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Tribute to the battle of the Atlantic

Tribute to the battle of the Atlantic

A veteran of the Second World War said he considered himself lucky to have survived one of the longest continuous military campaigns during the war.
No injuries reported in weekend vehicle collision

No injuries reported in weekend vehicle collision

Two vehicles collided that left severe damage to a pickup truck’s side door on Saturday. The collision took place on Cumberland Street near Red River Road and Park Avenue at about 4:20 p.m.
Community prepares to protest

Community prepares to protest

First Nation members say the lack of consultations and a disregard of the treaties played a major role for a planned protest of the Harmonized Sales Tax.
Phase one of new RFDA home begins with demolition

Phase one of new RFDA home begins with demolition

With demand for food banks increasing, a volunteer with a regional food distributor said he is excited to see the vision of a suitable warehouse coming together.

High levels of PCBs near Marathon site

Officials with the Ministry of the Environment want to re-assure residents of Marathon there is no risk to their drinking water following the discovery of high levels of PCBs in ground water on the site of the dormant Marathon Pulp mill.
Education minister speaks with area trustees

Education minister speaks with area trustees

Ontario’s education minister admits the province should have done better in explaining changes to sex education curriculum.
Province wants to make forestry process more competitve

Province wants to make forestry process more competitve

The provincial government announced a proposed new model for wood allocation and pricing Friday; it’s a move that if successful might see some forestry companies restart operations in Northwestern Ontario.
Current River bridge to honour fallen officer

Current River bridge to honour fallen officer

Stephen Kusznier was surprised when he learned the bridge over the Current River on Highway 11-17 would be dedicated in honour of his father. Const. John S. Kusznier was shot and killed in the line of duty outside of the Landmark Inn on Jan.

Police search for escaped prisoner

Fort Frances OPP are looking for a man who escaped police custody Thursday morning. Matthew Bradley Meyers, 25, of Emo was last seen wearing a green camouflage t-shirt, grey sweat pants, and socks but no shoes. He is 5’8", 151 lbs.

Police intercept drug shipment

A Thunder Bay man has been charged with trafficking after police intercepted a package at a post office. The Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau Drug Enforcement Unit found 3 lbs. of marijuana and 1 lbs.