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Ring of fire conference could be cancelled

The chief and council of Marten Falls First Nation are considering cancelling an upcoming business conference because of questions surrounding consultation fees. The Ring of Fire Emerging Business Conference, scheduled for Aug.
City continues rehabilitation of path and trails

City continues rehabilitation of path and trails

The complete realignment of the path near Grandview Arena could take a few weeks to complete, says the city’s park planning co-ordinator.
Fundraising groups say procedures to avoid fraud in place

Fundraising groups say procedures to avoid fraud in place

In the aftermath of a well-publicized southern Ontario case that saw a 23-year-old woman allegedly fake a terminal case of cancer, local charities are warning the public to practice due diligence when making donations.

Man charged after hitting house

A man has been charged with impaired and dangerous driving after hitting the steps of a house Sunday afternoon.
Eating local

Eating local

Increasing residents awareness to local alternatives keeps jobs in the city and creates a better relationship with farmers says a wild boar producer. The True North Community Co-operative opened its doors to the public for the first time on Saturday.

Police continue search for convenience store robber

Police continue to look for a lone male who robbed a Simpson Street convenience store on Sunday. Thunder Bay Police Service officers say a man entered the Mac’s Mart on Simpson Street wearing a disguise around midnight.
Saddle up

Saddle up

Tori Colosimo and her horse, Bow are a racing team. The two worked together for many years; Bow was originally her mom’s horse. The 15-year-old-barrel-racer said she and Bow weren’t always on the best of terms but have since become intertwined.

Archaeological dig not likely to impact highway plans: MTO

While area First Nation leaders say the archaeological site found behind the McKenzie Inn is of significant interest to their cultural history, they are upset they weren’t consulted about the find. "They’ve been digging since last May.
Hospital investigating loose medical documents

Hospital investigating loose medical documents

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre is investigating why confidential patient records can be found on the streets surrounding the former Port Arthur General Hospital site.
Cleanup ordered for former nightclub that burned down

Cleanup ordered for former nightclub that burned down

The courts have told the owner of a former Simpson Street nightclub that burned down to clean up the mess, city official said Friday.