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Unclaimed Maxmillion lottery ticket belongs to resident

Someone in Thunder Bay might be a lot wealthier than they think. Officials with the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation say a winning ticket for Friday’s Lotto Max Draw may belong to a Thunder Bay resident.

OPP to drivers: watch out for animals on the road

Officials with the OPP say more wild animals, such as deer, moose and bears, are being reported on or near area roadways.
A time to remember

A time to remember

After losing a loved on be gentle with yourself and expect the unexpected, says a spiritual co-ordinator with the regional hospital More than 160 attended the memorial service held at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre on Sunday.

Man poses as police officer

Police charged a male with impersonating an officer and breaking and entering on Saturday. Thunder Bay Police Service received a call from a north side hotel early Saturday morning.
Top honours for art gallery

Top honours for art gallery

Being selected as one of six finalists in the province for artistic merit, accomplishments and contributions definitely is a reason to celebrate.
Debate surrounds FedNor's status within Industry Canada portfolio

Debate surrounds FedNor's status within Industry Canada portfolio

A private member’s bill attempting to create a stand-alone agency in the north would prevent FedNor from wasting time and money, says an area MP.

Mac’s robbed twice by same man: police

Police suspect the man who robbed a south side convenience store on Saturday is the same person who robbed it earlier on Friday. Police say a lone-male entered the North May Street Mac’s just after 10:30 a.m. on Saturday.
Surprise, shock and wonder

Surprise, shock and wonder

As most often is the case, walking into Definitely Superior these days is a visual surprise, even a shock, but foremost a cause for wonder.

Elderly man assaulted

Police charged a man with robbery after allegedly assaulting and robbing an elderly man. Thunder Bay Police Service officers say they were on patrol when they witnessed an incident near Bethune Street around 9 p.m. on Friday.

University gets bright investment via FedNor

Lakehead University will become brighter with more than $260,000 going toward a new LED research lab, said Kenora’s MP. MP Greg Rickford (Con. Kenora), made the announcement on behalf of Industry Minister Tony Clement at Lakehead University Saturday.
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