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Ottawa Valley under freezing rain warning

 •  December 23

The Ottawa Valley is under a freezing rain warning today as the patchy freezing drizzle this morning is expected to turn to freezing rain this...

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Cops look for Pembroke armed robber

 •  December 23

An armed robber held up a victim in Pembroke last week and police are looking for the man. The robbery took place last Thursday (Dec. 18) in the...

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RIDE program in full swing

 •  December 23

The Festive RIDE campaign is in full swing across the Ottawa Valley, with 89 spot checks held across the region last week. The Renfrew OPP held 45...

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Does your Outdoors Card soon expire?

 •  December 23

If you have an Outdoors Card you will need to check and see if it is about to expire. The Ministry of Natural Resources no longer sends out...

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Mincemeat Muffins

 •  December 23

1 1/2 cups flour 1/4 cup white sugar 2 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 cup melted margarine 1/2 cup apple juice 2 eggs 1 cup canned...

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Spiders

 •  December 22

One 8 oz. package chocolate chips One 8 oz. package butterscotch chips 1 cup small peanuts 1 cup chow mein noodles Melt chips in a double...

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HOLIDAY TRUFFLES

 •  December 19

can of condensed milk 3 cups of chocolate chips 1 teaspoon of Amaretto, Kahlua or Rum 1 teaspoon of vanilla Melt chips with condensed milk in a...

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Search for a Star semifinalist wins Xmas raffle!

 •  December 18

We drew our annual Christmas Raffle winning tickets today,  and congratulations to the following people who held the lucky tickets: $500 - Ross...

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Carp man loses both arms in accident

 •  December 18

A Carp man is in critical condition after both of his arms were amputated by a piece of farming equipment Wednesday morning. It happened just...

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Emon, Kerr new area Wardens

 •  December 18

Renfrew Reeve Peter Emon was sworn in Wednesday as the Warden of Renfrew County for a third term. In his opening remarks after receiving the...

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Community rallies around injured hockey star

 •  December 18

Smiths Falls Bears’ star winger Neil Doef will be at his team’s Friday night game in spirit, but he’s still in a Saskatoon hospital recovering...

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Thank you Ottawa Valley!

 •  December 18

The generosity of people in the Ottawa Valley and the Pontiac never ceases to amaze me. Those were the words of Art Jamieson, the main man...

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White Lake football star heading to Texas

 •  December 18

While people in the Ottawa Valley will be dealing with frigid temperatures in late January, one local football player will be sweating under the...

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Timberwolves add reigning MVP

 •  December 18

In Jr B hockey, the Renfrew Timberwolves lead the Valley Division and thanks to a trade on Monday, the team has bolstered an already impressive...

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New home for Upper Valley OPP

 •  December 18

The Upper Ottawa Valley OPP in Pembroke will be moving into a new home this week as the new detachment will officially open Friday. On Thursday...

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SHORTBREAD COOKIES

 •  December 18

1C icing sugar 1 lb butter 4 C flour Mix butter and icing sugar.  Gradually add the flour.  Work the dough with your hands until it is oily....

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Shoplifting, impaired charges laid

 •  December 17

Shoplifting in the Upper Ottawa Valley area was on the upswing last week, with Christmas just around the corner. Police were called to Wal-Mart on...

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MINT BALLS

 •  December 17

4 oz cream cheese 2 cups icing sugar 1 cup fine coconut 1 tsp almond extract Soft mints Mix all ingredients but mints together,...

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CITRUS PUNCH

 •  December 16

1 can frozen lemonade, thawed 1 can frozen orange juice, thawed 1 C white sugar 1 tsp vanilla 1 tsp almond extract 8 C water 2 L lemon-lime...

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Jellied Waldorf Salad

 •  December 15

3 oz pkg lime Jello 1 cup boiling water 1/2 cup cold water 1 1/2 cups diced apples 1/2 cup pecans, chopped 1 cup miniature marshmallows 1/4 cup...

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