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Additional individuals associated with River View Public School have tested positive for Covid-19

Algoma Public Health (APH) is advising that additional individuals associated with River View Public School have tested positive for COVID-19. Algoma District School Board (ADSB) and APH recognize that receiving this information may be stressful. To understand what actions are being taken and what to expect families are asked to review the following, important information. At this time, APH is ...

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East Algoma OPP – Person arrested after neighbour dispute

On October 9, 2021, at approximately 7:00 p.m., members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a neighbour dispute at an apartment on Mississauga Avenue in Elliot Lake. The complainant reported on-going disputes with the neighbour. However, on this date the dispute escalated when the neighbour charged at the complainant holding a cane in the air in ...

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East Algoma OPP – Officers arrest wanted man

On October 14, 2021, at approximately 4:30 p.m. East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to Main Street in Thessalon in regards to an intoxicated person who had just left a retail store. Police attended and located the person walking on Main Street. Police learned there was also an arrest warrant for failing to attend court. Subsequently, the person was arrested ...

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COVID-19 outbreak declared at River View Public School

Algoma Public Health (APH) has declared an outbreak of COVID-19 at River View Public School. As per provincial Ministry of Education guidance, an outbreak is declared in a school once it has been determined that within a 14-day period, two individuals tested positive for COVID-19 and: at least one case could have reasonably acquired their infection in the school setting; ...

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East Algoma OPP – Male Charged after Knife Threat

On October 20, 2021, at approximately 12:20 p.m., members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a disturbance on Washington Crescent in Elliot Lake. The complainant had reported a male entering their driveway and doing something at the rear of their vehicle. When the vehicle was checked, it was noticed that there was damage caused to the ...

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East Algoma OPP – Person charged with firearms offence

On October 13, 2021, members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a residence on Granary Lake Road in relation to a person discharging a firearm on their property. Police attended the property and spoke to the person who discharged the firearm. It was learned they had shot a pheasant with a shotgun. However, the person was in ...

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Joseph Pichette of Garden River won with Instant Bingo Multiplier

BINGO! Joseph Pichette of Garden River won a $100,000 prize with INSTANT BINGO MULTIPLIER (Game #3075).   INSTANT BINGO MULTIPLIER is available for $10 a play and the top prize is $250,000. Odds of winning any prize are 1 in 3.49.   The winning ticket was purchased at Rankin Confectionary on Frontenac Street in Sault Ste. Marie.

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Michael Le Blanc of SSM wins Lightning Lotto

Michael LeBlanc of Sault Ste. Marie was struck by the LIGHTNING LOTTOjackpot on September 2, 2021. The top prize, which started at $125,000, had grown to $293,497.40 before Michael won it! Michael also won $2 for matching 2 of the 5 numbers from a second line on his ticket with the day’s winning numbers, bringing his total winnings to$293,499.40.   ...

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Lake Superior & Lake Huron Continue Seasonal Water-Level Declines for September

Lake Superior and Lake Michigan-Huron both continued their seasonal water-level declines in September. As a result of the drier than average weather and water supply conditions, Lake Superior water levels have declined below the seasonal long-term average for the first time since April 2014. Lake Michigan-Huron water levels have declined significantly from the record-high levels observed in recent years, but ...

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Wendy’s life-changing win in September’s SAHF 50/50 Draw

On September 30th at 11 am, Wendy Dewar of Sault Ste. Marie, ON won the $162,460 jackpot in the Sault Area Hospital Foundation’s (SAHF) September electronic and online 50/50 draw. Her lucky number (W-4478149) was drawn electronically and she was contacted immediately. This was Wendy’s first time purchasing tickets for the SAHF 50/50. One of her coworkers mentioned the draw ...

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Manitoulin OPP – Traffic Delays Possible Tomorrow

Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the OPP Provincial Liaison Team (PLT) are advising area motorists to be aware of potential traffic delays during their travels at the intersection of Highway 17 and Highway 6 in the Town of McKerrow on September 30, 2021, between the hours of 12:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. The Sagamok First Nation ...

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Manitoulin OPP investigate Trespassing Incident

On September 26, 2021 members from the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to the Espanola Recreational Centre regarding individuals who were trespassing on the property. OPP had attended earlier in the day and requested the individuals leave. The individuals returned to the property a short time later. As a result of the investigation: Melisa RANCOURT, 47-years-old ...

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Manitoulin OPP investigate Serious Collision on Highway 17

On September 27, 2021 at approximately 3:32 p.m. members from the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the Nairn-Hyman Fire Department and Sudbury Ambulance responded to a collision on Highway 17 in Nairn-Hyman Township involving a passenger vehicle and a tractor trailer. As a result of the collision, the driver of the passenger vehicle was airlifted by Air ...

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East Algoma OPP – Break & Enter Charges Laid

On September 15, 2021, at approximately 11:59 a.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to two Break and Enters (B&E) at two separate residences on Taylor Boulevard in the City of Elliot Lake.   Investigation determined, the first B&E took place sometime after 10:45 a.m., when the victim came home to retrieve some ...

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