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Flood watch in effect

Flood watch in effect     DISTRICT (Special) — The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry – North Bay District is advising area residents that a Flood Watch is now More…

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Honouring heroism

Rescuers’ courageous efforts recognized Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – “You had our backs.” So wrote Tracy Burck of the neighbours and first responders who rescued her and her daughter from...

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Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Twenty Questions with Diane Armstrong

Twenty Questions with Diane Armstrong

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter This week’s Twenty Questions features an interview with author/columnist Diane Belanger Armstrong. She has written a book called Mud, Muskeg & Mosquitoes chronicling the story of...

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My new New Liskeard neighbourhood

Newly moved back to New Liskeard from a neighbouring town, I will take the opportunity to extoll the virtues of this most populous community. The predominant characteristic is that of...

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Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Ms. Claybelt’s story

Ms. Claybelt’s story

Turning heads at thirty years old Through breeding, the Holstein has changed through the years, and our Ms. Claybelt represents what the breed looked  like at that time. Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING...

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The holiday season is here

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - The Holiday Season is Here

The enjoyment of Christmas scenes and lights throughout the towns and country is now getting into full swing. The Verrier family in Englehart were enjoying setting up their outdoor Christmas...

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GENERATING INTEREST

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Interest from a new Smart and Caring Fund will be invested in projects that enhance Temiskaming Shores’ way of life

Interest from a new Smart and Caring Fund will be invested in projects that enhance Temiskaming Shores’ way of life. Fueled by annual contributions over 22 years of $18,000 from...

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Going forward

Challenges continue to rise out of the shifting environment, both physical and economic. The agriculture community is now being impacted under a very wet harvest season, and many millions of...

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From the editor’s desk

Public Feedback A community newspaper editor flips through his notebook: THE SIGNATURE What’s that saying? “If you do something long enough, you would have seen it all. But then again,...

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Letter of the week

One Day Dear Editor: One Day Take off your hats, And raise your hands Hooray – our Vets are here! To all of them who saved our land By air-By...

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THE QUEEN’S MOVE

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Conseil scolaire catholique de District des Grandes Rivières Chess Tournament on November 12 at Ecole catholique Saint-Michel.

Ariane Hearn, a Grade 4 student from École catholique Ste-Croix in Haileybury, moves into checkmate position in a game she later said took only four moves to win. Ten schools...

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OFSAA for TD

Saints advance to AA volleyball provincials Steven Larocque Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – A spike in bad weather saw Mother Nature smash the plans of a pair of local volleyball...

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NEOAA finalists

Apollos bounced at basketball playoff Steven Larocque Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – The Apollos capped a strong Senior Girls basketball season with an appearance in the regional finals November 13...

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Property assessments in the mail

DISTRICT (Staff) — Property taxpayers across Ontario are now receiving notices of their property assessments in the mail. The notice will show the assessed value and classification of a property...

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Cobalt gets tanker truck donation from Coleman

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT — Coleman Township has donated a tanker truck to the Town of Cobalt. The donation was acknowledged at a recent Cobalt regular council meeting. Councillor...

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Fines levied for big game hunting violations

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff/Special) – Three southern Ontario men were fined $2,900 after pleading guilty to big game hunting violations in the Temiskaming Shores area. The offences relate to the shooting...

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Cobalt solar sites entering construction phase

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Cobalt solar sites entering construction phase

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT — Strathcona Solar Initiatives chief executive officer Karl Hollett was present with Cobalt town staff and council members recently to announce the official beginning of...

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SEATING ARRANGEMENT

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - New Liskeard Business Improvement Area

To beautify the downtown, the New Liskeard Business Improvement Area (BIA) group has installed a dozen new benches and some bike racks. Pictured with some of the new seating are...

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Thornloe Cheese, Wabi Iron get FedNor help

DISTRICT (Special) – Two Temiskaming companies are assessing their operations with the goal of improving manufacturing processes and boosting production. Thornloe Cheese and Wabi Iron and Steel in Temiskaming Shores...

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Outgoing reeve

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Outgoing reeve Giving back to the community

Giving back to the community Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter CHAMBERLAIN TOWNSHIP — Bill Dickinson’s career in municipal politics has spanned 20 years. His career on Chamberlain Township council started in...

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Changing of the guard at city council

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – The city’s mayor bid farewell to some councillors as the municipality prepared to welcome new ones. “I do want to commend the council...

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From Parliament Hill

Nipissing-Timiskaming MP Jay Aspin This October, we lost two incredibly brave Canadians, Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent and Corporal Nathan Cirillo to savage and cowardly attacks. Indeed, it is a difficult...

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