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It's official: Lou Turco is re-elected

It's official: Lou Turco is re-elected

We're pleased to report that Lou Turco has been re-elected. Acclaimed, in fact. No, we don't mean as Ward 4 Councillor.
Kenneth Light: Jan. 22, 1922 -  Aug. 16, 2003

Kenneth Light: Jan. 22, 1922 - Aug. 16, 2003

Ken Light, president of Lake Superior State College for four years during the 1980s, has died at age 81 in Oregon. One of Light's many passions was his cottage on Lake Matinenda near Blind River, Ontario. Funeral services, with Rev.
Another school board candidate nominated

Another school board candidate nominated

There are now public school board candidates in all of the Sault Ste. Marie wards for this fall's civic elections.
The police didn't do it

The police didn't do it

Yesterday, in our report from the Lewis Wheelan funeral, we told you about the service being interrupted several times by "cross-talk from police two-way radios that was picked up and loudly broadcast by the church's public-address system.
Why nobody gets grouchy in Thessalon

Why nobody gets grouchy in Thessalon

When the lights went out last week, guess who was stuck in Thessalon? Charles Gordon, the humour columnist from the Ottawa Citizen. And he wrote about the experience in today's edition of his newspaper.
Serious accident closes highway

Serious accident closes highway

The O.P.P. has closed Highway 17 North (West) 20 kms east of White River due to a serious accident involving a tractor-trailer and a motor vehicle. The accident occurred at 1:10 this morning.
Planned power outages would last two hours

Planned power outages would last two hours

Any planned power outages in Sault Ste. Marie would last just two hours, Police Chief Bob Davies said Wednesday. No rotational outages are currently planned, Chief Davies said in a written release.
Sailboat capsizes on Superior, two bodies found

Sailboat capsizes on Superior, two bodies found

A U.S. Coast Guard vessel was dispatched out of the Michigan Sault Wednesday after a sailboat capsized on Lake Superior not far from Laughing Whitefish Point, the Associated Press is reporting.
Why your water bill will go up later this year

Why your water bill will go up later this year

The Public Utilities Commission of Sault Ste. Marie is seriously over budget on water services and an adjustment in local water bills will almost certainly be necessary later this year, a PUC meeting was told Wednesday.
New twist in the water tower story

New twist in the water tower story

A new player has emerged in the ongoing saga of the white water tower on Great Northern Road. Clyde Healey of PUC Services Inc. tells SooToday.com that a new proposal has been received to preserve the aging ellipsoid.