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MISSING PERSON – GARDEN RIVER – ANISHINABEK POLICE SERVICE

MISSING PERSON – GARDEN RIVER – ANISHINABEK POLICE SERVICE

FROM: Anishnabek Police Services GARDEN RIVER, ON -Police are seeking the assistance of the public in locating a female who has been reported missing to the Anishinabek Police Service, Garden River Detachment. Terri-Lynn Zielinski also known as Terri-Lynn Perrault, 51 years of age of Garden River was last seen Tuesday September 16, 2014 at 7:30

WAWA OPP RESPOND TO MISSING PERSON

WAWA OPP RESPOND TO MISSING PERSON

WAWA, ON –  The Superior East Wawa Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are currently investigating a missing person incident near the Frater Road located approximately 80 km South of Wawa. On Tuesday September 16, 2014 at approximately 8:00 pm the OPP received a report of a missing person. Police have been searching the area

White River Voters Have Many Options To Consider

White River Voters Have Many Options To Consider

WHITE RIVER, ON – Though some Northshore municipalities are seeing their Mayors, or even full council, acclaimed to serve as political leaders for the next 4 years, this is not the case in White River. When White River voters go to the polls on October 29th there will be much to consider as there is a

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Théâtre de Sudbury parmi les gagnats de prix pour l’excellence artistique

Théâtre de Sudbury parmi les gagnats de prix pour l’excellence artistique

L’Ontario rend hommage aux artistes et aux organismes artistiques exceptionnels. Le gouvernement de l’Ontario a récompensé les lauréats du Prix du premier ministre pour l’excellence artistique de 2014, lors d’un gala qui s’est tenu au Roy Thomson Hall ce soir. Le programme du Prix annuel rend hommage aux réalisations exceptionnelles des [Read more]

First Nations

HSCDSB Rededicates Camp In Honour Of First Nations’ Saint Kateri Tekakwitha

HSCDSB Rededicates Camp In Honour Of First Nations’ Saint Kateri Tekakwitha
Camp Korah Renamed St. Kateri Outdoor Learning Centre SAULT STE. MARIE, ON –   The Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board (HSCDSB) proudly recognized the rededication of Camp Korah at its Board meeting last night.  Camp Korah has been renamed the St. Kateri Outdoor Learning Centre. The rededication ceremony saw participation from both local First Nations [Read more]

25 Year Old Male Critically Injured in Single Motor Vehicle Collision

25 Year Old Male Critically Injured in Single Motor Vehicle Collision
MARATHON ON – Thursday the 11th of September 2014 approximately 9:45pm, officers from the Marathon detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a call regarding a Motor Vehicle Collision (MVC) involving a single motor vehicle. The Superior North EMS and Marathon Fire Department attended as well. The vehicle was travelling on the Marina Road [Read more]

2014 Crocker Lake Family Fish Derby Highlights

Manitouwadge/Marathon

#CrossoverInsider : New Movie and Game Releases in Marathon & Manitouwadge

#CrossoverInsider : New Movie and Game Releases in Marathon & Manitouwadge

WEEKLY INSIDER A monster causing mayhem while trekking towards the USA. A timeless love story between 2 cancer-stricken teenagers. A tiny Newfoundland village doing whatever it takes to get a doctor. What do all of these very different stories have in common? They are the plots to this week’s exciting batch of new releases. There [Read more]

Marathon Makes The Switch to LED Streetlights

Marathon Makes The Switch to LED Streetlights

FROM: RealTerm Energy MARATHON, ON – Savings in municipal  expenses and energy costs are two clear reasons why Marathon is upgrading to light‐emitting diode (LED) streetlights. Installation begins in mid-­‐September upgrading the 495 fixtures to energy-­‐efficient LEDs that are expected to reduce streetlight energy [Read more]

Manitouwadge Municipal Elections : Lack of Candidates Sign Of Apathy?

Manitouwadge Municipal Elections : Lack of Candidates Sign Of Apathy?

MANITOUWADGE, ON – Voters in Manitouwadge do not have much of a decision to make in regards to the upcoming October 24th municipal election. The four Councillors’ positions only have four registered candidates; Sheldon Plummer who has served on the current council (2010-2014), Raymond Lelievre who served as Councillor previously [Read more]

Marathon Mayor Rick Dumas Remains Unchallenged, 7 Vying For Councillor Positions

Marathon Mayor Rick Dumas Remains Unchallenged, 7 Vying For Councillor Positions

MARATHON, ON – It’s that time again, the 2014 municipal electoral race may begin heating up in Marathon as registration for those seeking election has closed and there are nearly double the number of candidates for positions as Town Councillors as there as there are seats to fill. Mayor Rick Dumas remains unchallenged in his role as [Read more]

Hughes on Headlines “Manufactured outrage

Hughes on Headlines “Manufactured outrage

Just about everyone stands in firm opposition to crime. It is a position with roots in a sense of fair play and the golden rule as well. In politics the accusation of being soft on crime is a big time attack. For some people there is no room for any position beyond that of a [Read more]

Suspect Apprehended after Canine Search

Suspect Apprehended after Canine Search

MARATHON ON –On Saturday the 13th of September 2014 approximately 2:00 pm, Officers from the Marathon detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) observed a vehicle partially in the westbound ditch of Hwy 17 in Pic Township. Investigation revealed that the vehicle had been reported as stolen from Sudbury, Ontario. One [Read more]

