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Tuesday May 26 2015
11:42 AM EDT

Harbour Expressway shut down intermittently to allow turbine transports through LOCAL

A shipment of wind-turbine parts is expected to intermittently interrupt traffic along the Harbour Expressway over the next few days. Thunder Bay Police Traffic Sgt. Glen Porter said the disruption is only temporary, as transports move the parts...

Two Northern Ontario cities share $96K in provincial funds NORTHWEST

Ontario Ministry of Mines and Northern Development News Release follows:   Ontario Investing in Economic Development in Kenora and Timiskaming Province Helping Northern Communities with Economic Planning May 26, 2015 11:00...

Pair of Manitoba tobacco smugglers arrested

(KENORA, ON) – On Monday May 25, 2015 at around 12:00 a.m members of the Kenora Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop on Highway 17A. ...

Kenora man charged with impaired driving after concerned motorists complain OPP

OPP News Release (KENORA, ON) Members of the Kenora Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have charged a Kenora man following a traffic complaint. ...

North Star Air expands services AVIATION

A regional airline is expanding its service into remote parts of Northern Ontario. North Star Air, in a release issued on Monday, said they have opened the company’s new operating base in Pickle Lake and will offer service to Neskantaga...

Walk with Docs coming to Birch Point Park in June LOCAL

Looking for a way to keep fit next month? The Northern Hearts Walk with Docs might be your answer. Between June 1 and June 25, from Monday to Thursday, each night an hour-long walk will be held at Birch Point Park. A physician will accompany...

Company looking for Letter of Intent with city to bring solar panel manufacturing plant to Thunder Bay CITY HALL

THUNDER BAY -- If the city wants to see a proposed solar panel manufacturer's business plan, the company wants a letter of intent first. Energy North Bancorp's Ross...

No discussion as city council approves tax policy CITY HALL

THUNDER BAY -- With little discussion, city council approved its tax policy Monday night. A 3.83 per cent levy increase over last year was approved by council in March....

Backyard chickens come to city council CITY HALL

THUNDER BAY -- A discussion on food was largely for the birds Monday night. The Thunder Bay and Area Food Strategy Implementation was highlighting its 20 projects on the go this year on everything from helping local farmers and restaurants to connect...

Local OSSTF president expresses concern over province's back-to-work legislation LOCAL

THUNDER BAY – The local president of public high school teachers says the introduction of back-to-work legislation shows the province’s negotiation framework is...

Police looking into discovery of suspicious package that prompted evacuation of courthouse LOCAL

THUNDER BAY – City police are continuing to investigate a suspicious package discovered at the Thunder Bay Courthouse on Saturday. The Brodie Street courthouse, along...

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