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Farmer?s market place to shop for harvest meal

Make your Thanksgiving feast a meal to remember, with a fresh twist on tradition and some help from Ontario?s farm-fresh goodness available this Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the farmer?s market.

Time to support our idol

Sudbury MPP Rick Bartolucci is urging Greater Sudbury to support local Canadian Idol hopeful Daryl Brunt, one of eight finalists on the popular talent contest.

Science North closed for maintenance

Science North is closing for 12 days, from Monday, Jan. 9 through to Friday, Jan. 20 for scheduled maintenance.

Mayor for a day

The winner of the Big Brothers Mayor For A Day Contest will be announced today at 1:30 pm at the gymnasium of St. Augustine School in Garson. The winner will then spend the following Thursday at City Hall. The student from St.

Good quarter for Hart

Hart Stores Inc, an operator of mid-sized department stores, reported net earnings of $2.1 million for the third quarter ended Oct. 29, compared with $1.4 million for the same period in the previous year, an increase of 44.9 percent.

Gastro-enteritis outbreak over

The Sudbury & District Health Unit has officially declared an outbreak of gastro-enteritis on floor 4BC of the St. Joseph?s Health Centre over. No transmission of the still unidentified virus has been reported since Dec. 23.

New book celebrates the northern experience

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN heidi@northernlife.

Cambrian College rakes in $2.8 million for apprenticeship program

Cambrian College and Northern Ontario were among the benefactors of last week?s announcement that the province is investing $37 million in Ontario?s apprenticeship system, $6 million of which is designated to the expansion of the Co-op Diploma Appren

Storm knocks out power in Whitefish

Approximately 240 customers in the Greater Sudbury area are currently without power after a wicked wind storm knocked out power for more than 50,000 homes, primarily in Northeastern Ontario.

Long-term care patients left little choice

BY CRAIG GILBERT craig@northernlife.