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Funding for fifth annual Northern Ontario Showcase

  Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – FedNor is drilling down to extract funding for mining-related promotions. Federal monies of $535,000 will assist Temiskaming Shores and its partners in …

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A Day at Kap Kig Iwan September 23

  Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter EVANTUREL TOWNSHIP – Evanturel Township will be hosting a Day at Kap Kig Iwan Park on Saturday, September 23. The event will include an opportunity …

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Discussing climate change through art

  HAILEYBURY (Staff) — The Temiskaming Art Gallery is now showing the work of Margot Cormier Splane. The Timmins artist has won 15 international awards. Her exhibition creates a dialogue …

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Fall Fair pays off with weather jackpot

  Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — New Liskeard Fall Fair organizers got their wish— for warm sunshine and big crowds, September 14-16. Fair organizers say they are about …

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Brayden D’Arcey crowned 2017 Harvest Queen Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — In front of a standing room only crowd at the Horne Granite Centre, the New Liskeard Fall …

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To mow or not to mow

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – At Cobalt’s committee-of-the-whole meeting, a discussion about grass mowing turned to possibilities in the town to sell smaller lots for 16-foot wide homes. The …

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Missing Moose...

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Ups and downs

• Thumbs down to the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines (MNDM) actually considering an application to drill in, under or around Sass Lake. Sasaginiga Lake, in Coleman Township on …

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Minimum wage-maximum impact

By Steven Larocque The new study that finds the move to a $15 minimum wage will cost 50,000 jobs is a bit of a “duh” moment. What did people think …

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Terry Fox Run supported in Temiskaming region

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter   DISTRICT — “It’s got to keep going without me,” said Terry Fox about his Marathon of Hope. Thirty-seven years later the annual Terry Fox Run …

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Mixed bag for Cubs in latest games

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMISKAMING SHORES – It was a tale of two approaches on the weekend when consistency might have given the New Liskeard Cubs their first win of …

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The Hog Line Report

  The 6th Annual Cobalt-Haileybury Curling Club Golf Tournament is Saturday, September 23 at the Haileybury Golf Club. The four-person scramble format is open to all with an entry of …

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Cobalt discusses growing complaints backlog

  Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – Cobalt council recently discussed its need to be able to better respond to complaints from residents and its need for a bylaw enforcement …

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Federal funding for northern beef research

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter DISTRICT – Federal funding of over $300,000 has been announced to assist the Northern Ontario farm industry. Nipissing-Timiskaming MP Anthony Rota was at the opening of …

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City hopes to win additional provincial money for roads

  Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – The city hopes that the prospect of additional provincial funding for infrastructure can be invested in some roads. Under revised criteria for …

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Annual Cow-Calf Roadshow comes north

  Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter DISTRICT — Despite some cool, rainy weather, the Beef Farmers of Ontario’s (BFO) tenth annual Cow-Calf Roadshow rolled into the Temiskaming region bringing visitors from …

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Preparing an orchard for new crops

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Yvan Chartrand has a vision for the future. He is working on establishing an orchard on the edge of Highway 11 and Bedard …

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Latchford pursuing industrial park

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter   LATCHFORD – The Town of Latchford is looking to acquire land to establish an industrial park. The land is located to the north of the …

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NOP continues organizing

  TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – Trevor Holliday has been officially named the leader of the fledgling Northern Ontario Party. The party held its first annual general meeting August 12-13 in …

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Four-unit townhouse proposed

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – A developer is proposing to build a four-unit townhouse in New Liskeard. The property, located at the corner of Farah Avenue and Edith …

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Cobalt to review water charges to Coleman

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – Cobalt council plans to look at its water rate formula being used to determine water charges to Coleman Township. The formula “has to benefit …

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