Latest Local News Headlines, Provided By muskoka411.com, March 6th

March 3rd, just after 11:00 a.m., Grey County OPP, the West Region Emergency Response Team (ERT) and the Owen Sound Inter-Township Fire Department located a deceased female, 18-year-old Casaundra Boortz-Brown of Georgian Bluffs. March 2nd, just before midnight, Grey County OPP had received a report of a missing/overdue person from a residence in the Township of Georgian Bluffs. The police investigation is complete, foul play is not suspected. (Source: muskka411.com)

With your help, the Town of Collingwood could be the next Kraft Hockeyville, which would include hosting an NHL® Pre‑Season Game and receiving $100,000 in arena upgrades. The top 10 nominations were named March 4th, five communities from the East of Canada and 5 communities from the West. Collingwood is facing off for the East division and is 1 of only 2 communities vying for the title in Ontario. To help Collingwood become the next Kraft Hockeyville, log onto the Kraft Hockeyville 2017 website (www.khv2017.ca) March 12th to vote for the Eddie Bush Memorial Arena. And announced at the Festivals & Events Ontario Conference in Sault Ste. Marie March 3rd, the Town of Collingwood is the recipient of two awards: Top 100 Festivals & Events and Municipality of the Year. The Municipality of the Year award recognizes the best in municipal leadership and festival and event partnerships in the Province of Ontario. Based on population, the Town of Collingwood won the Municipality of the Year category among municipalities with a population under 50,000. The Collingwood Elvis Festival was also recognized as one of FEO’s Top 100 Festivals, which, according to FEO, is “a select group which represent some of the most well-known and respected celebrations in the province; celebrations which draw both an international and domestic audience.” (Source: Town of Collingwood)

Sports:
In the NHL, Sean Monahan had a goal and an assist as the Calgary Flames beat the New York Islanders 5-2 on Sunday afternoon to earn their seventh straight win.

Elsewhere, Vancouver doubled Anaheim 2-1, a furious rally by Pittsburgh edged Buffalo 4-3 and St. Louis ended a five-game skid by beating Colorado 3-0.

And Minnesota held on for a 3-1 win over San Jose, Arizona lost to Carolina 2-1 and Columbus shut-out New Jersey 3-0 . (Source: tsn.ca)

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