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  • Dr.Mrs. Burd, Blind River 1898 - 1936
    Dr.Mrs. Burd, Blind River 1898 - 1936
    textimage  July 23, 1997,     This is a one page article written about Dr.Mrs. Burd who settled in Blind River in 1898. Mrs. Burd was the first librarian when the library opened in 1926.
    textimage  July 23, 1997,   This is a one page article written about Dr.Mrs. Burd who settled in Blind River in 1898. Mrs. Burd was the first librarian when the library opened in 1926.
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  • 3 Area Musicians Nominated For Hall Induction, Blind River, 2001
    3 Area Musicians Nominated For Hall Induction, Blind River, 2001
    textnewspaper  Norlyn Purych, 3 Area Musicians Nominated For Hall Induction, Blind River, 2001, "3 Area Musicians Nominated For Hall Induction, Blind River, 2001," The Sault Star, March 17, 2001     This article concerns the induction of the first country musician from the Blind River area into the Northern Ontario Country Music Hall of Fame. Some information about Earl Bell, Lucien Pilon and Richard Sayers, the nominees and voting was included.
    textnewspaper  Norlyn Purych, 3 Area Musicians Nominated For Hall Induction, Blind River, 2001, "3 Area Musicians Nominated For Hall Induction, Blind River, 2001," The Sault Star, March 17, 2001   This article concerns the induction of the first country musician from the Blind River area into the Northern Ontario Country Music Hall of Fame. Some information about Earl Bell, Lucien ...
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  • Sky's The Limit For Young Blind River Pilot, 2002
    Sky's The Limit For Young Blind River Pilot, 2002
    textimagemystery  Rocco Frangione, Sky's The Limit For Young Blind River Pilot, 2002, "Sky's The Limit For Young Blind River Pilot, 2002," The Sault Star, October 1, 2002, Section A, p. 10     This article is about 17 year old Luc Rouillard's accomplishment in achieving his power engine pilot's license. The article includes information about Luc's aviation interest, participation in Air Cadet programs, the training courses required to achieve his license and his hopes of becoming a military pilot in the future.
    textimagemystery  Rocco Frangione, Sky's The Limit For Young Blind River Pilot, 2002, "Sky's The Limit For Young Blind River Pilot, 2002," The Sault Star, October 1, 2002, Section A, p. 10   This article is about 17 year old Luc Rouillard's accomplishment in achieving his power engine pilot's license. The article includes information about Luc's aviation interest, participation in Air Cadet programs, ...
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  • Mission Accomplished As Blind River Runner Completes Boston Marathon, 2002
    Mission Accomplished As Blind River Runner Completes Boston Marathon, 2002
    textimage  Rocco Frangione, Mission Accomplished As Blind River Runner Completes Boston Marathon, 2002, "Mission Accomplished As Blind River Runner Completes Boston Marathon, 2002," The Sault Star, April 14, 2002     This article is about local physed teacher Brenda Guitard realizing her goal of running the Boston Marathon. Information about her training and the Boston experience are also included.
    textimage  Rocco Frangione, Mission Accomplished As Blind River Runner Completes Boston Marathon, 2002, "Mission Accomplished As Blind River Runner Completes Boston Marathon, 2002," The Sault Star, April 14, 2002   This article is about local physed teacher Brenda Guitard realizing her goal of running the Boston Marathon. Information about her training and the Boston experience are also included.
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  • Blind River Community Bands Together To Help Stranded Motorists, 2002
    Blind River Community Bands Together To Help Stranded Motorists, 2002
    textnewspaper  Rocco Frangione, Blind River Community Bands Together To Help Stranded Motorists, 2002, "Blind River Community Bands Together To Help Stranded Motorists, 2002," The Sault Star, March 12, 2002     Vehicles were lined up all along Highway 17 right through town.
    textnewspaper  Rocco Frangione, Blind River Community Bands Together To Help Stranded Motorists, 2002, "Blind River Community Bands Together To Help Stranded Motorists, 2002," The Sault Star, March 12, 2002   Vehicles were lined up all along Highway 17 right through town.
