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Saturday February 13 2016
6:43 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...

Fire burns garage in Current River FIRE

THUNDER BAY -- Altough a fire caused considerable damage to a Current River neighbourhood garage on Saturday afternoon, the structure is still intact.  Fire crews responded...

Firefighter students get suited up for Hazmat training LOCAL

Pre-service firefighter students dropped the books and learned firsthand about what it takes in Hazmat situations. "We got called to a hazmat leak, we didn't know...

LHINs report lays out plan for improving North’s complicated health-care system HEALTH

Pieces already exist to improve outcomes in this region’s health-care system, say officials with the North West Local Health Integration Network. The North West LHIN...

SSSAA results for Friday, Feb. 12, 2016

Boys Curling Playoffs At Fort William Curling Club Draw 5 - 12:00 PM A-Side - SSSAA Championship Game M: (1)Westgate (Black)  7  (2)Hammarskjold  6 Westgate (Black) are SSSAA Champions and will qualify at NWOSSAA as SSSAA...

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...

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