Sault Ste. Marie

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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

GLITR Editor Matt Roush (left) visits Innovative Composites in Sault Ste. Marie with general manager Chris Olson.

Tech Tour Day Two: High Tech’s Growing In The Soo

Michigan’s oldest city dates back to the 1660s. Its most famous feature, locks that get freighters around treacherous rapids between Lake Superior and the Lake Michigan-Huron system, date back to the 1850s. But stay tuned. Sault Ste. Marie might just be famous for something else pretty soon, something at the farthest reaches of technology.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/13/2012

Matt's high-tech Tech Tour Mobile at a rest stop and scenic overlook off I-75 just south of the Mackinac Bridge.

Tech Tour Day One: Road Trip!

Greetings from Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan’s first city, as the Great Lakes Innovation and Technology Report’s 2012 Spring Tech Tour kicks off.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/10/2012