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Tuesday February 9 2016
3:32 PM EST

Public board to consider closing schools in 2017 LOCAL

THUNDER BAY – Facing declining enrolment, the public school board is looking at options that include closing schools. At a board meeting Tuesday night, the Lakehead Public School Board will receive a presentation on their school renewal plan,...

Are you sure you want to send that text? NORTHWEST

The OPP supports International Safer Internet Day The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is supporting International Safer Internet Day and cyber safety awareness by encouraging...

Cocaine found during traffic stop, three arrested CRIME

(FORT FRANCES, ON) - On the 5th of February, 2016, at 1:30 am, a traffic stop was conducted by members of the Rainy River District Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police,...

Public consultation examines new waterfront parking CITY HALL

Public consultation is underway for an environmental assessment that will bring 262 new parking spaces to the waterfront. The pre-tender design is a product of Thunder...

Robber in pajama pants could be serial thief, targets convenience store Monday night CRIME

THUNDER BAY -- Another business has been the target of a robbery, and the description of the suspect is eerily similar to another four robberies reported this month. Police...

Angus presents $3.5-million plan to subsidize regional bus lines TRANSPORTATION

THUNDER BAY -- Claiming weak inter-community transit leaves Northwestern Ontarians “vastly underserved,” Iain Angus launched a plea for between $3.5 million and...

MPs ask North for feedback as feds head to budget season CANADA

THUNDER BAY -- Don Rusnak said a top-down approach to government spending isn't working. It's why the federal Liberal government is heading out across the country...

Staffing shortage left several residents without breakfast on Saturday at Hogarth Riverview Manor HEALTH

Sue Gammond was irate on Saturday after learning her 90-year-old mother-in-law and several other residents missed breakfast because a staff member called in sick at the newly...

Taxi driver robbed at knife point CRIME

Thunder Bay Police are investigating an attempted robbery of a taxi driver which occurred this morning in the city's south side. A male had taken a taxi to an address...

Looking for work? MNR has opportunities for 'young people' ONTARIO

Job Opportunities for Young People in Natural Resource Management Province Offering Summer Employment Opportunities to Build Skills and Careers Ontario is offering summer employment opportunities for young people in natural resource management...

‘Serial sexual predator’ to serve five years in prison COURT

WARNING: The following story contains graphic details that may not be suitable for all readers. THUNDER BAY – A local man, labelled a “serial sexual predator”...

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