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Hwy. 11 Reopened

DISTRICT (Staff) – Highway 11 south of New Liskeard is now reopened to traffic following an early morning (Thursday, September 11) crash which claimed the life of a North Cobalt More…

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Furrow fun

Ontario's Northern Newspaper - The Temiskaming Speaker - New Liskeard Fall Fair

“Chrome and thunder” The showcase that is the New Liskeard Fall Fair Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — The New Liskeard Fall Fair is set to get underway Thursday, September 11...

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Ontario's Northern Newspaper - The Temiskaming Speaker - Another successful Englehart Fall Fair

“Where Families Share”

Another successful Englehart Fall Fair Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART — It’s been well over one hundred years that the Englehart Fall Fair has succeeded in delighting young and old with flower exhibitions, a...

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TWO VISIONS

Gwen Pollock, seen here, and fellow artist Suzanne Burke-Lalande were inspired to create a show called Two Visions, on display at the Englehart and Area Historical Museum until September 14....

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Ontario's Northern Newspaper - The Temiskaming Speaker - Arts & Entertainment - Suzanne Burke-Lalande

VIEW FROM ABOVE

Suzanne Burke-Lalande is seen here with her work View From Above, which is merino/corriedale wools wet and dry felted, thread embellished. It is one of the pieces currently on display...

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BIKERS REUNION SUPPORTS COMMUNITY CANCER CARE

Ontario's Northern Newspaper - The Temiskaming Speaker - Community Cancer Care

The 2014 July long weekend Bikers Reunion was another successful event helping to raise $120,000 for the Community Cancer Care program with offices in New Liskeard and Englehart. In total...

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A fair improvement

Ontario's Northern Newspaper - The Temiskaming Speaker - New Liskeard Fall Fair

New Liskeard Fall Fair goers will enjoy freshly painted bleachers thanks to the efforts of the Rotary Club of Temiskaming Shores and Area Tuesday, August 26. Pictured here at work...

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WELCOME BACK!

Ontario's Northern Newspaper - Back to School

A welcoming committee of staff and students greeted Grade 9 students at Ecole secondaire catholique Sainte Marie (ESCSM) on the first day of school on Monday, August 25. From the...

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From the Editor’s Desk

Do campaigns matter? This Friday, September 12, is the deadline for candidates to declare their intentions for the October 27 municipal elections. Then the election campaigns officially get underway. In this...

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Letter of the Week

Darlene Wroe’s New World Dear Editor: This is regarding Darlene Wroe’s column in the August 20 Temiskaming Speaker entitled “Sustainability, Stability and Equality” Perhaps I am late responding to Ms....

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We have pride

Dear Editor: Recently, I was disappointed when I heard that there were some negative remarks made about the Lions Club of Cobalt and Coleman recent event, the Mining Competition in...

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Three of four

Ontario's Northern Newspaper - The Temiskaming Speaker - Sports - New Liskeard Cubs

Cubs start strongly with points in both games Steven Larocque Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – It was a good start last weekend to the 2014-15 campaign for the New Liskeard...

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On the Run

Ontario's Northern Newspaper - The Temiskaming Speaker - Sports - Terry Fox Run

Terry Fox event keeps posting big numbers DISTRICT (Staff) – Last year the Terry Fox Run for cancer research raised $12.5 million across the province in the classic Fall event. Now...

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TRYING TIMES

Ontario's Northern Newspaper - The Temiskaming Speaker - Sports - New Liskeard Lions Midgets

Hockey players throughout the area are competing in tryouts for their various age levels. The New Liskeard Lions Midgets had 39 kids out to open camp with some cuts already...

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COLEMAN TOWNSHIP HOUSE FIRE

Ontario's Northern Newspaper - The Temiskaming Speaker - Coleman Township House Fire

Fire destroyed a family home on West Cobalt Road in Coleman Township last Saturday, September 6. Coleman Fire Department Deputy Chief Martin Cook said they received the call at 9:15...

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Pursuing STATO trail northward

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) — The South Temiskaming Active Travel System (STATO) trail organizers have their sights set on getting the trail extended from the New Liskeard waterfront into Dymond Township....

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Motorcycle deaths headed for seven-year high says OPP

ORILLIA (Special)– With 26 motorcycle fatalities on record so far this year and at least two more months of the motorcycle season remaining, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is concerned...

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New art studio in Cobalt

Ontario's Northern Newspaper - The Temiskaming Speaker - Business - New Art Studio in Cobalt

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT — Area people interested in learning more about painting with watercolours, drawing, using mixed media, or creating collages, can now do so at a local...

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“We’re starting over”

Family Health Team exploring options Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — The Great Northern Family Health Team will now be exploring options for its future location. The Temiskaming Hospital...

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City’s role in solar farm questioned

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — The City of Temiskaming Shores is receiving $800 a month from the solar farm on municipal property adjacent to Highway 11 and Radley...

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Federal funding for Village Noel and others

Ontario's Northern Newspaper - The Temiskaming Speaker - Politics - Federal funding for Village Noel and others

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — Federal funding of more than one-quarter million dollars to the area was announced Thursday, September 4, at the Mini-Foire Gourmande in New Liskeard....

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“Not ignoring situation”

Ratepayer questions city on former Grant boathouse TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) — Temiskaming Shores ratepayer Ray Lafleur questioned council in a public meeting Tuesday, September 2, regarding the costs that have...

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MP has sights on new gun Act

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter DISTRICT — Nipissing-Timiskaming MP Jay Aspin is gathering input from area people regarding an upcoming bill, the Common Firearms Licensing Act, which the federal government expects...

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