MARATHON OPP LOOKING FOR SUSPECT (Click for details/update) The Marathon Detachment of the O.P.P. are currently looking for a suspect involved in a domestic dispute. The male suspect may be armed. All available resources are being deployed in the search for the suspect. Residents who live on Jackson Crescent and Hemlo Drive, in the town of Marathon, are advised to remain in their homes with their doors locked.....:.... The male suspect is described as: a male in his mid 30's, tall, thin build, dark hair, wearing dark coloured clothing. Anyone with information pertaining to this investigation is urged to contact the OPP by calling 1-888-310-1122............::..............Additional details to be released as received from Marathon OPP------------------------------------------------------------------- MANITOUWADGE PUBLIC SCHOOL would like to inform parents that the Breakfast Club at MPS will not be running for the first three days of school. The start-up date for the Breakfast Club is September 8th.----------------------------------Manitouwadge Municipal Pound advises potential responsible cat owners that there is an urgent need for homes for several cats and kittens. If you are looking for a long-term relationship with a appreciative feline companion please call 826-3227 ext 244-----------------------

UPDATE #2: Marathon OPP Search For Suspicious Male

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TRAPPERS FIELD DAY IS AGAIN OPEN TO ALL

MANITOUWADGE, ON - September 6th, young and old will gather for the Manitouwadge Trappers Field Day at Russell’s Landing.  For over 30 years, trappers and their friends and families have spent the first weekend after Labour Day weekend enjoying games, contests and good food in this wilderness setting.  Children enjoy games and prizes while adults also

UPDATE : Marathon OPP Release Name of Male Suspect

UPDATE : Marathon OPP Release Name of Male Suspect

INTERVIEW W/OPP Sgt. Shelley Garr __________________________________________________ OPP SEARCHING FOR MALE IN MARATHON  MARATHON, ON - The Marathon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) continues to look for a male involved in a dispute August 31, 2014.  Upon arriving at the call for service, police learned that the male left the residence and may be armed. All available police

Getting the Most out of Post-secondary Life

Getting the Most out of Post-secondary Life

Tips and Tools to Support Ontario Students Ontario is offering postsecondary students a variety of tips, programs and resources to help them save money, stay healthy and make the most of their experience as they return to campus this fall. “A postsecondary education continues to be one of the most important investments people can make

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Tirer le meilleur parti de la vie étudiante au postsecondaire

Tirer le meilleur parti de la vie étudiante au postsecondaire

Conseils et outils à l’appui des étudiants de l’Ontario L’Ontario offre aux étudiantes et étudiants du postsecondaire toute une gamme de conseils, de programmes et de ressources pour les aider à économiser de l’argent, à demeurer en santé et à profiter au maximum de leur expérience lors de la rentrée des classes à l’automne. «Les [Read more]

First Nations

History and highway connect in Greenstone

History and highway connect in Greenstone
A CREEK RUNS THROUGH IT  “I was almost born here,” says Darren Bananish as he stands in the middle of Creelman Creek.   Darren works for Aecon, the company that is upgrading the culverts on Hwy. 11 just west of Geraldton, less than a mile from the Lavoie home.  He had [Read more]

Ontario Establishes Ring Of Fire Infrastructure Development Corp.

Ontario Establishes Ring Of Fire Infrastructure Development Corp.
Province Supporting Growth in the North Ontario has taken another step to drive progress in the Ring of Fire region, delivering on its July 3, 2014 commitment to establish a development corporation within 60 days.  With headquarters to be located in Thunder Bay, the ROF Infrastructure Development Corporation will work to bring First Nations and the [Read more]

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Manitouwadge/Marathon

TRAPPERS FIELD DAY IS AGAIN OPEN TO ALL

MANITOUWADGE, ON - September 6th, young and old will gather for the Manitouwadge Trappers Field Day at Russell’s Landing.  For over 30 years, trappers and their friends and families have spent the first weekend after Labour Day weekend enjoying games, contests and good food in this wilderness setting.  Children enjoy games and prizes while [Read more]

UPDATE : Marathon OPP Release Name of Male Suspect

UPDATE : Marathon OPP Release Name of Male Suspect

INTERVIEW W/OPP Sgt. Shelley Garr __________________________________________________ OPP SEARCHING FOR MALE IN MARATHON  MARATHON, ON - The Marathon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) continues to look for a male involved in a dispute August 31, 2014.  Upon arriving at the call for service, police learned that the male left the [Read more]

