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Third Suspect Arrested & Charged in Sturgeon Falls Home INVASION!

On September 25, 2019 at approximately 1:45 a.m., members of the West Nipissing Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a home invasion on Nipissing Street in Sturgeon Falls, Ontario. Preliminary investigation revealed that three suspects forced their way into a motorhome, confronted the occupants and began to …

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Ministry investigating very disturbing moose incident

WARNING: The video included with this story contains disturbing images. Video shows live moose being dragged behind a truck in the Killarney area A video showing a live moose being dragged behind a truck in the Killarney area on Saturday has been drawn to the attention of natural resources officers. …

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NFN Chief McLeod backing NDP, says Liberals broke promises

‘The relationship we’ve had with the Liberal government had kind of deteriorated over the last couple of years’ Last election the Liberals got massive support from Canada’s native communities. That has changed, and Nipissing First Nation Chief Scott McLeod says he’s urging his members to switch their support to the …

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NDP introduces a ‘New Deal for Northern Ontario’

Plan focuses on making life more affordable, raising minimum wage, reducing energy costs Beth Mairs and Stef Paquette, the NDP’s candidates in Sudbury and Nickel Belt, were joined Monday morning by fellow NDP candidates Charlie Angus, Carol Hughes and Rob Boulet at a news conference where the party introduced the …

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Ontario Helping to Protect Lake Nipissing Fishery

The Ontario government, in partnership with Nipissing First Nation, is helping protect fish populations in Lake Nipissing by collecting data and conducting research in September and October. Boaters should be aware that over the course of two weeks, standardized nets are set for 20 hours in randomly chosen locations. They …

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SUSPECTS ARRESTED! – WEST NIPISSING OPP INVESTIGATE HOME INVASION

Two Suspects Arrested & Charged (STURGEON FALLS, ON) – On September 25, 2019 at approximately 1:45 a.m., members of the West Nipissing Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a home invasion on Nipissing Street in Sturgeon Falls, Ontario. Preliminary investigation revealed that suspects forced their way into …

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IPM 2019 the ‘greatest Plowing Match in the history of mankind’

West Nipissing: The 2019 International Plowing Match and Rural Expo (IPM) is in the history books. This celebration of agriculture and rural living came to a close Saturday (Sept. 21) afternoon, following five straight days of sunshine and warmth. “Our primary strategic objective when we set out to create this …

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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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