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Friday February 12 2016
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Police officer charged after gun stolen last fall POLICE

A Thunder Bay Police Services officer is facing a pair of weapons charges after his police-issued Glock handgun and three magazines of ammunition was stolen from his personal vehicle. The incident occurred on Oct. 10, 2015. Sgt. James A....

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...

Fraudsters continue Canada Revenue scams OPP

(MARATHON, ON) –On February 11, 2016 Members of the Marathon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) investigated a tax Fraud report that has become a common...

36-year-old woman charged following crash with school bus TRAFFIC

Update No. 1   (FORT FRANCES, ON) – On February 10, 2016 at approximately 8:20 am members of the Rainy River District Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police...

Half of local adults drink at levels above low-risk drinking guidelines: Report HEALTH

Nearly half of all adults in Thunder Bay drink at levels higher than Ontario’s low-risk drinking guidelines. The fallout can be severe, leading to injuries, job loss,...

Lotto 6/49 promises 14 guaranteed $100K winners for Valentine's Day LOTTO

Toronto, ON – With the LOTTO 6/49 SUPER DRAW, everything is coming up roses! This Valentine’s Day, 14 players across Canada will wake up $100,000 richer! The LOTTO 6/49 draw on Saturday, February 13 will be SUPER-sized, offering 14 Guaranteed...

Budget process begins for Lakehead Public Schools EDUCATION

The 2016-2017 Lakehead Public Schools budget process began last evening with a preliminary analysis report. The report provided the process for the development of the budget...

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