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Boats wait out weather

Boats wait out weather

Nine upbound and five downbound vessels were anchored tonight in the Sault Ste. Marie vicinity, awaiting an end to high winds creating whiteout conditions, the U.S. Coast Guard tells SooToday.com. At 5:45 p.m., the George A.
Emergency warming centre at Prince Township Hall

Emergency warming centre at Prince Township Hall

The Sault Ste. Marie Police Service issued the following announcement at 4:41 p.m.
Boniferro gets bigger

Boniferro gets bigger

Eight months after buying Domtar Inc.'s Sault Ste. Marie hardwood operation, Boniferro Mill Works today announced a significant expansion and the hiring of six new employees.
Hate your cell phone? Give it to Kathie!

Hate your cell phone? Give it to Kathie!

Tired of cursing your cell phone? Instead of throwing it in the river (which would be very unhealthy) why not donate it to Clean North's newest recycling initiative? Here's what the environmental group's chair, Kathie Brosemer, sent us this afternoon
Local Red Cross wins national award

Local Red Cross wins national award

The Sault Ste. Marie Red Cross Community Garden project (shown) is one of two initiatives that helped the local chapter win a national award.
Bushplane Heritage Centre throttles forward

Bushplane Heritage Centre throttles forward

The Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre will be getting a new multimedia theatre show, thanks to a half-million dollar FedNor grant. The money won't go directly to the Sault museum, however.
Elliot Lake man died of hypothermia, not drowning

Elliot Lake man died of hypothermia, not drowning

Donald Phillips died last weekend of hypothermia, not drowning, East Algoma OPP disclosed today. On Saturday, police reported that the 47-year-old Elliot Lake man had died after a boat containing three men overturned on Esten Lake.
Local man charged with printing kiddie porn

Local man charged with printing kiddie porn

The Sault Ste. Marie Police Service has charged a local man with printing/publishing child pornography and other sex-related offences. The charges, involving a 39-year-old Sault man, were laid at 9:30 a.m. yesterday.
LSSU campus will re-open at 10 a.m.

LSSU campus will re-open at 10 a.m.

Lake Superior State University, which closed its doors temporarily at 8 a.m. this morning, will re-open tham at 10 a.m. LSSU closed briefly to allow the weather to stabilize and for maintenance crews to clear parking lots.
SooToday.com's exclusive ReggieCam weather image

SooToday.com's exclusive ReggieCam weather image

Back door of Reggie's Place Tavern, Queen Street East, 8:25 a.m. ReggieCam is an unregistered trademark of SooToday.com. Whatever that means.