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LU president to speak to Canadian authors

Judith Woodsworth, the new president of Laurentian University, will be the keynote speaker at the Canadian Authors Association conference July 5.

Cyclist on mission stops in Sudbury

By Danette Dooley Sixty-year-old Stan Wawzonek has set out on a million-dollar mission. The father of four and grandfather of eight, left St. John?s, Nfld., April 30 on a cross-Canada tour to raise $1 million for DARE Canada.

Summer Lecture Series

Laurentian Enterprises is pleased to present its Summer Lecture Series, which will consist of four community lectures, each to be presented by a Laurentian University professor. Admission to the lectures are free but donations will be accepted.

LU to honour five

Laurentian University will award five honourary degrees at its spring convocation ceremonies this Thursday and Friday (May 30 and 31).

Fund set up for sons

A funeral mass was held this morning (Wednesday, May 29) for the young Hanmer mother believed to have been murdered by her common-law husband who then killed himself.

Northeastern lives

Rainbow District School Board?s newest school will be called Northeastern Elementary School. It takes its name from the soon to-be-closed high school of the same name.

School recognized

Chelmsford Public School has been awarded the national gold School Recognition Award for health, physical education, recreation and dance.

Summer workshops

The Enterprise Centre of Cambrian College is offering summer workshops in computer applications such as Windows, Word, Excel, Access, Outlook and the Internet.

Odd job squad

The Sudbury Human Resources Centre of Canada for Students? Odd Job Squad is available for temporary employment. The Odd Job Squad is a unique initiative created to help students find temporary work.

Missing woman last seen downtown

By Rick Pusiak Sudbury police are hoping someone will be able to provide information on a 68-year-old woman missing since Wednesday night.