Here’s a look at this morning’s headlines for Monday, January 17

It’s the first day back to in-person class for JK-12 students in the Province, and Sudbury Student Services Consortium announced 17 school bus cancellations.

Today is a good day to smile, as the second annual Sudbury Good Neighbour Awards are accepting nominations once again.

The city of Timmins is reminding drivers they are on Pine Street North removing snow this morning.

A man who allegedly pulled a fire alarm at an Elliot Lake hospital and subsequently broke into a bank in Spanish is facing charges.

Cassellholme Home for the Aged in North Bay is back to a full board of directors after a number of resignations and vacancies.

OPP is reminding snowmobilers, not to modify their exhausts, following a number of complaints.

Laurentian University will delay its return to on-campus learning until at least February 7th

Canada Post office in North Bay is expecting delays due to being short-staffed.

The PHU is working closely with the Anson General Hospital, ensure ongoing measures are maintained to protect patients and staff following a COVID Outbreak.

For a third straight year, Nipissing First Nation has cancelled the LNHL (Little Native Hockey League) tournament.

There were thankfully no reported injuries after a fire razed an ice hut and a pickup truck on Lake Nipissing last night.

An amazing story out of Manotick where Neighbours are being thanked after using a kayak to rescue a driver after their car went through the ice.

Warnings have now been issued ahead of a significant blast of winter weather that could dump up to 40 centimetres of snow in parts of southern Ontario.

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Here’s what else is making news:

North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority says the average snow depth in the region is 20 percent below normal for this time of year.

The Timmins Police Service is currently working on identifying a male suspect wanted for fraud.  

Cochrane Taxpayers will see a 5% increase in taxes for 2022

Sudbury police have charged one man, following an accidental fire caused by an explosion at Richard Lake Motel.

Ontario’s Ministry of Health is distributing COVID-19 rapid test kits without cost at North Bay’s Nipissing University on Jan. 18 and 19 at the R.J. Surtees Student Athletics Centre starting at 9 am.

Environment Canada says Timmins set a cold temperature record Saturday, with the lowest temperature recorded at -41.5 C, with the windchill, making that feel like -50.

The Sault Ste. Marie Police Service following up on nine cryptocurrency/bitcoin-related fraud scams, with one resident being defrauded of approximately $14,000