Sault Ste. Marie


New Toll Lanes, System Coming To International Bridge

The International Bridge Authority and Michigan Department of Transportation will start opening the lanes Monday night.

CBS Detroit–08/09/2015

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Man Dies, Trucker Jailed After Multi-Vehicle Crash On I-75

Michigan State Police say 38-year-old Grant Childs died after a tractor-trailer struck his vehicle Friday afternoon on north I-75 in Sault Ste. Marie.

CBS Detroit–08/08/2015

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Michigan Arena 1 Of 4 ‘Hockeyville USA’ Finalists; Voting Ends Wednesday

“The Mitten” might be home to Hockeytown with the Detroit Red Wings, but an Upper Peninsula city is vying to become Hockeyville USA.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/21/2015

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Man Charged In Daughter’s Accidental Shooting On Hunting Trip

Shellsea Lefebre was killed Sept. 21 when a rifle accidentally fired from the front seat of a vehicle.


cell phone tower

Verizon Brings 4G LTE Network To Sault Ste. Marie

Verizon Wireless expanded its 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network in Sault Ste. Marie and its immediate surrounding communities.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/16/2013

Merit REACH-3MC Map 12-27-12

Soo Library Boasts New Fiber-Optic Connection from Merit

Merit Network Inc. announced Friday that it has connected Bayliss Public Library in Sault Ste. Marie with a new fiber-optic line as part of the REACH-3MC project.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/24/2013

EPA Gives $2.6M To Improve Great Lakes Beaches

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says more than $2.6 million in grants are being awarded to help improve water quality at Great Lakes beaches in Michigan and Wisconsin.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/29/2012

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1,000-Foot Freighter Runs Aground In St. Mary’s River

The Coast Guard responded to a 1,000-foot freighter that ran aground early Wednesday morning in the downbound channel of the St. Mary’s River.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/15/2012

Sault Ste Marie International Bridge (Wikimedia Commons)

June Celebration Set For Soo Bridge 50th Birthday

U.S. and Canadian officials are planning a celebration next month for the 50th anniversary of the bridge that links Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., and its Ontario namesake.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/19/2012

Dustin Denkins and his Suburb Solar EasySun generator

Tech Tour Day Three: On The Northern Michigan Road

Getting from Sault Ste. Marie to the Traverse City area took a little longer than I thought it might because of a couple of really fascinating stops on Saturday, Day Three of the Great Lakes Innovation and Technology Report’s 2012 Spring Tech Tour.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/13/2012