Sudbury Daystarter: MR 15 in Chelmsford re-opens

News, weather and road conditions for the northeast region.
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COLLISION: Municipal Road 15 in Chelmsford is back open. Earlier this morning, a two-car crash between Seguin Road and Monte Rouleau closed the road. No injuries have been reported.

Major highways in the Northeast are mostly bare and dry, except for Highway 17 north of Sault Ste. Marie. That stretch is snow covered with visibility fair at times. Highway 11 south of North Bay also has some snow covered sections. 

The Ministry of Transportation keeps an eye on the roads around the clock. Click here and then on the "road conditions" box in the new window to reveal the latest information. 

See problems on the roads at highways? Send a note to @Sudburytraffic on Twitter, or phone the CBC Sudbury traffic line 705-670-3191.

CRIME: A Sudbury man was arrested after a cab driver was allegedly robbed at knifepoint early Sunday in Garson. 

EDUCATION: Enrolment is up at Colleges in the Northeast. A panel or representative from Northern, Cambrian College and College Boreal will be on @MorningNorth at 8:10.  

HEALTH: Veterinarians in the Subury are warning dog owner not to feed their animals raw pet food.  Some vets say is it dangerous to your pet, and your family's health.  They are advising their own staff to wear gloves and masks when treating such animals.  The owner of a new pet food store in the city called Trailblazers says veterinarians are greatly exaggerating the dangers of raw food.  She says raw meat and vegetable is a much healthier option.  More on this debate at 7:10 on @MorningNorth

For the latest info follow @CBCnewsSudbury on twitter. See breaking news? Call the CBC Sudbury Newsdesk: 705 688-3240.

We're expecting a mix of sun and cloud with the chance of flurries today. Wawa can expect 2 to 4 cm of snow. Agawa and Lake Superior Park could get 5 cm. Highs today around - 9 C or -10 C. Along James Bay highs near -15 C. Lows tonight from -14 C to -26 C. Tomorrow, a mix of sun and cloud with the chance of flurries. Highs from -6 C to -12 C. 

For the latest on weather conditions tune into @MorningNorthlive from 6 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. each weekday morning. 99.9FM in Sudbury.

SUPER BOWL: Millions gathered around television sets Sunday evening to watch the Seattle Seahawks take down the Denver Broncos in an easy 43-8 victory, but for many of those revellers the outcome of the game was secondary to the annual crop of splashy, big-budget Super Bowl ads. WATCH

ENVIRONMENT: Will heavy ice cover on the Great Lakes translate into higher water levels this year? The CBC's Megan Thomas reached Drew Gronewold with the Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory in Ann Arbour, Michigan. He works with a network of scientists on both sides of the border who monitor water levels.

Data showing relationship between ice on the Great Lakes and water levels.

CLICK HERE for an interactive graphic of the relationship between ice and water levels. Listen to the audio link below to hear Gronewold explain how it works. To see the ice data, click on the "ice cover" menu on the right side of the graphic.

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