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Finnish Lutheran church turns 70

BY OIVA SAARINEN Between Nov. 28 and Dec. 1, St. Matthew?s Evangelical Lutheran Church will be celebrating its 70th anniversary. The anniversary will feature a number of events. The celebration starts Nov. 28 with an Anniversary Dinner at St.

Sudbury corporation fined

Canada Customs and Revenue Agency has announced the Sudbury company BPX Cadillac Courier has been fined just over $91,000 after pleading guilty to evading federal income tax.

Jane Goodall visited in 2002

?People can make a difference if they try and if they are supported along the way.? Goodall That was the Northern Life front page headline May 8 and a quote from Jane Goodall, world renowned conservationist, and a newsmaker of 2002.

Peace troupe

On Saturday, Sept. 14, there will be a peace troupe workshop at the Kinsmen Hall in Lively. This will be a participatory workshop dealing with non-violent ways of dealing with various types of conflict.

Food distribution company known for treating customers and staff well

By Darcy MacRae The past 25 years have been very good for Flanagan Foodservice. The family-owned and operated business celebrated its 25th anniversary recently, showing that customer service and employee appreciation go a long way.

Long Lake Finnish Cemetery reopening Sunday

The Finnish Canadian Historical Society will be re-opening the Long Lake Finnish Cemetery this Sunday. Pastor Hannu Savinainen from the St. Matthews Lutheran Church will officiate proceedings.

Garson?s J. P. Krücker flying high in ultralight plane

BY KATHERINE THOMPSON NELSON J.P. Krücker is carving a successful business out of his love of flying by manufacturing ultralight planes and aircraft floats.

City to host young history buffs in 2003

During the opening ceremony of the 8th National Heritage Fair in Newfoundland this month, Sudbury was named the site for the July 2003 event.

Eye in the Sky catches people high

The Lions Eye in the Sky caught a great deal of public intoxication during the month of December.

Dissent not dead: Judy Rebick

BY DIANE GILHULA Reports about the left?s demise have been greatly exaggerated.