April 26, 2018

On April 19th we asked the question “What do you think is missing from the Sault?” It was thought that we would receive a few hundred responses at the most, what ended up happening was better than could be imagined! We received well over 3,200 comments and reached over...

April 12, 2018

In January of 2016 the concept of a group dedicated to a round-table discussion on creating a more business friendly environment in the Sault Ste. Marie area met for the first time. This group was eventually labeled as the Economic Resource Alliance or ERA for short. W...

December 26, 2017

Capstone Leadership Solutions is located in the SmartZone at 2345 Meridian St., just a few steps away from the Sault EDC offices. Capstone is a healthcare training, coaching, and consulting group that specializes in assessment, planning, and executing key strategies. T...

December 19, 2017

Guido’s, which has 10 locations throughout Michigan, has been located in Sault Ste. Marie for 15 years; the company itself will be celebrating 25 years in 2018. The Sault Ste. Marie location is owned and operated by Carrie Raynard and her goal when bringing Guido’s to...

December 12, 2017

Up North Laundry, located in Sault Ste. Marie at 160 Ridge Street, began in early 2013 with the grand opening of their first location in Newberry. The Newberry location was at one point a closed, empty laundromat that had been left untouched for many years. The future...

November 28, 2017

The Parker Family has owned and operated the Parker Hardware Store for over 46 years. At one point they were affiliated with TrueValue and in the early 2000's they became affiliated with Ace becoming Parker Ace Hardware. The store has changed hands one time, within the...

November 21, 2017

The history of The Antlers goes back over 100 years

when it was operating as the Bucket-of-Blood Saloon. Then, during the Prohibition it operated as North Star Ice Cream Parlor, which was the front business for a speakeasy. For many that have been to Antlers, they may h...

November 14, 2017

Daysmakers Day Spa has been in business for 21 years. Currently Daymakers is owned and operated by Brenda Ransom, who worked her way up, after starting off as an employee to become a business partner; eventually she was even able to buy her other partner out. Daymakers...

November 7, 2017

Superior Styling Salon opened for business in November of 2015 and is owned and operated by Amy Azevedo. Currently, Amy employs a total of six people at her full service salon. They not only work to perfect a person's hair, but they also offer styling services for larg...