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Click here if you live near Manitou Park

Click here if you live near Manitou Park

The Sault Ste. Marie Police Service is asking residents of the Manitou Park area to report any suspicious persons they see loitering in the 'hood. They received a number of reports of people entering vehicles over the weekend in that part of town.
What Kevin Sim was doing last night with dog repellant

What Kevin Sim was doing last night with dog repellant

Kevin Douglas Sim, 26, of 49 Vera Avenue, was arrested last night when he and another man were found inside a home in the 100 block of Vera. Police discovered a break-in in progress there around 10 p.m. last night.
Garden River highway closure caused by sleeping driver

Garden River highway closure caused by sleeping driver

A careless driving charge has been laid in connection with a Friday-night accident that closed Highway 17 for one hour. Shane Laderoute-Chiblow, 18, of Garden River has been charged with both careless driving and failing to wear a seat belt.
Council discusses City staff behind its back

Council discusses City staff behind its back

Traditionally, when a municipal council holds a retreat, the public never learns what went on behind closed doors. Ostensibly, such gatherings are usually held for "prioritizing" or similarly benign purposes.
Another really important fish story

Another really important fish story

Four-year-old Braxton Marlow landed this, er, notable perch Saturday during the Ernie Eddy Memorial Children's Ice Fishing Derby. The event, organized by St. Joseph Island Hunters and Anglers Association, took place at Twin Lakes on the Island.
Councillors slag SooToday.com's live retreat coverage

Councillors slag SooToday.com's live retreat coverage

It all started with a brief lesson in how to use the computers and fine-tune the expensive ergonomic chairs in the Algoma Water Tower Inn's wired-out-the-wazoo C-nergy meeting room.
Chanel and Cameron find a friend

Chanel and Cameron find a friend

Chanel and Cameron Fall made the acquaintance of one of several retired racing greyhounds making a special appearance at last night's Hounds game against Windsor at Memorial Gardens.
Algoma Central Corp. profits slashed in half

Algoma Central Corp. profits slashed in half

Blaming a change in Ontario's corporate income tax rate and a decision to defer needed repairs to its self-unloader Algobay, Algoma Central Corp. reported 2003 profit of $11.7 million, compared to $22.2 million last year.
 Industrial, Wood, Allied Workers may merge with Steelworkers

Industrial, Wood, Allied Workers may merge with Steelworkers

A merger may be in the works for the Industrial, Wood and Allied Workers of Canada and the United Steelworkers of America.
Highway cleared after accident in Garden River

Highway cleared after accident in Garden River

Highway 17 has re-opened after a Friday-night accident near Garden River. OPP advise that a two-vehicle accident brought hydro lines down on the highway, resulting in complete closure of the road for a time.