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Homeowner Scares Off Robber

On July 27, 2014 a break in occurred in the 100 block of Fourth Line West. The accused entered the residence and was confronted by the owner. A struggle ensued and the accused broke free and fled the residence. In doing so the accused stole the car and house keys. The break and enter occurred at approximately 10:34 am. On July 28, 2014 the accused was seen by an officer on Moss Road near Korah Road. The accused Robert Lee ...

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Crime Stoppers

Do You Know Anything About This?

Crime Stoppers and the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service need your assistance to help solve several thefts to vehicles in an underground parking lot. On June 27 at approximately 4:30 am suspects entered an underground parking garage located at 99 Pine Street. They entered from the door attached to the building. Nine vehicles had their windows smashed out and several items were stolen including cash, a GPS system, tools, and personal identification documents. Video surveillance shows two suspects entering the ...

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New Technology Makes Transferring Easier

Algoma University is pleased to announce that it is the newest member of the Ontario Universities’ Electronic Transcript System (OUETS), which will provide students with ease of access in requesting transcripts and transfer credit resources. Danny Reid, Algoma University’s Director of Information Technology stated: “We’re thrilled to launch our electronic transcript exchange with the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre, and being the first university in Ontario to adopt the PESC XML international standards. This achievement will significantly reduce the processing of ...

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Back to Basics: Dirty Laundry

There is quite possibly no greater annoyance than spilling something on yourself that you instantly know, will leave the most obvious stain that not even your biggest scarf can hide. Thanks to that mustard stain on the collar that you were never able to get out, your favourite summer blouse is confined to one season a year, where it’s paired with an oversized cardigan and fluffy fall scarf. Desiree Rhodes is quirky, amusing and darn good at everything. Every two ...

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Leaving Footprints

Shared in her own words, Melody Hawdon takes us back to the moment that she found out her mother had terminal cancer and how the unlikely distraction of shoes (but not just any shoes- Fluevog shoes) created a final and lasting adventure for the mother and daughter. ‘Leaving Footprints’ is one of those stories that will stay with the reader for a long time. Over the next several months the Northern Hoot will be following Melody as she continues this ...

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Nabbed In The Act

On the morning of July 27, 2014 the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service responded to a report of a break and enter in progress. A homeowner in the 100 block of Fourth Line W called reporting that 2 persons had broken into his residence. The homeowner attempted to apprehend the suspects and a struggle ensued. The suspects were able to flee the residence. Responding officers were able to locate and arrest one of the suspects a short distance from the ...

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Boothill Crooners Come to Town

Tyler Marshall and Marshal and Sheldon Joaskelainen packed their gear, travelled Highway 17 North, south to Sault Ste. Marie from Goulais Bay and helped open the newest restaurant in town, Gateway Grill & Beverage Company in the Station Mall. Tyler Marshall on banjo, Marshal Joaskelainen on bass and Sheldon Joaskelainen on guitar, fiddle and drums always perform that toe tapping, knee slapping type of music that is entertaining to everyone. Blue grass, blues, and even a little bit of rock makes ...

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