North Of The Border

One dead in east end stabbing: Sault Police

SAULT STE MARIE, ON ( – One person is dead and another is in custody following a stabbing in the city’s east end, Sault Ste. Marie Police report. Police say at 4:33 p.m. today, officers responded to a call of an altercation in the 0-100 block of Muriel Drive.  Upon […]

Ontario confirms 977 new COVID cases today

Public Health Ontario has confirmed 977 new cases of COVID-19 today as well as 864 recoveries and nine deaths. The nine new deaths reported today include three people between the ages of 60 and 79 years old, and six people over the age of 80. Four of the people who died […]

Small plane crashes on Upper Island Lake

Not long after 6:30 p.m. Saturday, a small plane crashed on Upper Island Lake, north of Sault Ste. Marie. The pilot and passenger escaped without apparent injury from the overturned plane, says James Egan, a resident of the area. He and his wife were at their residence on the lake when […]

Latin Hispanic Heritage Month 2020 in Sault Ste Marie

Sault Ste. Marie, ON – The Northern Ontario Latin-Hispanic Association (NOLHA) would like to invite members of the community to join them in celebrating Hispanic-Latin American Heritage Month by purchasing a ticket for a special Latin-Hispanic food gift basket! This Latin Heritage event is a fun and delicious way the […]

Mayor, health unit discuss imposing mandatory indoor face masks

City Council will debate the possibility of mandatory face masks after private discussions about the issue took place this week between Mayor Christian Provenzano and Algoma Public Health, SooToday has learned. Dr. Jennifer Loo, APH’s associate medical officer of health, will appear via teleconference at next week’s City Council, Brandon Hazelton, […]

Sault, ON Police request assistance to locate missing man

UPDATE:  Ryan has been found safe in Sudbury. The Sault Ste. Marie, ON Police Service is requesting the public’s assistance to locate 38-year-old Ryan Burke. He is described as being approximately 6 feet tall, 400 pounds, with short brown hair and clean shaven. He is autistic and functions at a […]