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Police make Onion Lake Road pot bust

Police busted what they believe is a small grow-op Thursday.

Police use spike belt to stop suspects

OPP in Marathon were forced to use a spike belt Wednesday to halt a fleeing vehicle. The incident occurred after police received reports of a pickup truck leaving a Marathon gas station without paying for fuel.

Red Lake OPP make $30K drug bust

Police charged five people with possession of drugs worth more than $30,000. Officers from the OPP’s drug unit and Red Lake detachment charged five people after executing a search warrant Tuesday. Two of the suspects charged are from Red Lake.
Fire levels former club

Fire levels former club

An early morning two-alarm fire has completely destroyed a building on the city’s southside. Firefighters noticed the fire on Simpson and Miles Streets shortly after 3 a.m. when responding to a vandalism call across the street.

Green talk at group's annual meeting

A meeting of local green minds took place Wednesday evening at the Prince Arthur Hotel with the hope that they will one day meet in a green building all their own.

Feds offer land claim settlement

A $3.5 million offer has been put on the table by the federal government to settle a long standing land claim dispute in the Loch Lomand area with Fort William First Nation. The agreement has yet to be ratified by the band.

Former grand chief’s suit may go ahead

A Superior Court Justice ruled that a lawsuit launched against the OPP for malicious prosecution and negligent investigation can proceed. Former Treaty Three Grand Chief Leon Jourdain filed the suit.
Third arrest made

Third arrest made

Thunder Bay Police have made an arrest in connection with last week's abduction and beating of a man at a Cumberland Street motel. Kyle Truong, 34, also known as Tho Quach, surrendered Wednesday morning at the city police station on Balmoral Street.

PC critic returns to region

The Progressive Conservative’s northern development critic spent another day in Thunder Bay Wednesday in an effort to polish the party’s policies and platform for this region.

Foulds files

Another Thunder Bay city councillor has filed nomination papers for the upcoming municipal election. Andrew Foulds is seeking another term as councillor for the Current River Ward. He signed the paperwork at City Hall on Wednesday.