Manitouwadge Public School Parents Please Note

Manitouwadge Public School Parents Please Note

Information Packages If you haven’t already done so, please remember to return the information package that your child would have brought home on the first day of school. Terry Fox Walk September 24   – Our school will be taking part in the annual Terry Fox walk – weather permitting.  We have pledge sheets at the [Read more]

Greenstone

Total of $2,000 in Fines for Too Many Fish

Total of $2,000 in Fines for Too Many Fish

Two southern Ontario men have pleaded guilty to possessing an over-limit of walleye. Garry Wincherook of Metcalfe and Robert Best of Lakefield were each fined $1,000 for possessing nine fish over the legal limit allowed by their sport fishing licences. The court heard that on June 10, 2014, Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry conservation [Read more]

Rainfall Warnings In Effect For Some Northshore/Greenstone Communities

Rainfall Warnings In Effect For Some Northshore/Greenstone Communities

4:34 PM EDT Tuesday 09 September 2014 Rainfall warning in effect for: Geraldton – Longlac – Caramat Manitouwadge – Hornepayne Marathon – Schreiber Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Agawa – Lake Superior Park Rain, at times heavy, is expected. A low pressure system over the southern Plains will track northeastward [Read more]

BREAK AND ENTER IN LONGLAC

BREAK AND ENTER IN LONGLAC

GREENSTONE, ON – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Greenstone Detachment are investigating an occurrence of Residential Break and Enter. On August 23, 2014 between 12:00am and 6:00am the garage located at the residence of 104 John Street in the Municipality of Greenstone ward of Longlac was broken into. The items taken were: one white and orange [Read more]

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]

EDUCATION/School News

Letter to the Editor : Multicultural Association Welcomes Newcomers

Letter to the Editor : Multicultural Association Welcomes Newcomers

Submitted by : Thunder Bay Multicultural Association Welcome, newcomers to Canada and Northwestern Ontario. Our region is dedicated to helping new arrivals to Canada with settlement and integration to their new communities. Part of what we do is to provide services while you are settling in your new home town. Thunder Bay [Read more]

HSCDSB Rededicates Camp In Honour Of First Nations’ Saint Kateri Tekakwitha

HSCDSB Rededicates Camp In Honour Of First Nations’ Saint Kateri Tekakwitha

Camp Korah Renamed St. Kateri Outdoor Learning Centre SAULT STE. MARIE, ON –   The Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board (HSCDSB) proudly recognized the rededication of Camp Korah at its Board meeting last night.  Camp Korah has been renamed the St. Kateri Outdoor Learning Centre. The rededication ceremony [Read more]

NOSM Researcher Participating in $55.5M National Dementia Initiative

NOSM Researcher Participating in $55.5M National Dementia Initiative

Wednesday, September 10, 2014, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Federal Minister of Health, announced the launch of the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA), a national initiative aimed at tackling the growing onset of dementia and related illnesses and improving the lives of Canadians with these illnesses [Read more]

St. Martin Elementary’s Social Media Resources

St. Martin Elementary’s Social Media Resources

TERRACE BAY, ON – Parents, staff and students of St. Martin Elementary School now have one more way to stay in touch and keep up with import things happening at school. Principal Kerry Robinson-Desjardins has created a Facebook page for the school and students and their parents who use Facebook are encouraged to [Read more]

Manitouwadge Public School Parents Please Note

Manitouwadge Public School Parents Please Note

Information Packages If you haven’t already done so, please remember to return the information package that your child would have brought home on the first day of school. Terry Fox Walk September 24   – Our school will be taking part in the annual Terry Fox walk – weather permitting.  We have pledge sheets at [Read more]

Law Enforcement

Wawa Male Charged With Assault

Wawa Male Charged With Assault

WAWA, ON –  September 11, 2014 at 11:25 am members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Wawa Detachment were advised of an assault that had taken place in the Town of Wawa, Ontario.  The assault included the use of a shopping cart and a 50lbs bag of wet soil. The victim did seek medical treatment.  [Read more]

Traffic Stop Results In Impaired Charge

Traffic Stop Results In Impaired Charge

WAWA, ON – On the 14 September 2014, at approximately 9:35 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Wawa Detachment were on general patrol on Mackey street when they observed an orange Dodge Caravan stopped at the intersection of Broadway Ave and Mackey Street for a long period of time. OPP officers stopped [Read more]

Hughes on Headlines “Manufactured outrage

Hughes on Headlines “Manufactured outrage

Just about everyone stands in firm opposition to crime. It is a position with roots in a sense of fair play and the golden rule as well. In politics the accusation of being soft on crime is a big time attack. For some people there is no room for any position beyond that of a [Read more]

Suspect Apprehended after Canine Search

Suspect Apprehended after Canine Search

MARATHON ON –On Saturday the 13th of September 2014 approximately 2:00 pm, Officers from the Marathon detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) observed a vehicle partially in the westbound ditch of Hwy 17 in Pic Township. Investigation revealed that the vehicle had been reported as stolen from Sudbury, Ontario. One [Read more]

OntORA and its Members Fined $25,100 for Illegally Accessing Lake

OntORA and its Members Fined $25,100 for Illegally Accessing Lake

A Corporation and its members have been fined a total of $25,100 for trespassing for the purpose of fishing and disobeying access restriction signs. Ontario Corporation Number 1796926 – Ontario Outdoor Recreational Alliance (OntORA) was found guilty and fined $20,000 for trespassing for the purpose of fishing. The OntORA President, Michael Boudreau of Hawk Junction, [Read more]

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