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SSM/Algoma Crimestoppers: Bike Theft From Agero (Video)

SSM/Algoma Crimestoppers: Bike Theft From Agero (Video)

SSM/ALGOMA DISTRICT, ON – Crime Stoppers and the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect of theft. On the 14 of June at approximately 6:00 pm a male was walking by Agero located at 475 Pim Street. The male was carrying an orange bag

Hanmer Resident Wins $75,000

Hanmer Resident Wins $75,000

TORONTO, ON – Jacqueline Pelletier is celebrating after winning a $75,000 top prize with Instant Neon 3x Multiplier (Game #1895) on a ticket she purchased at Speedy Lotto on Highway 69 in Hamner. “I love to play instant tickets,” said Jacqueline while at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto to

Crossover Insider : New Movie Releases, Win $100 and MFSC Fundraiser

Crossover Insider : New Movie Releases, Win $100 and MFSC Fundraiser

Are we alone in the universe? This topic has been explored by scientists and astronauts for decades both in movies and in real life. Agents Mulder and Scully gained fame for their X-Files roles which saw them utilizing their FBI connections to explore reports of the unknown. This week, a team of

Indigenous Affairs

Oshki-Pimache-O-Win Education & Training Institute Graduation (Video)

Courtesy of NetNewsLedger. To watch the ceremony from the beginning, use the slider next to the play button and push it to the left. [Read more]

Matawa First Nations Offer Condolences to the Begg and Keeash Families

Matawa First Nations Offer Condolences to the Begg and Keeash Families
Matawa First Nations Also Urge Matawa Learning Centre Students to Exercise Caution in the City of Thunder Bay THUNDER BAY, ON – Matawa First Nation Chiefs, Board of Directors and staff today offered their deepest condolences to the Begg family and community of Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug [Read more]

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EDUCATION/School News

Our Lady of Lourdes Hosts Multi-Board Track Meet

Our Lady of Lourdes Hosts Multi-Board Track Meet

MANITOUWADGE, ON –  June 13, 2017, Superior North Catholic District School Board students, as well as student-athletes from a number of other boards, gathered in Manitouwadge for some fun, [Read more]

George O’Neil PS Releases Song & Video Co-Written by Shy-Anne Hovorka

George O’Neil PS Releases Song & Video Co-Written by Shy-Anne Hovorka

NIPIGON, ON – What an incredible way to end the school year! “Currency of Love” is a new song and video by students from the George O’Neill Public School . Co-written by [Read more]

New Report Highlights Growing Gaps Between Education in North and South

New Report Highlights Growing Gaps Between Education in North and South

Annual report on Ontario’s schools shows decline in library staff, music teacher; improvements in Indigenous education TORONTO, ON– A new report from People for Education – based on survey [Read more]

CSCNO Schools in ALgoma to Welcome Incoming Kindergarten Students

CSCNO Schools in ALgoma to Welcome Incoming Kindergarten Students

ALGOMA DISTRICT, ON – In the coming weeks, Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO) French Catholic elementary schools in the Algoma district will be offering a warm welcome to [Read more]

Terrace Bay/Schreiber/ Rossport

Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision East of Marathon

Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision East of Marathon

MARATHON, ON – On May 26, 2017 at approximately 10:20 a.m. members of the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single motor vehicle collision east of Marathon on Highway 17, near Dunk Lake. A single motor vehicle, a small 4 door car travelling east [Read more]

Dorion/Nipigon/Red Rock Twp

George O’Neil PS Releases Song & Video Co-Written by Shy-Anne Hovorka

George O’Neil PS Releases Song & Video Co-Written by Shy-Anne Hovorka

NIPIGON, ON – What an incredible way to end the school year! “Currency of Love” is a new song and video by students from the George O’Neill Public School . Co-written by teacher Shy-Anne Bartlett (a.k.a. Shy-Anne Hovorka) and Grade 7 student Kendall Cormier co-wrote the song. The choir from George O’Neill Public School in Nipigon, [Read more]

Manitouwadge/Marathon

Our Lady of Lourdes Hosts Multi-Board Track Meet

Our Lady of Lourdes Hosts Multi-Board Track Meet

MANITOUWADGE, ON –  June 13, 2017, Superior North Catholic District School Board students, as well as student-athletes from a number of other boards, gathered in Manitouwadge for some fun, laughs and competition! This event, hosted by Our Lady of Lourdes catholic school, included participants from Biigtgong Nishnaabeg (Pic River First [Read more]

Crossover Insider : New Movie Releases, Win $100 and MFSC Fundraiser

Crossover Insider : New Movie Releases, Win $100 and MFSC Fundraiser

Are we alone in the universe? This topic has been explored by scientists and astronauts for decades both in movies and in real life. Agents Mulder and Scully gained fame for their X-Files roles which saw them utilizing their FBI connections to explore reports of the unknown. This week, a team of astronauts aboard the [Read more]

Thunder Bay-Superior North Constituency Youth Council Launching New Social Media Campaign

Thunder Bay-Superior North Constituency Youth Council Launching New Social Media Campaign

THUNDER BAY, ON – The Thunder Bay-Superior North Constituency Youth Council is excited to announce its #RedefiningSuccess social media campaign. The CYC’s 22 members have been hard at work collecting stories from people around the region who are successful in all walks of life. “We have recognized that students today feel a lot [Read more]

#CrossoverInsider : Fidget Spinners Available & This Week’s New Release Trailers

#CrossoverInsider : Fidget Spinners Available & This Week’s New Release Trailers

Ice Cube’s claim to fame was as a member of the rap group N.W.A (the band featured in the movie Straight Outta Compton) in the 1980’s. Since then, he has diversified his career to include screenwriting, product endorsements, the formation of a professional basketball league and extensive acting credits. Known for his tough as nails [Read more]

Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision East of Marathon

Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision East of Marathon

MARATHON, ON – On May 26, 2017 at approximately 10:20 a.m. members of the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single motor vehicle collision east of Marathon on Highway 17, near Dunk Lake. A single motor vehicle, a small 4 door car travelling east bound, lost control and rolled coming to rest in the [Read more]

#CrossoverInsider : New Release Trailers, What’s NEW@Crossover & How to WIN!

