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New award honours former Nipissing U president

Nipissing University has created student awards named after its former president.
Mother's love goes skin-deep

Mother's love goes skin-deep

Colleen Ouellette had a special way of saying goodbye to her children over the telephone. Ouellette, of Irish ancestry, would ask them each to put their right hand on their left shoulder and their left hand on their right shoulder.

Coke, cash and drugs seized in bust

Two North Bay men face multiple charges following a police bust Monday night.

A busy suspect

The North Bay Police Service has cleared the following four cases with the arrest of one man. The theft of a vehicle from McIntyre Street E. Feb. 16-17/'03 and the use of it to break into a convenience store in Corbeil; a break and enter Dec.

Cook's Mill Road rezoning one step closer

Vern Vaillancourt doesn’t want an OMB hearing and says he can’t afford one. But it may be the only option he and 15 other Cook’s Mill Road residents have to try to stop a rezoning on their street. Dr.
Pesticide control bylaw passes committee stage

Pesticide control bylaw passes committee stage

City council has been “mandated to take action” on a new pesticide control bylaw, says Coun. Tom Mason. And that’s precisely what the Engineering and Works Committee did at Monday night’s committee meeting of council.

Cop going on trial

A North Bay Police Service constable will be going on trial for charges dating back to 1999.

New minister for Northern Ontario visits

He’s not making any promises, but Joe Comuzzi says North Bay’s application for a federal grant to help with the water filtration plant is being re-visited.

Expensive moose hunt

Two out-of-towners have been convicted and fined for wrongdoing during a Northern Ontario hunting trip.

Ski hill to reopen tomorrow

Jack Pine Hill will reopen to skiers this week. A malfunction in the ski lift last week stranded 50 people in the air, triggering a rescue operation to bring them down.