UPDATE: Marathon O.P.P. Looking for Suspect

UPDATE: Marathon O.P.P. Looking for Suspect

OPP SEARCHING FOR SUSPICIOUS MAN MARATHON, ON – The Marathon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is currently looking for a suspicious male involved in a dispute earlier this morning.  Upon arriving at the call for service, police learned that the male left the residence and may be armed.  Police are [Read more]

CSPGNO Promotes Resilience Among Its Students And Staff

CSPGNO Promotes Resilience Among Its Students And Staff

SUDBURY, ON — Conseil scolaire public du Grand Nord de l’Ontario (CSPGNO) begins the new school year with a focus on resilience and positive parent-child relations. All members of CSPGNO’s staff in all of the board’s locations will benefit from training and information sessions with Doctor Wayne Hammond, an expert in the area of [Read more]

MP Carol Hughes on “Labour Day celebrations and challenges”

MP Carol Hughes on “Labour Day celebrations and challenges”

Labour Day marks more than the winding down of summer or the last long weekend before the kids head back to school.  It is also a focal point for the important and difficult battles that were waged for labour rights that help define who we are as a country. While we have much to celebrate [Read more]

Sun Shines For Young Entrepreneurs’ Market Day in Manitouwadge

Sun Shines For Young Entrepreneurs’ Market Day in Manitouwadge

MANITOUWADGE, ON – Friday, August 22nd, 2014 a week of hard work, learning and plenty of fun culminated for 13 young entrepreneurs, 9 to 12yrs old,  in a very successful Market Day held at the Municipal Office Parking Lot. Among the new business owners were youth from Manitouwadge, Terrace Bay and even Sault Ste. Marie, [Read more]

Will Manitouwadge’s Entertainment Series Return?

Will Manitouwadge’s Entertainment Series Return?

A number of Manitouwadge residents have been asking me about this year’s  Nite on the Town Entertainment Series (NOTES) and I feel that I should let everyone know what is going on. The series for this year is not operating as it has in the past.  We have no grants to cover expenses but we [Read more]

Greenstone

History and highway connect in Greenstone

History and highway connect in Greenstone

A CREEK RUNS THROUGH IT  “I was almost born here,” says Darren Bananish as he stands in the middle of Creelman Creek.   Darren works for Aecon, the company that is upgrading the culverts on Hwy. 11 just west of Geraldton, less than a mile from the Lavoie home.  He had [Read more]

CSPGNO Promotes Resilience Among Its Students And Staff

CSPGNO Promotes Resilience Among Its Students And Staff

SUDBURY, ON — Conseil scolaire public du Grand Nord de l’Ontario (CSPGNO) begins the new school year with a focus on resilience and positive parent-child relations. All members of CSPGNO’s staff in all of the board’s locations will benefit from training and information sessions with Doctor Wayne Hammond, an expert in the area of resilience, on [Read more]

Ontario Establishes Ring Of Fire Infrastructure Development Corp.

Ontario Establishes Ring Of Fire Infrastructure Development Corp.

Province Supporting Growth in the North Ontario has taken another step to drive progress in the Ring of Fire region, delivering on its July 3, 2014 commitment to establish a development corporation within 60 days.  With headquarters to be located in Thunder Bay, the ROF Infrastructure Development Corporation will work to bring First Nations and the [Read more]

Goldie Oldies Donated: Greenstone Historical Society Acquires Photos

Goldie Oldies Donated: Greenstone Historical Society Acquires Photos

By Edgar J. Lavoie for Greenstone Historical Society GREENSTONE, ON –  Remember when the Times Star sold for 5 cents? Few people in Greenstone can, but in 1946, when the Goldie brothers and Hendry acquired the The Times-Star newspaper, that was the price! Gordon and Douglas Goldie and George Hendry bought the paper from Walter Brebner.  On July 21,  the [Read more]

New Fictional Thriller Set In Geraldton

New Fictional Thriller Set In Geraldton

Kennet Forbes back in Greenstone “I couldn’t put it down!” That’s what every writer of a thriller wants to hear and it’s what many Greenstone residents are saying who have read the latest Kennet Forbes mystery by local author, Edgar J. Lavoie. July 18th, WhiskyJack Publishing officially announced the publication of Geraldton Back Doors as [Read more]