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  • Blind River's Deschamp Tees Off At Western Michigan, 2002
    Blind River's Deschamp Tees Off At Western Michigan, 2002
    textimagemystery  Bill Montague, Blind River's Deschamp Tees Off At Western Michigan, 2002, "Blind River's Deschamp Tees Off At Western Michigan, 2002," The Sault Star, December 5, 2002, Section A, p. 8     A black and white photo of Erica accompanies this article.
    textimagemystery  Bill Montague, Blind River's Deschamp Tees Off At Western Michigan, 2002, "Blind River's Deschamp Tees Off At Western Michigan, 2002," The Sault Star, December 5, 2002, Section A, p. 8   A black and white photo of Erica accompanies this article.
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  • Remembering TV Cameraman Denis Faucon, 2007, Canmore, Alberta
    Remembering TV Cameraman Denis Faucon, 2007, Canmore, Alberta
    text  April 7, 2007     This three page internet article written from Ucluelet, B.C. concerns the celebration of the life of Denis Faucon who died unexpectedly at the age of 45. Born in Blind River, Mr. Faucon worked as a cameraman for national TV networks, eventually pursuing freelance work based out of Canmore, Alberta. The ...
    text  April 7, 2007   This three page internet article written from Ucluelet, B.C. concerns the celebration of the life of Denis Faucon who died unexpectedly at the age of 45. Born in Blind River, ...
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  • Eugene LeBouef Dies, Blind River, The Standard, 1997
    Eugene LeBouef Dies, Blind River, The Standard, 1997
    textgenealogical resource  March 12, 1997, p. 9, p. 9     This article concerns the sudden death of a community elder, Mr. Eugene Lebouef. The article share information about Mr. Lebouef's life, his work as the owner of a meat market, and his community involvement in both politics, church and the Knights of Columbus.
    textgenealogical resource  March 12, 1997, p. 9, p. 9   This article concerns the sudden death of a community elder, Mr. Eugene Lebouef. The article share information about Mr. Lebouef's life, his work as the owner of a meat market, ...
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  • Clearing the Roads, Blind River, The Standard, 1997
    Clearing the Roads, Blind River, The Standard, 1997
    textimage  March 12, 1997, p. 11, p. 11     The author accompanied Blind River Town operator Pierre Trudel on one of his shifts to gain a better appreciation of this important job.
    textimage  March 12, 1997, p. 11, p. 11   The author accompanied Blind River Town operator Pierre Trudel on one of his shifts to gain a better appreciation of this important job.
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  • Blind River Poem in Provincial Competition, The Standard 1997
    Blind River Poem in Provincial Competition, The Standard 1997
    textnewspaper  March 12, 1997, p. 7, p. 7     Mr. White won the regional OSSTF 1997 - Marion Drysdale Award in the adult learner class with his poem that dealt with the struggles many people face in time of economic challenges.
    textnewspaper  March 12, 1997, p. 7, p. 7   Mr. White won the regional OSSTF 1997 - Marion Drysdale Award in the adult learner class with his poem that dealt with the struggles many people face in time of ...
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  • Muriel's Dream, Blind River, The Standard, 1995
    Muriel's Dream, Blind River, The Standard, 1995
    textimage  June 28, 1995, p. 16, p. 16     A black and white photo of Slamet Sukri, the school's 15 year old sponsored child accompanies the article.
    textimage  June 28, 1995, p. 16, p. 16   A black and white photo of Slamet Sukri, the school's 15 year old sponsored child accompanies the article.
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  • Guarding Angels, Blind River and Elliot Lake, The Standard, 1995
    Guarding Angels, Blind River and Elliot Lake, The Standard, 1995
    textimage  June 28, 1995, p. 14, p. 14     All the guards interviewed indicated it was their love for kids and meeting people that made their jobs so enjoyable.
    textimage  June 28, 1995, p. 14, p. 14   All the guards interviewed indicated it was their love for kids and meeting people that made their jobs so enjoyable.
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  • 95! And counting, Evelyn Bell Birthday Invitation, Blind River, 2009
    95! And counting, Evelyn Bell Birthday Invitation, Blind River, 2009
    textimage  July 12, 2009     This is a color invitation to a Come and Go Tea celebrating Evelyn Bell's 95th birthday. The invitation has a black and white photo of a young adult Evelyn holding two large fish in the lower right corner. A colored photo of an older Evelyn sporting a white cowgirl hat ...
    textimage  July 12, 2009   This is a color invitation to a Come and Go Tea celebrating Evelyn Bell's 95th birthday. The invitation has a black and white photo of a young adult Evelyn holding ...
