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Asphalt for Lakeshore, reconstruction for Jane

One of the worst parts of Lakeshore Drive will be resurfaced this year, as part of North Bay’s $10 million capital budget. City council gave the go-ahead for the project at a budget meeting Thursday night.

ONTC union chief happy with Bartolucci meeting

Northern Development and Mines Minister Rick Bartolucci will be the “breath of fresh air” needed by the Ontario Northland Transportation Commission,” said Brian Stevens, CAW Local 103 president.

Hwy 11 New Liskeard closed

Hwy 11 New Liskeard Closed Highway 11 at New Liskeard is closed near North Quarry Road and at New Liskeard due to a multi-vehicle collision. Both fire and ambulance are at the scene. At this time, it is unknown what injuries, if any there are.

Returning officer Dunn-for

Cliff Dunn just wants to know what happened. Dunn, of North Bay, had been the returning officer in Nipissing for the past two federal elections, and MP Bob Wood had submitted his name again to handle the job for the new Nipissing-Timiskaming riding.

Butt out and win

A new contest has been announced to try to persuade people to stop smoking.

Comedian hopes for Full House at Capitol Centre

Dave Coulier admits it. Yes, he dated Canadian rock star Alanis Morissette, and no, he doesn’t think her song You Oughta Know was written about him.

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.