Tag Archives: St. Mary’s River

Fletcher Trip Up to the Soo

Here’s the Soo Locks, once the home of one of the greatest fisheries in the northern hemisphere, the subject of this treaty: Now: Dropped by Henry and Jane’s place, but I missed them by damn near 200 years: Huh. Interesting … Continue reading

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Building Project on St. Mary’s River Rejected

Here is the opinion in Schmidt v. Army Corps, from the Western District of Michigan, in which the court upheld a decision by the Army Corps not to allow a building project on the St. Mary’s River, near what the … Continue reading

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Protecting the St. Mary’s Waterway

From the Sault (Ont.) Star: First Nations will bridge the river to protect the St. Mary’s on World Water Day, March 22. Elders from both sides of the border will share their knowledge about water ceremonies and raise awareness about … Continue reading

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Granholm Cuts New Deal on Port Huron Casino

I read this just after I assign my students a project to assess the Port Huron deal…. From the Port Huron Times Herald: Gambling on Port Huron Granholm’s support improves the odds for a riverfront casino The long-stalled effort to … Continue reading

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Port Huron Favors Bay Mills Settlement Act

From the Port Huron Times Herald: “Little by little, the odds for a Port Huron casino are beginning to improve. First, there was the important support U.S. Sen. Carl Levin gave the effort earlier this year, a setback to Detroit. … Continue reading

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Bay Mills Charlotte Beach Land Settlement Bill Update

From the Port Huron Times Herald: “Stupak’s bill is the latest of several attempts to win congressional and presidential approval of the Aug. 23, 2002, land swap approved by then-Gov. John Engler and Bay Mills, a Chippewa band based at … Continue reading

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