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Harvesting more than just spuds

Harvesting more than just spuds

BY BILL BRADLEY Valley Growers, Greater Sudbury's largest potato farm with 475 acres in production this year, are adding value to their crop and jobs to their community, says manager Tami Rainville. "We're not just growing potatoes.
Debunking the urban myth of Market Square

Debunking the urban myth of Market Square

BY BILL BRADLEY Many people think the Downtown Farmers' Market has few, if any, local producers and vendors, yet nothing could be further from the truth.

Fiddler to play North Bay

Natalie MacMaster will play in North Bay Dec. 6 at the Capitol Theatre. She will also play in Barrie Dec. 8. The fiddler is on a cross-country tour in support of her 10th album, Yours Truly.

Cline show should attract broader audience

BY LIBBY DORNBUSH In A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline, the opening show of the 2006/7 season, Sudbury Theatre director George Pothitos has brought a very different opening show experience to Sudbury.

Luminaries poetry night at LU

The second event in the Luminaries Reading Series takes place in the Brenda Wallace Reading Room at Laurentian University's J. N. Desmarais Library on Friday, Oct. 13 at 7:30 pm. Featured poets are Roger Nash and Lauren Carter.

Red Cross has local aid

The Sudbury Branch of the Canadian Red Cross may be able to help some individuals and families pay for their disconnected utilities, if they qualify, through  the Provincial Government's Utility Bank.

IDNR-TV wants local viewers

The Amazing Persona is now offering viewers IDNR-TV, a new digital cable channel, on Channel 945 free for six months.

Friday the 13th could be lucky

Time is running out to claim a second prize worth $50,000 for a PAYDAY ticket sold one year ago in Northern Ontario. Anyone possessing this ticket should contact the OLG Prize Centre  in Toronto before 5 pm this Friday the 13th.

Radio City's Rockettes making Canadian debut in Toronto

The Suites at 1 King West have signed on as the presenting sponsor for the Canadian debut of The Radio City Christmas Spectacular starring the world-famous Rockettes.

Spirit of Patsy Cline visits STC

BY JUDI STRAUGHAN Close your eyes, listen to a haunting refrain from Sweet Dreams, and suddenly you're transported back in time to the 1960s, when you slow-danced the night away with the one you loved. Ah, yes, Patsy Cline.