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Cartoonist Lynn Johnston enthusiastic about her new robot project

Cartoonist Lynn Johnston enthusiastic about her new robot project

The books are aimed at kids aged 3 to 5
Timmins' longest serving mayor dies

Timmins' longest serving mayor dies

City flags being lowered to honour Vic Power, whose local political career spanned over four decades
Drunk man chainsawed his furniture during 'terrifying' argument

Drunk man chainsawed his furniture during 'terrifying' argument

32-year-old apologizes for behaviour that was 'definitely out of character'; Crown wanted six months of house arrest but judge agrees to conditional discharge plus probation
Not-so-nice obit reignites debate on how to speak of the dead

Not-so-nice obit reignites debate on how to speak of the dead

'We want people to know the truth about the type of man that he was': Posted this week on SooToday, brutally honest death notice generated plenty of strong opinions
Elliot Lake residents should think twice before buying a shipping container

Elliot Lake residents should think twice before buying a shipping container

'We don't want the public to be able to see the containers' says by-law officer. Elliot Lake by-laws greatly restrict their use
Increase provincial university funding by 11.75% for five years say profs

Increase provincial university funding by 11.75% for five years say profs

'For too long, faculty, staff, and students at Ontario universities have been forced to do much more with much less due to this underfunding'
Urgent need for enhanced highway safety measures, say northern MPPs

Urgent need for enhanced highway safety measures, say northern MPPs

'Truck drivers are calling our office every week to tell us that there needs to be better training and increased oversight'
Eight-year-old reels in 3-foot pike on Lake Nipissing

Eight-year-old reels in 3-foot pike on Lake Nipissing

'He'll be our dinner tonight'
Northern pizza joint's 'unforeseen circumcisions' typo goes viral

Northern pizza joint's 'unforeseen circumcisions' typo goes viral

It even made the cut for George Takei of Star Trek fame to tweet about
Door remains open for Indigenous dialogue, says Ring of Fire mine developer

Door remains open for Indigenous dialogue, says Ring of Fire mine developer

Wyloo CEO says company will continue outreach to project opponents