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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.

Top Liberal campaigner dies (Updated)

George Lowe was a competitive campaigner who knew he still had to live in the community the day after an election, his friend Garth Goodhew says. Lowe died suddenly on Friday, at 67.

Nominations sought for human rights hall of fame

The Nipissing District Human Rights Hall of Fame is seeking nominees to be inducted at a special function in March. Details are included in the following news release issued today at 2:18 p.m.

OPP/MTO roll out new enforcement program

The Ontario Provincial Police and the Ontario Ministry of Transportation will roll out a joint enforcement program on Wednesday.

God and red lights

Even God has to stop for red lights at intersections, says Sgt. Mike Tarini, of the North Bay Police Service. And red lights become even more of a concern during funeral processions, said Tarini, who heads the service’s traffic section.

From the richest to the poorest

Ian McLean will soon see how both sides live in India. The North Bay lawyer—he’s also pastor of Wellspring Christian Fellowship—leaves for the Asian subcontinent next week.
Tube park opens

Tube park opens

The ski hill at Jack Pine Hill remains closed for repairs, but there was a lot of other downhill activity over the weeked anyway.
Skateathon raises $6,100

Skateathon raises $6,100

The Ministry of Community and Safety and Correctional Services/Easter Seal Kids Skate, has raised just over $6,100 dollars. Around 800 people turned out for the skate held this morning at Memorial Gardens.