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Norseman Festival gets ready for takeoff

Published: July 12, 2017 BY JENNIFER PARSONS As the 25th anniversary Norseman Festival approaches organizing committee Chair Duane Riddell says there is only one way to describe this year’s efforts to mark the quarter century. “We [...]

Increased Fines for Starting a Forest Fire

Published: July 12, 2017 BY NSN STAFF With forest fire season well underway in Ontario, the province has increased the maximum fines for individuals and corporations for starting forest fires.  If found responsible, individuals can now [...]

Hospital provides year-in-review, reports surplus

Published: July 5, 2017 BY JENNIFER PARSONS The Red Lake Margaret Cochenour Memorial Hospital (RLMCMH) exceeded budget projections for the 2016-17 fiscal year, resulting in a $179,000 surplus. This was the financial picture presented to the [...]

Regional efforts support Pikangikum Prom

Published: July 5, 2017 BY JENNIFER PARSONS Students at Eenchokay Birchstick School (EBS) had a helping hand from the Red Lake District in getting ready for a semi-formal dance last week. On June 27 the Pikangikum [...]

Ear Falls Public School Jazzes Up Wheels

Published: July 5, 2017 BY SARAH DESFORGES Throughout the month of June members of the Ear Falls Public School’s grade two and three class took on the project of making decorative pictures to put on the [...]