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Structure fire closes Highway 17 near Bruce Mines <b>(6 Photos)</b>

Structure fire closes Highway 17 near Bruce Mines (6 Photos)

Motorists reported seeing smoke shortly after 3:30 p.m.
Female charged with uttering threats, obstructing justice and more

Female charged with uttering threats, obstructing justice and more

She'll appear in court on June 6

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

On April 18, 2017, shortly before 12 p.m., members of the East Algoma OPP responded to a traffic complaint of vehicle on Highway 17 with a damaged back end and possible expired sticker
Buckled up? You could be fined between $200 and $1,000 if not

Buckled up? You could be fined between $200 and $1,000 if not

You can be fined for having a broken seatbelt, even if it is not being used when you're stopped by police
One dead in Highway 17 crash <b>(update: highway open)</b>

One dead in Highway 17 crash (update: highway open)

The highway remains closed from Wawa to White River
Plane that landed on highway was coming from West Parry Sound <b>(2 photos)</b>

Plane that landed on highway was coming from West Parry Sound (2 photos)

And it was headed for Wawa
OPP busy in Blind River

OPP busy in Blind River

Numerous charges ensue
Charges laid in 2015 Elliot Lake sexual assault investigation

Charges laid in 2015 Elliot Lake sexual assault investigation

OPP asking for assistance from the public in this investigation
Police check out transport driver's log

Police check out transport driver's log

Highway Act charges ensue
Echo Bay man dead after snowmobile goes through ice

Echo Bay man dead after snowmobile goes through ice

A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter and the Sault fire service airboat helped retrieve the man from the water