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NA Palladium invests $35M in secondary mineral zone

The Lac Des Iles mine north of Thunder Bay could have a long life ahead of it. North American Palladium recently approved $35-million in capital expenditures to advance the development of a secondary mineral zone at the palladium mine site.
Crossing the line

Crossing the line

Lakehead University’s student union president is encouraging Northern Ontario School of Medicine students to cross picket lines if a strike is still ongoing by the school’s orientation week.

Bearskin Lake teen faces murder charge

Police arrested and charged a 15-year-old boy with second-degree murder following an incident at Bearskin Lake Sunday. Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service officers say they were called to the nursing station in Bearskin Lake early Sunday morning.

Student’s sculpture garden generating buzz in south end

A colourful display has recently been greeting pedestrians around Victoria Avenue. A new art exhibit by Lakehead University students has been creating quite the buzz. The sculpture garden, located at 409 E. Victoria Ave.

CAO of DSSAB announces retirement

After 35 years working to bring social services to people in the District of Thunder Bay, Mary Lucas announced her retirement.
Grower's show

Grower's show

Better weather usually means good times for gardeners. The warmer temperatures and longer growing season have thrown off schedules this summer, advancing the growing schedule ahead by three weeks or more.
NOSM employees hit picket lines as talks break down

NOSM employees hit picket lines as talks break down

At midnight Monday more than 150 Northern Ontario School of Medicine administrative, technical and clerical staff walked off the job.

City named runner up in power-reducing competition

Thunder Bay finished in second place in its Power Pledge Community Challenge competition. The province-wide contest encouraged residents to sign up and pledge to reduce their energy consumption.

Crash kills woman, closes Highway 17

Dryden detachment OPP officers are still at the scene of a fatal crash that took place Monday morning on Highway 17.
Volunteer fair

Volunteer fair

While fair goers soar through the air on their favourite rides at the CLE, over 100 volunteers are on the ground making sure the 120 th annual event runs smoothly.