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The $3.5M question

The $3.5M question

Several city councillors say they're facing taxpayer pressure to lower the city's property taxes next year now that a $25 million contribution to the new hospital has been fully paid off.

Anglers report lots of action on Day 4 of derby

Tuesday marked Day 4 of the Thunder Bay Salmon Fishing Derby and so far local anglers are reporting a noticeable increase in salmon activity in Lake Superior.
Farmers say 2010 growing season could be best ever

Farmers say 2010 growing season could be best ever

Allan Mol says he doesn’t know if he’s ever seen a farming season as perfect as this year. With the right mix of sun, heat and rain, the co-owner of Valley Centre Farms said everything has been growing just the way it should this summer.

Area mill ready to recall workers

Officials with Terrace Bay Pulp say the company is ready to start recalling laid off workers by the end of this month.

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.
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