EDUCATION/School News

Getting the Most out of Post-secondary Life

Getting the Most out of Post-secondary Life

Tips and Tools to Support Ontario Students Ontario is offering postsecondary students a variety of tips, programs and resources to help them save money, stay healthy and make the most of their experience as they return to campus this fall. “A postsecondary education continues to be one of the most important investments [Read more]

CSPGNO Promotes Resilience Among Its Students And Staff

CSPGNO Promotes Resilience Among Its Students And Staff

SUDBURY, ON — Conseil scolaire public du Grand Nord de l’Ontario (CSPGNO) begins the new school year with a focus on resilience and positive parent-child relations. All members of CSPGNO’s staff in all of the board’s locations will benefit from training and information sessions with Doctor Wayne Hammond, an expert [Read more]

Helping Make Post-secondary Education More Affordable

Helping Make Post-secondary Education More Affordable

Ontario Encouraging Students to Apply For 30% Off Tuition Grant Ontario is helping college and university students save 30 per cent off their tuition for the 2014-15 school year. The value of the grant has increased annually to keep pace with tuition costs. This year, students in degree programs will save $1,780, while [Read more]

Lakehead’s Fall Orientation helps students make transition to university

Lakehead’s Fall Orientation helps students make transition to university

THUNDER BAY, ON – Action-packed, informative and fun experiences await students participating in Lakehead University’s Fall Orientation. Thunderwolves Howl! 2014, which will be from Thursday, Sept. 4 until Wednesday, Sept. 10, is focused on helping students make a successful transition to Lakehead University. [Read more]

NOSM Engages Communities in Strategic Planning – Here’s Your Turn

NOSM Engages Communities in Strategic Planning – Here’s Your Turn

Together, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) and the people and communities of Northern Ontario are creating a Strategic Plan for the School for the years 2015-2020. From May to September 2014, NOSM’s Dean and CEO Dr. Roger Strasser, Associate Dean of Community Engagement and Senior Associate Dean at [Read more]

Law Enforcement

UPDATE : Marathon OPP Release Name of Male Suspect

UPDATE : Marathon OPP Release Name of Male Suspect

INTERVIEW W/OPP Sgt. Shelley Garr __________________________________________________ OPP SEARCHING FOR MALE IN MARATHON  MARATHON, ON - The Marathon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) continues to look for a male involved in a dispute August 31, 2014.  Upon arriving at the call for service, police learned that the male left the residence and may be armed. All available police [Read more]

UPDATE: Marathon O.P.P. Looking for Suspect

UPDATE: Marathon O.P.P. Looking for Suspect

OPP SEARCHING FOR SUSPICIOUS MAN MARATHON, ON – The Marathon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is currently looking for a suspicious male involved in a dispute earlier this morning.  Upon arriving at the call for service, police learned that the male left the residence and may be armed.  Police are taking into consideration all precautions as they investigate [Read more]

Northern Ontario Drivers Get Studded Tire Extension

Northern Ontario Drivers Get Studded Tire Extension

Ontario Government Committed to Keeping Drivers Safe Drivers who live in northern Ontario can now put on studded tires earlier and keep them on longer, providing motorists with more options to stay safe during severe or extended winter weather. Northern Ontario residents can now use studded tires from Sept. 1 to May 31. Previously, studded tires [Read more]

Ontario Provincial Police UPDATE RE: HIGH RISK OFFENDER

Ontario Provincial Police UPDATE RE: HIGH RISK OFFENDER

 Male has been located KIRKLAND LAKE, ON – The Kirkland Lake Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) enlisted the public’s help in locating Daniel KIRKEY on August 26, 2014 .  Since that notification, police would like to advise that he has been located and no longer poses a threat to public safety. [Read more]

OPP Issue Public Safety Notification RE: High Risk Offender (incl. photo)

OPP Issue Public Safety Notification RE: High Risk Offender (incl. photo)

KIRKLAND LAKE, ON – The Kirkland Lake Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is asking for the public’s help in locating Daniel KIRKEY.  An arrest warrant has been issued after he failed to comply with a Recognizance of Bail.  KIRKEY, 55 years old, has 16 criminal convictions, including five (5) for sexual assault with a weapon.  His last [Read more]

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