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Hwy 11 closed both lanes

Partial Highway Closure Highway 11 south of Trout Creek, where the four lanes split, is closed in both directions due to a jack-knifed tractor-trailer. Motorists are asked to use caution while traveling in the area.

Racism questionnaires to be distributed

Newspapers in three Northern Ontario cities including North Bay will have their newspapers monitored as part of an anti-racism program.
Centennial Public School Get Smart!!! winners

Centennial Public School Get Smart!!! winners

Centennial Public School Grade 7 and 8 students won most of the North Bay and District Get Smart!!! awards for radio and television commercials they produced.

Liberals will manage nuisance bear problems without spring hunt

The McGuinty Liberal government will take action on the nuisance bear problem but won't reinstate the spring bear hunt, Ontario Natural Resources Minister David Ramsay says.

"I have to stay strong," Ouellette says

Dinnertime has become much quieter at the Ouellette household, Nicky Ouellette says. Ouellette lost her husband Gerry and her four stepchildren two weeks ago in a car accident on Hwy 11 north of South River.
Fisher and Worthington, 1:45 p.m. Wednesday

Fisher and Worthington, 1:45 p.m. Wednesday

The North Bay Police Service is investigating an accident which occured today around 1:45 p.m. at the corners of Worthington and Fisher streets. Two people were taken to hospital and the extent of their injuries is not known yet.
What a great man he was

What a great man he was

News director's note: Nicky Ouellette lost her husband Gerry and her four stepchildren in a tragic car accident two weeks ago on Hwy 11 north of South River.

Hwy 11 four-laning must be finished, Ouellette says (Updated)

Five deaths on Hwy 11 is “enough” for Nicky Ouellette, and the North Bay woman said she’ll be letting the province know they’d better complete the four-laning of the north-south route.

Metal detectors in courthouse

Metal detectors are an “unpalatable” source of court security for North Bay residents and shouldn’t be installed in the city’s court house, says North Bay police chief George Berrigan.

MTO working with city to make Home Depot project a go

The Ontario Ministry of Transportation supports the Home Depot project and has been working with the city to make sure intersection improvements can be done in time for a projected Nov. 1 opening of the home improvement retailer.