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Friday July 3 2015
11:23 PM EDT

Lac Des Iles milling operations resume after tailings pond spill BUSINESS

Milling operations have restarted at Lac Des Iles mine, in the wake of last month’s tailings pond spill. The mine began milling on June 26, the same day the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change gave it the green light to proceed....

Northern mayors to co-operate as they compete for Moving Ontario Forward dollars LOCAL

THUNDER BAY -- While they may be in competition, mayors in Northern Ontario are working together to make sure their regions are represented when new provincial funding starts...

Digging up the former Hillcrest High School field LOCAL

Work crews were busy working in the field across the street from the former Hillcrest High School Friday afternoon. User Adam Sabaz snapped this quick shot and sent it into...

OPP continue search for missing boaters NORTHWEST

OPP News Release OPP SEARCH FOR MISSING BOATERS (ARMSTRONG, ON) - On the evening of July 1, 2015 the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were contacted regarding...

Missouri man charged, revolver found in vehicle at border crossing NORTHWEST

FORT FRANCES, Ont. – A Missouri man has been charged with smuggling after he allegedly attempted to cross into Canada with a firearm. Officials with the Canada Border...

TRAFFIC: River Street closure extended due to weather TRAFFIC

City of Thunder Bay Media Release River Street Closure Extended Due to Weather July 3, 2015 – Recent rain has delayed storm sewer construction on River Street. As a result, River Street from Rockwood Avenue to Pine Street will...

Police locate missing woman (UPDATE)

Thunder Bay Police Service officers have located a woman reported missing on Thursday, July 2.  As a result of the woman being located safely this is now a private matter. The original missing person's report has been removed from our...

Special weather statement issued for Thunder Bay WEATHER

A special weather statement has been issued for the City of Thunder Bay by the federal government's weather service: Thunderstorms with heavy downpours, gusty winds and frequent lightning possible tonight. A few thunderstorms rumbling southeast...

Bear chased up tree in Northwood backyard LOCAL

THUNDER BAY - A residential neighbourhood had an unwanted dinner guest Thursday evening. A black bear visited the Northwood area around 6 p.m. and was chased up a try in...

Aaron Rivers no longer with Bombardier company says BUSINESS

THUNDER BAY -- A Bombardier official who was the target of a high level of union criticism during last summer's extended strike at the Thunder Bay production facility is no long with the company. Bombardier has confirmed that Aaron Rivers,...

Barn blaze being investigated LOCAL

OLIVER PAIPOONGE, Ont. – A rural barn fire is under investigation. Oliver Paipoonge Fire rescue crews responded after a blaze broke out in the structure on a Pole Line Road property around noon on Thursday. The barn was located near the...

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