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Centennial quilt on display

BY ROBERT KIRWIN Fern Legault is a life-long resident of Valley East. She was raised in the Radar Road area as Fern Blais, whose family operated Blais Body Shop.

The show will go on

BY BILL BRADLEY bbradley@northernlife.ca The Sudbury Theatre Centre will continue to entertain audiences for years to come.

Mining company to spend millions

By Walter Franczyk Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2002 Wallbridge Mining Company has struck a deal with Lonmin Plc to inject $4.5 million (US) into mineral exploration in the Sudbury Basin.

City OKs saving silos

By Vicki Gilhula Sudbury city councillors got sentimental earlier this week and gave unanimous support for a plan that would turn the historic Flour Mill silos into a recreation centre.

Sudbury mourns respected senior athlete

Friday, Feb. 1, 2002 A local athlete who inspired many a Sudburian died Tuesday doing one of the things he loved best - running. Kurt Gelbhaar collapsed at the Sudbury Arena. He was 78. A funeral service will be held at 2 pm today (Friday) in the R.

2001 good year for construction

By Walter Franczyk Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2002 A healthy home building and renovation market combined with big projects at Sudbury Regional Hospital and Cambrian College fueled 2001 as Sudbury's best construction season in five years.

Steelworkers are going back to work!

BY CRAIG GILBERT The Steelworkers are returning to the mines, but Inco may have ?set back company-employee relations 15 years.

8/29/03 - Steelworkers are going back to work!

BY CRAIG GILBERT The Steelworkers are returning to the mines, but Inco may have ?set back company-employee relations 15 years.

8/06/03 - Talking helps but no progress in dispute

BY KEITH LACEY klacey@northernlife.ca The company and union involved in the labour dispute at Inco Ltd.?s Sudbury operations are hoping ?informal talks? will continue within the next day or so.

8/26/03 - Tentative agreement reached between Inco and Steelworkers?

Inco Limited and United SteelworkersÂ? Local 6500 reached a tentative deal today that could end the 13-week old strike.