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Friday February 12 2016
9:32 PM EST

St. Paul Street gas line rupture under control LOCAL

THUNDER BAY – A "significant" natural gas line break in the downtown North Core that caused an evacuation on Friday afternoon has been brought under control.  Buildings on St. Paul Street were evacuated after a gas line ruptured...

Five charged in district jail riot LOCAL

THUNDER BAY - Five inmates have been charged in last year's riot at the district jail. The Thunder Bay Police Service announced charges against the individuals on Friday,...

Weekends get wild starting this Saturday: City LOCAL

Chippewa Park Wildlife Exhibit Opens Winter Weekends Starting Family Day Weekend, come out and see Chippewa Park’s animals in their warm, winter coats. The Wildlife Exhibit will be open winter weekends from 11 am to 3 pm, weather permitting....

Food donations to RFDA down a staggering $400,000 in 2015 LOCAL

THUNDER BAY -- The food bank for food banks is struggling to get people the food they need. Regional Food Distribution Association executive director Volker Kromm said...

Living in an apartment? Be aware of these critical safety tips NORTHWEST

(KENORA, ON) The Kenora OPP would like to remind home owners who reside in condominiums and apartment owners of some safety tips: • Be aware of suspicious or unknown...

Extreme cold warning issued for city, surrounding area WEATHER

THUNDER BAY -- Environment Canada has issued an extreme cold warning for this area. The full warning can be read below.  Warnings Extreme Cold Warning in effect...

Runaway dog attacks deer, fetches $1,000 fine for Conmee man NORTHWEST

A Conmee Township man has been fined $1,000 for letting his dog run at large. The man pleaded guilty to permitting his dog to run at large in an area inhabited by game and was fined $1,000. The court heard that in June 2015, a dog was photographed...

City council managed a slight decrease in its proposed tax levy Thursday night CITY HALL

THUNDER BAY -- City council managed to cut more than $410,000 during its first round of budget talks Thursday. The bulk of that came from a $500,000 decision to reduce money...

Kenora OPP locate missing teen girl NORTHWEST

KENORA, Ont. - A 14-year-old girl reported missing Thursday has been located safely  As this is now a private matter, the identity of the girl has been removed from...

City continues looking into whether 2021 Canada Games bid is worthwhile CITY HALL

THUNDER BAY -- With the deadline a few months away, the city is still looking into whether it should try to hos the 2021 Canada Games. City administration has been looking at whether to make a bid for the games, which would coincide with the 40...

Afraid of being T-boned? Avoid these intersections TRAFFIC

THUNDER BAY – If you got into a car crash last year in the city, there's a good chance it was at an intersection along the Harbour Expressway. Traffic statistics...

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