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Upcoming Events in September at Bayliss Public Library

SAULT STE MARIE, MI – Adults will have another chance at winning prizes this season! The autumn adult reading program will run from September 1st through November 30th. Those 18 and over can participate. The sheet can be picked up at the library circulation desk. Preschool storytime is returning this […]

Twin Sault Cruisers Car Show this weekend

This weekend (August 6th) is the Twin Sault Cruisers Car Club’s annual car show in downtown Sault Ste. Marie, MI. Over 100 cars of various types will be on display along Water Street, behind the Ojibway Hotel. The Twin Sault’s Cruisers Car Club was founded in 1975 to bring together […]

State Police seek assistance in locating missing person

ALGER COUNTY, MI—The Michigan State Police, Negaunee Post is attempting to locate a missing person who was last known to be in the Eben Junction area in Alger County. Troopers were dispatched to the Eben Junction area in the late evening of August 3rd 2022 after Linda Golden had not been […]

West Portage reconstruction project to start September 6

Sault Ste. Marie, MI — Effective Tuesday, September 6th, Payne & Dolan will begin the West Portage Avenue reconstruction project. The project area will be from Easterday Avenue to Osborn Blvd. and will consist of the rehabilitation of 1.548 miles of West Portage Avenue. The rehabilitation will consist of cold […]

Respect and Protect our Native Pollinators! 

We are in the peak of summer in the eastern upper peninsula, surrounded by breathtaking scenery and pristine bodies of water that are deeply intertwined with our culture and livelihoods. Landscapes of vivid greens and vibrant shades of blue are accented by fields of white, purple, and yellow flowers that […]

International Bridge to change over toll system

The International Bridge is excited to announce that we are upgrading our tolling system. Our new systemwill introduce features that will improve your tolling experience. The new system is scheduled to go liveAug. 10. Over time, we will discontinue our current cards and transition to 6C RFID windshield tags that […]

New Lock at the Soo Phase 1 construction nears completion

SAULT STE MARIE, Mich.—With only closeout items remaining the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District’s New Lock at the Soo substantially completes its first phase of construction. “We are waiting on final survey results and anticipate they will show the deepened areas as complete, really only have some punch-list […]

Chippewa County District Court celebrates final Sobriety Court Graduates

Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan—Chippewa County District Court congratulates its final two graduates from the misdemeanor Sobriety Court. Sobriety Courts use an intensive probation period that involves a coordination between treatment providers, probation, courts, prosecution, and defense attorneys. Every other week this team meets to review participants’ progress.   Following this team […]