#CrossoverInsider : New Release Trailers, What’s NEW@Crossover & How to WIN!

The X-Men franchise over the years has become a fixture in the world of Hollywood. Based on the Marvel comics, the first X-Men movie debuted back in 2000. Countless sequels have followed including a few spinoffs featuring popular characters. One such character is Wolverine. Hugh Jackman, the affable Aussie actor, has portrayed Wolverine since day [Read more]

Vehicle Occupants Injured in Collision

Vehicle Occupants Injured in Collision

MARATHON, ON – On Friday May 19, 2017 at approximately 7:00 a.m. members of the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a vehicle collision west of Marathon at Highway 17, Township of Coldwell. A west bound vehicle collided with the rear trailer wheels of an east bound tractor trailer.   Emergency services including the [Read more]

Greenstone

Greenstone Resident Charged with Imparied Driving

Greenstone Resident Charged with Imparied Driving

GREENSTONE, ON – On June 6, 2017, at 4:16 pm, a member of the Greenstone Ontario Provicial Police (OPP) Stopped a vehicle within the town of Geraldton, Ontario, for a traffic related infraction. As a result of investigating this incident, the driver, Dakota Jimmy Wilfred SHAWANAMSH, age 24 years of Greenstone, was arrested and transported to [Read more]

Thunder Bay-Superior North Constituency Youth Council Launching New Social Media Campaign

Thunder Bay-Superior North Constituency Youth Council Launching New Social Media Campaign

THUNDER BAY, ON – The Thunder Bay-Superior North Constituency Youth Council is excited to announce its #RedefiningSuccess social media campaign. The CYC’s 22 members have been hard at work collecting stories from people around the region who are successful in all walks of life. “We have recognized that students today feel a lot of pressure [Read more]

Animal Cruelty Charges Laid in Death of 15 Dogs

Animal Cruelty Charges Laid in Death of 15 Dogs

GREENSTONE, ON – An ongoing Ontario Provincial Police investigation has led to charges filed against a pair of people. The investigation started on February 7, 2017, when Greenstone Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) began an investigation into a report of a group of neglected dogs located at a cabin just north of the Lower Flat Rapids [Read more]

Science North Summer Science Camps in 34 Northern Communities

Science North Summer Science Camps in 34 Northern Communities

Online registration available at sciencenorth.ca/camps MARATHON, ON – Registration for Science North Summer Science Camps is now open in 34 different communities in the northern region including Marathon, Nipigon, Terrace Bay,  Geraldton, Wawa and Chapleau. The programs provide a unique blend of hands-on science, fun for kids and contain many new activities! The [Read more]

Greenstone OPP Seeking Information on Stolen Firearm

Greenstone OPP Seeking Information on Stolen Firearm

GREENSTONE, ON – Greenstone Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are currently investigating the theft of a 12 gauge shotgun from a Geraldton, Ontario home.  On Friday, March 30, 2017, Greenstone OPP were contacted by the home owner who reported that he had returned home in the afternoon to find his house had been entered and his firearm [Read more]

Law Enforcement

SSM/Algoma Crimestoppers: Bike Theft From Agero (Video)

SSM/Algoma Crimestoppers: Bike Theft From Agero (Video)

SSM/ALGOMA DISTRICT, ON – Crime Stoppers and the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect of theft. On the 14 of June at approximately 6:00 pm a male was walking by Agero located at 475 Pim Street. The male was carrying an orange bag containing bolt cutters and [Read more]

Sault & Algoma Crimestoppers Crime of the Week (video)

Sault & Algoma Crimestoppers Crime of the Week (video)

Crime Stoppers and the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service are asking for your assistance in identifying a suspect in a theft. On the 23rd of May 2017 at approximately 7:50 p.m. a male entered Home Depot located at 530 Great Northern Road. The male entered the store with a shopping bag and placed a Dewalt [Read more]

Greenstone Resident Charged with Imparied Driving

Greenstone Resident Charged with Imparied Driving

GREENSTONE, ON – On June 6, 2017, at 4:16 pm, a member of the Greenstone Ontario Provicial Police (OPP) Stopped a vehicle within the town of Geraldton, Ontario, for a traffic related infraction. As a result of investigating this incident, the driver, Dakota Jimmy Wilfred SHAWANAMSH, age 24 years of Greenstone, was arrested and transported to [Read more]

Ontario Gov’t “Making Criminal Justice System Faster & Fairer in Northwestern Ontario”

Ontario Gov’t “Making Criminal Justice System Faster & Fairer in Northwestern Ontario”

Province Expanding Bail Programs and Hiring More Prosecutors Ontario is moving forward with its plan to make the criminal justice system faster and fairer by implementing programs to help reduce time-to-trial and improve the bail system in northwestern Ontario. The plan will enhance public safety by making it possible to resolve criminal cases faster and [Read more]

Fined $10,000 for Moose Hunting Offences

Fined $10,000 for Moose Hunting Offences

Jeremy Halvorsen of Eldorado pleaded guilty and was fined $3,500 for hunting a cow moose without a licence and $3,500 for hunting a bull moose without a licence. Three Ontario men have been fined a total of $10,000 for moose hunting offences. Ryan Cane and Jamie De Long of Cobourg, both pleaded guilty and were [Read more]

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