Northern Star Mining Corporation
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Northern Star Mining Corporation

January 15, 2008 07:30 ET

Northern Star Announces Further Results From 2007 Surface Diamond Drilling Program

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Jan. 15, 2008) - Northern Star Mining Corp. ("Northern Star" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:NSM) is pleased to announce further drill hole results from its 2007 diamond drill program carried out on its wholly owned Midway Project, located 16 kilometers west of Val d'Or, Quebec.

The drilling was oriented to better define mineralization, structures, alteration and rock mechanics in order to advance underground exploration and development.

Northern Star is pleased to announce the following results:



HOLE # From (m) To (m) Core length (m) Grade (g/t Au) Rock Type

MM 07-86 219.5 317.0 97.5 (319.8ft) 1.77 (0.052opt) Porphyry +
Gabbro
Including 288.2 307.3 19.1 (62.6ft) 6.83 (0.199opt) Gabbro

- Core lengths are fairly close to true width


This section is contiguous to the east (15 meters) of the previous sections reported in the news release dated December 12, 2007.



HOLE # From (m) To (m) Core length (m) Grade (g/t Au) Rock Type

MM 07-85 221.4 298.2 76.8 (251.9ft) 1.55 (0.045opt) Porphyry +
Gabbro
Including 287.3 297.3 10.0 (32.8ft) 8.51 (0.248opt) Gabbro

04-50 174.2 261.6 87.4 (286.7ft) 2.13 (0.062opt) Porphyry +
Gabbro
Including 254.0 261.6 7.6 (25.1ft) 14.06 (0.410opt) Gabbro


"These results continue to demonstrate the continuity and persistence of grade and thickness of the gold mineralization present on the project. We are very encouraged by these results and are eagerly anticipating the start up of our underground exploration and development program," says Michel David, Northern Star's Chairman.

Additional results will be announced as available.

Claude P. Larouche, Geol. Ing. (OIQ) acts as the qualified person of the Company and has reviewed the contents of the news release. The diamond drilling and exploration programs are being carried out under the direct supervision of C.P. Larouche, Ing., (OIQ) The company is maintaining strict standards for QA (quality assurance) and QC (quality control), by keeping under lock all drill cores, rejects and pulps for further testing. Samples were sent to ALS Chemex labs in Val d'Or, Quebec.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

Jonathan Awde, Vice President, Corporate Finance

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed the present information and is not responsible for the contents of this news release, which may contain forward looking statements.

Contact Information

  • Northern Star Mining Corporation
    Jonathan Awde
    Vice President, Corporate Finance
    (819) 825-8088 or Toll Free: 1-800-460-5031
    (819) 825-1199 (FAX)
    Website: www.nsmgold.com