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Day 3 at IPM 2019

It was plow day for the 18 Ontario Queen of the Furrow contestants. Plowing ability is one of the several factors they’re graded on before the winner is announced Friday (Sept. 20) evening. Among the contenders is West Nipissing’s Zoë Dauphinais (photo attached). Today also saw the arrival of the …

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Day 2 at IPM 2019

West Nipissing: The Skyhawks Canadian Armed Forces parachute team had people looking toward the sky at the 2019 International Plowing Match and Rural Expo (IPM) today. They put on a dazzling demonstration of acrobatic formations above Tented City. That’s just a tiny slice of the entertainment and special features to …

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Opening Day at IPM

Mother Nature showed her love for agriculture during Opening Day of the 2019 International Plowing Match and Rural Expo (IPM). Fantastic weather and warm temperatures helped attract throngs of people to take in the day’s many events. “None of what you’re about to experience this week would be possible without …

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WARREN OPP ARREST TWO PEOPLE – DRUGS, WEAPONS & CASH SEIZED

On September 13, 2019, at approximately 8:40 a.m., members of the Nipissing West (Warren) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report from an off-duty OPP officer in regards to a suspicious vehicle on Nipissing Street in Markstay-Warren, Ontario. Officers attended the scene, located and stopped the vehicle. …

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COMMERCIAL VEHICLE DRIVER CHARGED IN HIGHWAY 64 COLLISION

(NOELVILLE, ON) – On September 9, 2019 at approximately 5:15 p.m., members of the Nipissing West (Noëlville) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the French River Fire Department responded to a single vehicle collision on Highway 64 in Alban, Ontario. Investigation revealed the eastbound commercial motor vehicle drove …

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TWO PEOPLE CHARGED WITH NUMEROUS SEX OFFENCES

(ST. CHARLES, ON) – On August 22, 2019, members of the Nipissing West (Warren) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with the assistance of the Sudbury OPP Crime Unit, responded to a complaint of historical sexual and physical assaults on a young person, which had occurred in St. …

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IPM 2019 PROGRAM SCHEDULE NOW AVAILABLE!

Excitement is building in West Nipissing and visitors as well as locals were eager to see a detailed program schedule of the International Plowing Match and Rural Exposition (IPM) that will taking place September 17-21 in Verner. Well, here it is! Everyone can now start making plans as to which …

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WEST NIPISSING OPP CHARGE MALE IN THEFT INVESTIGATION

(WEST NIPISSING, ON) – On July 9, 2019, members of the West Nipissing Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a stolen safe containing approximately $90,000 from a residence on Burnt Lake Road, Sturgeon Falls, Ontario. On August 21, 2019, as a result of an …

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IPM Entertainers ANNOUNCED!

Verner, West Nipissing: The upcoming 2019 International Plowing Match and Rural Expo (IPM) offers an exciting mix of entertainment and activities that showcase the character of West Nipissing, its people, its culture and its languages. The IPM 2019 Executive Committee and the Ontario Plowmen’s Association (OPA) are overjoyed to announce …

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Update on Discoloured water in Verner

PUBLIC NOTICE – August 7, 2019 A special meeting of the Council was held on August 6, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss the matter of discolouration in the Municipal Water System in Verner. During the meeting, Council and staff discussed the situation carefully and options were raised to provide …

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Three arrested in suspected Fentanyl bust

OPP COMMUNITY STREET CRIME UNIT SEIZE SUSPECTED FENTANYL – (WEST NIPISSING, ON) – On July 25, 2019, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) North East Region (NER) Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) with the assistance of officers from Nipissing West Detachment, conducted a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) investigation …

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