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Greenstone vote going online

Municipal council in Greenstone have voted to switch to a new internet and telephone voting system for this year's municipal elections.
Bikers rev up for cure

Bikers rev up for cure

Big burly motorcyclists’ help to create more awareness for prostate cancer, say organizers of the Ride for Dad event. Organizers for the motorcycle fundraiser held a news conference on Wednesday.
Water level falls

Water level falls

Officials with the Ministry of Natural Resources are hoping the rain that's expected over the next couple of days will help with the low water levels in the region.

The all around vehicle

My first All Terrain Vehicle was a 1985 Honda 250 cc Big Red three-wheeler and at the time I was the owner of one of the best machines around. It had power, shaft drive and fat flotation balloon tires.

Desperate need for rain

We’re praying for rain. I’m told that perhaps by the time you read this scribbling, the clouds will have covered the sky and actually opened up. Heaven knows we need it. A drive in the country will tell you just by how much.

Spicy Peruvian meals

It is always a pleasure to visit Peru and experience the food from the highlands and the Andes and also the dishes from the lowlands and tropical coastal regions.
Man killed in Red River Road crash

Man killed in Red River Road crash

Police charged a 49-year-old with careless driving in connection to a fatal vehicle collision on Wednesday.

Costing still out on wind farm connection

The president of Thunder Bay Hydro says it's too soon to tell how much the connection of wind mills on the Nor’Wester Mountains might cost local hydro customers.

Province looks for public input on forestry plan

The Ministry of Natural Resources is now accepting public input into a new forest management plan.
Mill restart delayed

Mill restart delayed

An attorney for Buchanan Forest Products say they are asking for a further extension before restarting the Terrace Bay pulp mill.