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VIDEO: Family receives life-changing van

After many years, a local family has finally received a much-needed wheelchair accessible van that allows their son to travel free of pain.
Petition launched to save Dionne Quints home

Petition launched to save Dionne Quints home

"This is a tremendous opportunity for the City of North Bay, for its tourism industry and for its children and citizens, who can all benefit and learn from the history and stories of the Dionne homestead and Quintuplets. They are so very much a part of the city's cultural fabric and historical tourism identity."
OSPCA rounds up 70 dogs in Grassy Narrows First Nation

OSPCA rounds up 70 dogs in Grassy Narrows First Nation

Seventy wild dogs have been rounded up in Asubpeeschoseewagong First Nation (Grassy Narrows) and are bound for Southern Ontario.
Tornado touched down in Stayner Monday afternoon

Tornado touched down in Stayner Monday afternoon

This is Ontario's 11th tornado this year
<b>Human remains found in Bonfield IDed as man missing since 2009</b>

Human remains found in Bonfield IDed as man missing since 2009

No foul play suspected in death of 42-year-old Michael Laframboise
Skull fragments discovered after Guelph parking lot dug up

Skull fragments discovered after Guelph parking lot dug up

Third time in recent years human bones have been found
Thunder Bay school uses Tragically Hip lyrics to teach Canadian history

Thunder Bay school uses Tragically Hip lyrics to teach Canadian history

“Late breaking story on the CBC, a nation whispered ’We always knew that he’d go free.’” -- Gord Downie, in Wheat Kings, from the 1992 album Fully Completely. A Superior Collegiate teacher is using the songs of the Tragically Hip to teach her students about Canadian history.
Pranksters 'have nothing to do with the art or profession of clowning'

Pranksters 'have nothing to do with the art or profession of clowning'

Former Saultite Scott Kaija weighs in on the recent creepy clown trend
Sault hospital now has ER wait time clock on its website

Sault hospital now has ER wait time clock on its website

New Sault Area Hospital online resource tells you how long you can expect to wait in emergency; SAH president says he'll read and sign every patient complaint letter
Milton teen charged in bomb threats to Espanola, Chapleau high schools

Milton teen charged in bomb threats to Espanola, Chapleau high schools

School will be re-opened on Oct. 18