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  1. Day 4 - " Olympian Tess Bonhomme joins Sudbury torch celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | InsideHalton.com

    Thessalon, Blind River, Serpent River, Sables Spanish Rivers- Masey, Espanola, and Little Current before being guest of honour at an evening community celebration in Sudbury. The Sudbury visit begins at Dynamic Earth on Big Nickel Road with Sudbury boccia Paralympian, Lance Cryderman, who will carry the flame underground and to the base of our city's famous landmark, the Big Nickel.

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  2. Church bells will be ringing Tuesday. Here's whyRead the original story

    Saturday May 30 | SooToday

    Over the next three weeks church bells will be rung at Anglican Churches across the Algoma Deanery (Blind River to White River) in solidarity with the Indigenous peoples in their cry for justice and for a special commission surrounding murdered and ...

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  3. OPP request public assistance in locating missing personRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | SooToday

    NEWS RELEASE ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE *********************** OPP request public assistance to locate missing person BLIND RIVER - East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police is requesting the public's assistance to locate Blind River resident Paula Rousselle, 50 years of age, who was last seen on May 20, 2015 between 5 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. in the area of Causley Street and Leacock Street in Blind River. She is a white female, described as being approximately five feet tall and weighing around 115 pounds.

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  4. Judge rules on 'horrifying and tragic' Blind River caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | SooToday

    ... and delusional when he repeatedly stabbed his father John Hammond with a butcher knife on March 15, 2014 in Blind River. In his six-page decision, Kurke noted Van Impe's opinion that Ian appreciated his conduct was legally wrong, but he wasn't ...

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  5. Son 'appeared intent on killing' during knife attack on father: witnessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | SooToday

    A young Blind River man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to first-degree murder in the March 2014 stabbing death of his 69-year-old father. Ian Hammond's plea came after Superior Court Justice Alexander Kurke consented to a joint Crown and defence request that Hammond proceed to trial before a judge without a jury.

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  6. Police targeting 'The Big Four' this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | SooToday

    ************************* BLIND RIVER National Road Safety Week runs from May 12 to May 18 and kicks off the 2015 safe summer driving season and the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) want to make sure you always take precautions while you are out and ... 1 comment

  7. North Shore town to look at RV park, chemical blending facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | SooToday

    ... Island received $32,665 for a feasibility study on developing a new business park in the community. The Blind River Development Corporation is receiving $18,516 to study the feasibility of establishing an RV park adjacent to a natural beach on Lake ... 1 comment

  8. OPP warn public to protect their propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | SooToday

    ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE ************************* BLIND RIVER The theft of your motor vehicle, or the theft of the contents in your vehicle, can be a traumatic and frustrating experience. The goal of the OPP is to encourage drivers to take a few simple precautions that will protect their vehicles from theft.

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  9. Why are these six people smiling?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | SooToday

    ... Mountain View P.S., East View P.S., White Pines C &VS, Central Algoma Secondary School (CASS), Thessalon P.S., Blind River P.S., and W.C. Eaket Secondary School. First Nation partners included; Chapleau Cree First Nation, Brunswick House First ... 1 comment

  10. Theives make off with chainsaws worth $4,500Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | SooToday

    CRIME STOPPERS ************************* Crime Stoppers and the Blind River Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police are looking for the public's assistance in solving a theft. Sometime between April 3 and April 7, 2015, six Stihl model chainsaws were stolen from a business on Highway 17 west of Blind River. 1 comment

  11. CMPS student places second in public speaking competitionRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2015 | Manitoulin Expositor

    ... Previously Ms. Wahl had placed first in the Grade 7-9 division at the Legion Northern Ontario competition in Blind River with her speech on 'Black Flies,' in which she spoke about the trouble with black flies and what people do to alleviate them. "I ...

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  12. Field set for Dudley Hewitt CupRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2015 | Fort Francis Times

    ... with a 38-7-1-6 record for 83 points a NOJHL playoffs: league champions with a 12-2 record; defeated the Blind River Beavers in four games in the West semifinal, the Elliot Lake Wildcats in five games in the West final and the Cochrane Crunch in ...

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  13. Council to get update on $20B plan to bury nuclear wasteRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Northern Life

    ... tonnes of used nuclear fuel. While Sudbury is not among a list of potential host communities, Elliot Lake and Blind River are among the four towns in Northern Ontario closest to us that are still under consideration. The others are Manitouwadge, ... 1 comment

  14. Man charged with sexual assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | SooToday

    ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE ************************* BLIND RIVER On March 11, 2015, the Blind River Ontario Provincial Police Detachment commenced an investigation into alleged sexual assaults that occurred between January 1, 2012 and December 31, 2012 in the town of Spanish, Ontario. As a result of their investigation, Jean R. GRENIER, 70 years old, of Cobourg, Ontario is charged with the following offences: Police are seeking the public's assistance and asking anyone with information about this crime or any crime to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 , or if you wish to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 . 1 comment

  15. Blind River man faces multiple sex-related chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | SooToday

    Blind River On April 17, 2015, the Ontario Provincial Police Detachment in Blind River received a report of a possible sexual assault. As a result of their investigation, John Northway ASHDOWN, 69 years old, of Blind River has been charged with the following offences: Police are seeking the public's assistance and asking anyone with information about this crime or any crime to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122, or if you wish to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 .

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  16. CASS hosts fundraiser for Vimy FoundationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | SooToday

    ... up, serve and host the event. During the dinner, student projects and a digital slide show will be on display. A Blind River resident who won the Vimy Pilgrimage Award is the guest speaker. The elementary teachers plan to make this an ongoing club ... 1 comment

  17. Thieves make off with six engraved chainsawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | SooToday

    ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE ************************* BLIND RIVER The Ontario Provincial Police Detachment in Blind River is seeking the public's assistance in locating the person responsible for the theft of six Stihl chain saws from a business on Highway 17 west of Blind River. The chain saws were taken between April 3 and April 7 2015 from the back of truck located in a fenced compound. 1 comment

  18. Startup Sault: We're knee-deep in new businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | SooToday

    ... food service vehicle. KB Technical Support - High quality technical support for private and business clients in Blind River, including repair and product services. Above the Pines - Provides aerial photography and video services for a diverse range ... 1 comment

  19. Physician recruitment campaign is doing its jobRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2015 | Manitoulin Expositor

    ... pressures of potential physician retirement. "We have been working with our partners on the North Shore and Blind River who already had a recruitment officer in place, Sally Hagman," explained Mr. Graham. "Unfortunately she will be retiring, so ... 1 comment

  20. Blind River mayor rejects calls for forensic audit following controversial loanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | Canada.com

    Crews recover a tonne of oil spilled from freighter in bay Read more: This week, Blind River Mayor Sue Jensen and Graeme Lowry, CEO of North Shore Power Group, joined other politicians in talking to community members about their controversial $49.5-million loan from the Canada Mortgage Housing Corp. The mayor of an Ontario town that's on the hook for a controversial $49.5-million loan from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. is rejecting calls for a forensic audit of its power utility. 1 comment