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Mary J.L. Black contract awarded, work could start next week

Mary J.L. Black contract awarded, work could start next week

Ground could be broken for the new Mary J.L. Black Library next week but with some added costs after council approved the contract to build it Monday night.

Council has questions on new legislation

Starting next month, "How’s the food here?" is just one of the questions residents of senior’s homes will be asked across the province.
Action packed

Action packed

Canada Day has a slightly different flavour this year, but will be just as fun, say organizers from several different groups putting events on throughout the day on Thursday.

Emperor of the North, Leo Bernier, dies at 81

The man known as the Emperor of the North has died at the age of 81.
Danger Bay?

Danger Bay?

Some residents in the city’s south core say they're scared because armed robberies, drugs, drunks and prostitutes are commonplace near their homes. In the past month convenience stores near the Victoriaville Mall area have been robbed several times.

NAN embraces another reading-camp season

Stan Beardy knows education is the way of the future for his people.
Old bones

Old bones

Anglers discovered 4,600-year-old human remains near Big Trout Lake last fall that a Lakehead University archaeological team has discovered was a man that lived at the same time the Great Pyramids were being built in ancient Egypt.

Police search for man who went missing after dive

OPP continue their search in the Rainy Lake area for a young man missing following a diving incident. According to Fort Frances detachment OPP officers, a group of friends jumped from a bridge on Highway 11 in the Bears Pass area.

Shad Valley students arrive from around the world

More than 60 students from around the world have landed in Thunder Bay for this year's Shad Valley Program at Lakehead University.

Fire investigators looking into ‘suspicious’ shed fire

Firefighters continue to investigate what they call a suspicious shed fire. The Thunder Bay Fire Service responded to the shed fire in the 800 block of McPherson Street Sunday around 6: 30 p.m.
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