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Recent articles by Jennifer:

Ring of Fire ‘absolutely critical’ to his administration, premier says

The development of the Ring of Fire remains a top priority for the Conservative government, said Premier Doug Ford. Ford was in Verner Tuesday attending the opening ceremonies at the International Plowing Match when he addressed questions from the media relating to everything from broadband service for rural Northern communities and education to autism and […] → Read More

International Plowing Match gets underway in Verner

Premier Doug Ford blames opposition NDP for boos during opening parade → Read More

Lockers fall on North Bay-area student

NORTH BAY – A West Ferris Intermediate and Secondary School student has been airlifted to the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) in Ottawa after four school lockers fell on him and broke his femur. Amanda McCarthy, the mother of the student, told The Nugget the incident occurred at the end of the day Wednesday […] → Read More

Abandoned puppies thriving at shelter in North Bay

The 11 puppies abandoned near a dumpster in Thibeault Terrace in August are thriving and growing. Isolated inside a shelter at the North Bay and District Humane Society, the puppies, looking like little blobs of fluff, are huddled together surrounded by blankets to keep them warm. They squirm as Janet Bredin, manager at the North […] → Read More

Ancestry DNA search helps save North Bay woman's life

Fran Hanover of North Bay credits DNA search with preventing deadly aneurysm → Read More

Activist chains herself to Northern Ontario dog run

‘All these people want to do is hurt the dogsled industry’ → Read More

"Purp" blamed for six overdoses in two weeks in North Bay, West Nipissing

In the first two weeks of July there have been six overdoses in North Bay and West Nipissing involving purple heroin, according to the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit. → Read More

Two missing teens in Algonquin Park found safe – OPP

Two Kitchener teens who were missing after going on a camping trip in Algonquin Park have been found safe. Ontario Provincial Police spokesman Bill Dickson says a canine unit found the 16-year-olds around noon Monday, ending a search that involved close to 100 people souring the western area of the provincial park. Police say Marta […] → Read More

Province making it easier to recruit truckers and PSWs — minister

The calls for help from the trucking industry and health care system are being heard, according to Todd Smith, the provincial minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade. Smith was at Manitoulin Transport in North Bay Tuesday to listen to the concerns from those working in the trucking industry, as well as to announce […] → Read More

Coffin delivered to Fedeli's office during protest in North Bay

A coffin was placed at the door of Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli’s constituency office on Main Street Saturday during a public rally in protest of the decisions the Ford government has made. The black box had one single message written on it – “A death by a thousand cuts.” Jane Krajc said she attended the […] → Read More

'I don't feel safe in my own home,' North Bay woman says

Patricia sleeps with a knife on her nightstand and two bats beside her bedroom and front door. “I don’t feel safe in my own home. Actually I haven’t felt safe in a while” she told The Nugget Monday. → Read More

Jocko Point near North Bay 'fights off' state of emergency

The Jocko Point Fire Department is doing what it can to keep people in their homes for as long as possible. But time could be running out if the area is hit hard with rain and wind this weekend. Fire Chief Melvin McLeod said the community has been able to ward off declaring the flooding situation a state of emergency because Jocko Point Road remains open. “We’ve built up the road in several… → Read More

Jocko Point near North Bay loading up on sandbags

'We need sandbags ready because we know what's coming' → Read More

Angels descend on Jocko Point

The Canadian Angel Network has arrived in Jocko Point to help. Karrie Emms, a volunteer with the charity, decided on Sunday to start calling her contacts and get the ball rolling to help those just west of North Bay off Highway 17. → Read More

31 laid off in ONR shops in North Bay

Layoff notices have been handed out to 31 Ontario Northland Transportation Commission employees today, The Nugget has learned. Unifor Local 103 president Andy Mitchell said affected employees were told Monday at 3:15 p.m. and take effect immediately. → Read More

Kitten in North Bay restrained in sleeping bag where pot was blown into its face – OSPCA

An individual who admitted to blowing marijuana and tobacco smoke into a sleeping bag where a kitten was retrained was found guilty of animal cruelty. → Read More

Rally to protest 'hostile working environment' at North Bay college

A rally will be held Friday afternoon in support of faculty and students who have spoken up about sexual harassment at Canadore College. The rally is scheduled for 4 p.m. at the intersection of College Drive and Monastery Road. → Read More

Alarm bells ring over North Bay's bed bugs

'Bed bugs make head lice look like a walk in the park' → Read More

Jails dangerous, neglected: Northern correctional officers

An aging facility, inadequate mental health training are serious problems in North Bay - union → Read More

Crash breaks northern snowmobiler's back in two places

Philip Pigeon is confident he will walk again – someday. The 21-year-old remains in a Montreal hospital recovering from back surgery following a snowmobile crash on March 9. Pigeon was riding his machine in Kipawa when it crashed into a large rock, breaking his back in two places. “It was the worst telephone call we have ever received,” says Alain Durocher, Pigeon’s stepfather. “It was 2:30 p.m.… → Read More