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Local lawyer David Shannon to receive Order of Ontario

A local lawyer is being named to the province’s highest honour. MPP Michael Gravelle (Lib., Thunder Bay – Superior North) announced Tuesday that lawyer David Shannon is being recognized with an appointment to the Order of Ontario.

Kenora OPP find Oxy after vehicle search

Police in Kenora say they intercepted Oxycodone that was destined for the Fort Frances area Monday. Members of the Kenora detachment of the OPP and drug enforcement unit stopped a vehicle near that community that was heading eastbound on Highway 17.
Squeaked by

Squeaked by

The people in Thunder Bay are amazing says the chair of United Way. With less than two weeks to go in its annual campaign, the United Way was worried it wouldn’t meet its $2.47 million goal for the upcoming year.

Crash near Schreiber sends five to hospital

Five people have been sent to the hospital after a two-vehicle crash near Schreiber. The incident took place Sunday morning on Highway 17 in Killraine Township.

Murder trial preliminary hearing begins

A preliminary hearing for a young man charged with first-degree murder began Monday at the Ontario Court of Justice. 21-year-old Leif Hobson was arrested in connection with the death of 65-year-old Edgar Marion.
The Bif Naked truth

The Bif Naked truth

Bif Naked thought she’d done everything right. As a vegan, the diminutive Canadian rock star ate healthy foods, didn't drink or smoke and spent more than her fair share of time at the gym.
‘Left in the cold’

‘Left in the cold’

A former Buchanan forklift operator says the mill’s employees have been left out in the cold while the company gets to retain its assets and property. “There’s labour laws here and if they’re not enforceable get rid of them,” said Darryl Stewart.
Family pet snatched from back deck, mother says

Family pet snatched from back deck, mother says

A mother and her children say they feel as though they’ve lost a member of the family after their dog was taken from their backyard last week.
Running success

Running success

Despite the golden performance, seasoned runner Keli Cristofaro says she can do better. Cristofaro won gold at the second Lakehead Thunderwolves Indoor Marathon on Sunday.
$154M deal accepted

$154M deal accepted

Fort William First Nation members voted in favour of a $154 million deal that will see the band relinquish about 70,000 acres of land that includes Mission and McKellar islands.