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Water pipes bursting across town

Water pipes bursting across town

The current cold snap is bursting underground water pipes across town. There've been three breaks over the past 24 hours, including one on Elizabeth Street that caused this big flood this afternoon on Queen Street East.
31-car pileup near Mackinac Bridge

31-car pileup near Mackinac Bridge

Winds gusting to almost 100 kilometres an hour closed the Mackinac Bridge for several hours yesterday. A 31-car pileup occurred in whiteout conditions just north of the bridge on Interstate 75, Associated Press reports.

Highway 17 North reopened

The O.P.P. in conjunction with the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario would like to advise you that Highway 17 North of Sault Ste. Marie has been reopened from Heyden to Wawa as of 3:40 this morning. At 4 p.m.

Highway 17 North closed due to weather

HIGHWAY 17 NORTH CLOSED Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario The O.P.P. in conjunction with the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario would like to advise you that Highway 17 North of Sault Ste.
Tony Martin appeals for help for Sault woman

Tony Martin appeals for help for Sault woman

Sault MPP Tony Martin issued an appeal today on behalf of Clara Robinson, a Sault Ste. Marie resident who requires life-saving medical treatment available only in Olympia, Washington.
Algoma Central announces changes at the top

Algoma Central announces changes at the top

Henry "Hal" Jackman (shown) has resigned as chairman of Algoma Central Corp., the company announced.
Latchford to get temp bridge, causeway within two weeks

Latchford to get temp bridge, causeway within two weeks

The following announcement was released today by the Ontario Ministry of Transportation: **************************************************************** Detours to be constructed on Highway 11 at Latchford LATCHFORD, ON, Jan.
Rowswell support still materializing

Rowswell support still materializing

More support may be developing for Mayor Rowswell's Russian delegation.
Former Cancer Society manager licensed to drive taxi

Former Cancer Society manager licensed to drive taxi

Curtiss Nystedt, convicted last week of defrauding the Canadian Cancer Society of $31,000, is getting a new job. Nystedt, a former manager of the society's Algoma chapter, was granted special leave today by Sault Ste.
1,128 false alarms

1,128 false alarms

When the City of Sault Ste. Marie introduced its alarm bylaw last May, Police Chief Bob Davies was hoping false alarms would be cut by 50 percent. He didn't make that objective, but he only missed by one quarter of one percent.