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LU engineering students get grant to destroy Flour Mill Silos Monday

By Lionel Fudd An announcement has just been received from minister Dan Newman, Minister of Northern Mines and Development, that Laurentian University's champion mining engineering students have been awarded a $1 million contract to demolish the Flou

Early Years Centres open

Sudbury's Ontario Early Years Centre officially opened for business this week.

Former police chief gets new position

Former Sudbury police chief Richard Zanibbi has been named new board chair for the Manitoulin-Sudbury Community Care Access Centre.

PEAT brochure tops

The 2001 Partners in Eco-Adventure Tourism (PEAT) summer brochure was recently chosen best speciality tourism publications by the Economic Developers Council of Ontario.

Science North going ape with chimp exhibit, film

The Ontario government will invest $750,000 to assist Science North to create a 6,000 square foot travelling exhibit featuring the work of world-renowned scientist Dr. Jane Goodall.

A true romance: couple celebrates 60th anniversary

By Rick Pusiak There's a very special couple in Sudbury who can honestly say they danced through a good part of the last century and held hands all the time. bottom Anne and Mike Kuinka were married in Timmins on a cold Feb. 1, 1942.

Angela had mental capacity of an 11-year-old

Deborah Jardine has created a website in her daughter's memory. The following is part of her story taken from Vanished Voices ( ) Angela was my first pregnancy and I decided to have her by natural childbirth.

Sudbury broker directs provincial association

Sudbury real estate broker Bryan Moran is the director-at-large for the Ontario Real Estate Association. He will represent association members on the board of directors and at senior level executive committee meeitngs.

Trucker campaigns against long hours

Peter Turner took his campaign against the proposed 84-hour work week for truck drivers to truck stops in North Bay and Sudbury last week. "Truckers don't want to drive 84 hours a week.

Your help needed

Madeleine Sauve at the Canadian Red Cross is collecting personal hygiene products for the Personal Disaster Assistance Program. The products will be used to fill comfort kits that are distributed in emergencies such as fires and floods.