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More severe thunderstorm watches issued for region

Environment Canada has issued another severe thunderstorm watch, this time for the Kakabeka Falls, Whitefish Lake and Arrow Lake areas of this region.

Tornado warning issued for Atikokan area

Environment Canada has issued a tornado warning for the Atikokan, Shebandowan and Quetico Park areas.
Pro-life protest leads to assault charges

Pro-life protest leads to assault charges

Brian Hamilton says he has no regrets about dousing a group of Calgary-based anti-abortion protestors with chocolate milk.
Examining prevention

Examining prevention

The city is now looking at long-term solutions to avoid another flood in the future.

SAVE committee sending out life-jacket reminder

The local health unit is asking boaters to “get it on" this summer, and wear personal floatation devices before stepping onto a boat.

Three arrested in Forest Street vehicle break-ins

Police have taken three teens into custody in connection with a series of vehicle break-ins in the Forest Street area. Officers were responding to a complaint just before 3:30 a.m.

Beautifying neighbourhoods on council’s agenda

Thunder Bay is looking to beautify some of the city's main corridors. Adding more trees, improving bus shelters and widening sidewalks are some of the ideas in place to improve the city's image.

Police investigating sudden death of Dryden-area man

The OPP is investigating the sudden death of a Dryden area resident. Stanley Shabaquay, 51, of Wabigoon Lake First Nation died on Thursday. Treaty 3 Police, assisted by the Dryden detachment of the OPP, were called to the scene.
Street makeover

Street makeover

The Waterfront District BIA is looking to expand the sidewalks on St. Paul Street to 15 feet in order to have outside patios available for customers.

Pro-choice group holds protest in response to pro-life tour

Kari Jefford says she’s worried about women’s rights in Canada. The president of Canadian Auto Workers Local 229 and about 15 other people held a protest in response to a pro-life group called the Canadian Centre for Bio-Ethical Reform.