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Council to review golf operations

After a three-week hiatus for the holiday season, city council will hold its first session of the New Year on Monday night. One of the items on council's agenda is a review of the city-owned golf operations during the 2009 season.

OPP warns of emergency scams

The OPP is warning the public about a scam that is targeting people across the country. The OPP and the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre issued a warning about the "emergency scam" Wednesday.

FiTV: The decade in television

It’s been a strange decade in television. Moving at the speed of light, who knew where it would go when 2000 began? In 1999, Matthew McConaughey starred in Ed TV, a movie about a guy whose life becomes a reality television show.
The other white meat

The other white meat

Glazed pork roast with root vegetables (serves 4 – 6 ) 2lb centre cut boneless pork loin roast Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 ½ tbsp Dijon or grainy mustard 1 ½ tbsp honey 2 tbsp roughly chopped fresh sage ½ lb carrots (3 or 4) peeled

Peterson running for third term

Mayor Lynn Peterson has made it official – she will run for a third term as the city’s top public official. Peterson has spent the past decade at city hall, first as a city councillor and then the past seven years as mayor.

Police make gunpoint arrests

Local police officers arrested two men at gunpoint Tuesday evening. Thunder Bay Police Service officials say officers were responding to a domestic dispute around 7:30 p.m.

Pair robs man at knifepoint

Police are looking for a man and a woman who robbed a man at knifepoint outside of a bank. Thunder Bay Police Service officers say the armed robbery took place outside of the Bank of Montreal on Red River Road just before 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

New judge sworn in

Thunder Bay welcomed its newest judge to the bench Tuesday afternoon. Justice John Fregeau took the oath in front of a large crowd of family, friends and dignitaries at the Superior Court of Justice.
Scans unclear

Scans unclear

Eight Canadian cities can expect to see as many as 44 body scanners installed at its airports, but so far Thunder Bay officials haven’t received word that this area’s airport will be one of them.
Murder cases on hold

Murder cases on hold

A pair of murder suspects returned to the courtroom Tuesday to learn how the legal aid boycott by Ontario's criminal lawyers might impact their cases.