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Harvest Queen and court crowned at Fall Fair

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — There’s likely few who would have traded places with any of the judges for the 2019 Harvest Queen Pageant, held at the Horne …

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Thousands attend 117th New Liskeard Fall Fair

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — Wet, cool weather did little to dampen the enthusiasm for the largest fall fair in Northeastern Ontario. The 117th New Liskeard Agricultural Society …

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Successful hatching for 31 baby turtles

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COLEMAN TOWNSHIP – The hole on the side of Portage Bay road was just big enough for a baby snapping turtle to make its entrance into …

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Harvest Queen Pageant a “royal” experience

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — It’ll be a truly “royal” experience when 500 or more onlookers pack themselves into the Horne Granite Centre to witness the crowning of …

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Englehart hospital CEO explains hospital changes

ENGLEHART (Staff) – Englehart outgoing chief executive officer and president Gary Sims provided Englehart council with an explanation of concerns raised through a letter to the editor to the Temiskaming …

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Food bank has eye to helping school children

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – Low-income families with children are finding it increasingly challenging to meet the costs of buying education supplies, clothing for school, and food for school …

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Working together for search and rescue

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ARMSTRONG TOWNSHIP – A large five-part search and rescue training exercise recently took place over Ontario and local search and rescuers were fully involved in the …

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Fair and choices

September is fall fair season across the district and by all accounts – from Charlton to Englehart and New Liskeard – every municipality staged excellent, well-run and well-attended events. The …

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Why this election is important

By Darlene Wroe Canada is a very large country. There are many issues across the country – one of which is holding it together. From the Pacific west to the …

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Participants support 39th annual Terry Fox Run

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — Sunny skies greeted walkers, runners, bikers – and dogs – that took part in the 2019 Terry Fox Run. The 39th annual fundraiser …

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Cubs split with Majors as preseason rolls on

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMISKAMING SHORES – After splitting a pair of exhibition games against the Timmins Majors last weekend, the New Liskeard Cubs have at least four more games …

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Basketball league swishes more players would join

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMISKAMING SHORES – Not all the fun happens on the snow in the winter. The Zante’s Men’s Basketball League is coming back for 2019-20 with all …

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October 21 officially called as Election Day

DISTRICT (Staff) – It’s confirmed: the 2019 federal election will be taking place Monday, October 21. Federal leaders are rallying for the campaign kick-off, which, as of the time this …

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Charges laid for stolen property/drug possession

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – Four adults and one youth have been arrested in relation to a break, enter and theft of residence in Temiskaming Shores that occurred on August 17, …

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Preparing for remote patient access unit

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART – The Timiskaming Emergency Medical Services is ready to proceed with the purchase of a remote patient access unit. Just under $80,000 has been accumulated …

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Roof work part of Northern College prep

TIMMINS (Special) – As students begin classes at Northern College campuses this week, there have been some improvements to the facilities. More than $1.5 million was spent on preventative maintenance …

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MP Rota says there’s still work to do

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Incumbent Nipissing-Timiskaming Liberal MP Anthony Rota says that running for another term is important to him, because the Liberal government “has started a …

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Cobalt seeking applicants to join council

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – Cobalt council is inviting applications to fill its vacant councillor’s seat. At council’s committee-of-the-whole meeting Tuesday, September 3, chief administrative officer Brian Walker stated …

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