detroit — During the first week of February, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers arrested 75 foreign nationals in Michigan and Ohio, including an El Salvador alleged gang member, officials said. The agency’s Enforcement and Removal Operations targeted at-large criminals and immigration violators in the two states from Feb. 1-7. “ICE officers […]

Phone use linked to teen anxiety?

(CBS News) – A new study in the journal Child Development shows nighttime usage of a cell phone can increase anxiety and depression in teenagers and reduce self-esteem. This is the first study that shows a direct link between screen time and mental health. Psychologist and CBS News contributor Lisa […]

Push to open Great Lakes waterways year-round

United States Representative Mike Gallagher visited Sturgeon Bay to tout his new bipartisan legislation, which aims to ensure the Great Lakes are navigable for commerce throughout the winter. Gallagher pointed out that the current system, relying on the US Coast Guard for limited travel, dates back to the 1930s. Gallagher […]