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Hospital restrictions continue

North Bay General Hospital continues to monitor the influenza outbreak on the Rehabilitation Unit (McLaren Site 300 West) and will continue to restrict visitors to this unit until further notice.

High-powered thieves

The North Bay OPP is investigating a unique theft that occurred sometime between 6 p.m. Saturday to 8 a.m. Sunday from the end of Ellsmere Road, Lyman Township, Tilden Lake.

Show raises more money for Tsunami relief

Ventriloquist Mark Crocker and his sidekick entertain the audience at a tsunami benefit held Sunday at the Best Western. Photo submitted. An event was held during the weekend to help raise money for tsunami relief.

Teen charged following drug recruitment attempt

A 15-year-old North Bay boy has been charged by the North Bay Police Service with drug-related charges after being arrested Sunday. The charges stem from an incident during which the boy had given drugs to another student to sell for him. Cst.
<b>Hurtubise says invention sees through exclusive</b>

Hurtubise says invention sees through exclusive

Photo by Bill Tremblay, Special to Troy Hurtubise has done the seemingly impossible with his newest invention and defied all known rules of physics, he says.

Pressure crack warning

The North Bay Ontario Provincial Police have received numerous complaints of a large pressure crack on Lake Nipissing. The pressure crack is located approximately 100 meters from Silver Beach Park.

Blue Sky Radio extends its reach

Blue Sky Radio co-owners Tim Bertrand (L) and Steve Dreany have recently taken their station onto the Internet. Photo by Levi Perry, Special to
Cab company goes global

Cab company goes global

U-Need-A-Cab driver and plate owner Charles Sullivan demonstrates the new GPS computer he has in his vehicle. All 36 company cabs have the same system allowing for better customer service. Photo by Phil Novak.

Ice rescue

Ontario Provincial Police have released details of an ice rescue Thursday. Four people were safely retrieved after getting stuck in ice on the Sturgeon River.

Wave of Money Hits Local Schools

Ecole Pavillon Héritage are proud of their accomplishment. This school of only 108 students raised $1,539.15 within a one week period for the Red Cross. Grade JK to 4 raised an average of $14 each for the Tsunami effort.