Monday, April 30, 2012
The axe has fallen on Municipal Golf Course. City councillors have voted in favour of dispensing with the city's second oldest golf course. In the Councillors voted 8-3 in favour of closing Municipal golf course at the end of the season. Councillors Joe Virdaramo, Andrew Foulds and Ian Angus were the only three councillors who voted to keep the 9 hole golf course on the city's books. Municipal has been losing an average of $100,000 annually. Council will decided what to do with the parcel of land located outside city limits in the Fall once they've heard a final report issued by Director of Golf Operations, Tom Forsythe.
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The Out of the Darkness Memorial Walk is back for another year. Spokesperson Margaret Hajdinjak says the event is meant to reduce the stigma attached to depression and suicide. The 3.5 km walk around the Confederation College campus is taking place this Sunday.
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A thirty one year old Northwestern Ontario man is dead following a motorcycle accident over the weekend. Police say he was the only person on the motorbike when it left the road on Highway 622, fourteen kilometres north of Atikokan, on Saturday night. The victim is identified as Brian McDonald of Atikokan.
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