This week in SooToday history

Sunday, March 02, 2014   by: Staff

The following is a look back through the archives as we present This Week in SooToday History.

Ten years ago: February 24-March 2, 2004

Major changes at the top of the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. were announced by Joseph Cordiano, Ontario's Economic Development and Trade Minister  Read it here

The Algoma Arts Festival announces a new artistic director  Read it here

Mayor John Rowswell presented John Campbell with an official City plaque, recognizing him as Sault Ste. Marie's "outstanding conspiracy theorist"  Read it here

A Northern Michigan angler pulled a 52-inch, 37-1/2-pound musky out of the St. Mary's River  Read it here

Former Mayors James McIntyre (1960-65) and Alexander Harry (1965-68) were present as the United Way unveiled plans for a fundraising dinner to honour themselves and eight others who've served in the City's top position  Read it here

Five years ago: February 24-March 2, 2009

Concern arose among Tenaris employees over pension fund contributions  Read it here

Crime rates in Sault Ste. Marie dropped significantly in 2008, says the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service's annual statistical report  Read it here

Ontario Public Service Employees Union Local 678 representatives marched from the courthouse to the office of Sault MPP David Orazietti to express concern over contract negotiations  Read it here

The first 3D movie was screened at Galaxy Cinemas in the Station Mall  Read it here

A Michigan Soo woman with a rare extra uterus is part of a “medical miracle” attracting considerable attention at Marquette General Hospital  Read it here

One year ago: February 24-March 2, 2013

It was announced that Huey Lewis and the News would perform at Kewadin Casino  Read it here

The controversy over the Pointe Estates development continued  Read it here

The ribbon was cut at the new Holy Cross Catholic Elementary School  Read it here

We got the scoop on the development plans at the former St. Marys Paper site  Read it here

The King's Singers performed to a near-sold out audience at the Kiwanis Community Theatre Centre as part of the Algoma Conservatory's 21st concert season  Read it here