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Fort Frances mill fined for 2008 accident

The AbitibiBowater mill in Fort Frances has been fined for a workplace accident. The company pleaded guilty last week to a violation of the Occupational Health and Safety Act following injuries to three people in 2008.
School's in

School's in

Nathaniel Wiebe has been mowing his parent’s lawn all summer so that he could afford to skateboard.

Police find man dead in Deer Lake, arrest 26-year-old man

One man is dead, another is injured and a third man faces charges following an incident in the remote, fly-in community of Deer Lake First Nations.
Shovel ready

Shovel ready

After a decade of planning, ground was broken on the new Mary J.L. Black Library beside the West Thunder Community Centre on Edward Street Monday. Coming in over budget, the total cost of the project is now about $5 million.

Police looking for witnesses to single-vehicle crash

Thunder Bay Police are looking for eyewitnesses to a crash that took place Friday and sent a five-year-old boy to hospital. The accident occurred on a bend along Copenhagen Road, about two kilometres off the TransCanada Highway.
CLE returns

CLE returns

The Canadian Lakehead Exhibition fair has been a staple of summer in Thunder Bay since the last days of the Victorian era. It's still going strong today and will be back for its 120th edition starting Aug.
Weapons charges

Weapons charges

Police arrested two men, a 20-year old and a 17-year old, for allegedly selling weapons and ammunition illegally. The Regional Integrated Gang Unit seized three handguns and ammunition over the weekend.

Second Lyme-disease carrying tick confirmed: Health Unit

The district’s health unit confirmed that another deer tick found in the Thunder Bay area has tested positive for Lyme disease.

Man killed, woman injured in motorcycle crash

One person is dead and another remains in hospital following a single motorcycle crash Sunday afternoon on Highway 17. Officers with the Nipigon detachment of the OPP say the crash happened just before 4 p.m. Sunday near Yesno Township.
Just made it

Just made it

Most bluesmen would have called it a day in Duluth. Not Taj Mahal.
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