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Local runners take to Winnipeg streets

Published June 22, 2016 By Jennifer Thurbide Twenty-six area residents made the trek to Winnipeg, MB this past weekend for the Manitoba Marathon. Balmertown’s Nathan Herbert completed the half-marathon distance of 13.1 miles in a time [...]

Convenient, accessible centre coming soon to Btown

Published June 15, 2016 BY JENNIFER THURBIDE Gym enthusiasts looking for a place to work out at all hours of the day or night will soon have a facility that accommodates their needs and schedule. Memberships [...]

Youth baseball explodes, embraces hardball

Published June 15, 2016 BY JENNIFER THURBIDE More district youth are running into the outfield and swinging bats this year, thanks to some fundamental changes to local programming. Red Lake Minor League Baseball organizers reported last [...]

English River Miners out of playoffs after Lakers’ four-game run

BY CLAIRE CUDAHY The English River Miners are out of the Superior International Junior Hockey League playoffs after their fourth consecutive loss to the Fort Frances Lakers in the best-of-seven semifinals. The Lakers overtook the Miners [...]

English River Miners prepare for playoffs

BY CLAIRE CUDAHY As the English River Miners prepare to kick off the playoffs tonight with a home game in Ear Falls against the Minnesota Iron Rangers, The Northern Sun News caught up with Head Coach [...]