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  • Unusual Haunt, Blind River, 1996
    Unusual Haunt, Blind River, 1996
    textimage  Norlyn Purych, Unusual Haunt, Blind River, 1996, "Unusual Haunt, Blind River, 1996," The Sault Star, October 26, 1996, Section C, p. 1     Three colored photos accompany this article showing both exterior and interior shots of the colorful Hallowe'en decorations displayed for the enjoyment of others.
    textimage  Norlyn Purych, Unusual Haunt, Blind River, 1996, "Unusual Haunt, Blind River, 1996," The Sault Star, October 26, 1996, Section C, p. 1   Three colored photos accompany this article showing both exterior and interior shots of the colorful Hallowe'en decorations displayed for the enjoyment of others.
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  • Celebrating 101 Years, Serpent River, The Standard,1995
    Celebrating 101 Years, Serpent River, The Standard,1995
    textimage  March 22, 1995     It is reported that Mr. Stonepoint still had an excellent memory and ability to relate stories in Ojibwa.
    textimage  March 22, 1995   It is reported that Mr. Stonepoint still had an excellent memory and ability to relate stories in Ojibwa.
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  • Joubin of Blind River, Life Magazine,Vol. 39, No.5, 1955
    Joubin of Blind River, Life Magazine,Vol. 39, No.5, 1955
    textimage  August 1, 1955, 85-9585-95     The relationships with promoter Joe Hirschhorn and William Bouck were key to staking the large claim. Joubin reportedly remained a humble man despite earning millions from his claims as he indicated he was more interested in seeing uranium put to positive use for mankind than he was in displaying his ...
    textimage  August 1, 1955, 85-9585-95   The relationships with promoter Joe Hirschhorn and William Bouck were key to staking the large claim. Joubin reportedly remained a humble man despite earning millions from his claims as he ...
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  • A Persistent Man, A Town's New Life, Blind River, Life Magazine, Vol. 39, No.5, 1955
    A Persistent Man, A Town's New Life, Blind River, Life Magazine, Vol. 39, No.5, 1955
    textimage  August 1, 1955, p. 78-83p. 78-83     This article shares that while Blind River could be a tough town, it also had a fully equipped brokerage office.
    textimage  August 1, 1955, p. 78-83p. 78-83   This article shares that while Blind River could be a tough town, it also had a fully equipped brokerage office.
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  • Guild Gazette, Blind River, 1994
    Guild Gazette, Blind River, 1994
    textimage  January 1, 1994, p. 52, p. 52     This is a photocopy of a page found in the Canadian Workshop Magazine detailing the construction of a wooden unit built by Jim Eagles of Blind River.
    textimage  January 1, 1994, p. 52, p. 52   This is a photocopy of a page found in the Canadian Workshop Magazine detailing the construction of a wooden unit built by Jim Eagles of Blind River.
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  • Part Music, Part Magic, Blind River, 1995
    Part Music, Part Magic, Blind River, 1995
    textimage  Norlyn Purych, Part Music, Part Magic, Blind River, 1995, "Part Music, Part Magic, Blind River, 1995," The Sault Star, November 4, 1995, Section C, p. 1     Mr. Pilon was a self-taught violinist, wood worker and violin maker. Two photos accompany this article. One shows Mr. Pilon playing one of his custom made violins while the other shows him carving a piece of wood destined to become part of one of his violins.This photocopied article existed in ...
    textimage  Norlyn Purych, Part Music, Part Magic, Blind River, 1995, "Part Music, Part Magic, Blind River, 1995," The Sault Star, November 4, 1995, Section C, p. 1   Mr. Pilon was a self-taught violinist, wood worker and violin maker. Two photos accompany this article. One shows Mr. Pilon playing one of his custom made violins while the other ...
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  • Blind River Equestrian Hopes For Olympics, 1997
    Blind River Equestrian Hopes For Olympics, 1997
    textimagemystery  Norlyn Purych, Blind River Equestrian Hopes For Olympics, 1997, "Blind River Equestrian Hopes For Olympics, 1997," The Sault Star, April 27, 1997, Section A, p. 14     A photo of Courtney with his latest award ribbon plus another photo of Courtney and his horse William Tell at a Kentucky competition accompany the article.
    textimagemystery  Norlyn Purych, Blind River Equestrian Hopes For Olympics, 1997, "Blind River Equestrian Hopes For Olympics, 1997," The Sault Star, April 27, 1997, Section A, p. 14   A photo of Courtney with his latest award ribbon plus another photo of Courtney and his horse William Tell at a Kentucky competition accompany the article.
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