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Bayou sunk

Bayou sunk

The annual Bayou Boogie celebration has been canned. Official with Grand Portage Lodge and Casino confirmed Monday that this year’s annual instalment of the event was cancelled.

Email scam uses charity’s name

Habitat for Humanity Thunder Bay officials are warning the public about an email scam that is using the organization’s name. Board chairman Andrew Campbell said the fraudulent emails claim to originate from Habitat for Humanity International.
Mill, union reach deal

Mill, union reach deal

AbitibiBowater struck a tentative deal with the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers union, which could move the newsprint giant closer to an exit from bankruptcy protection.
Rafferty discusses budget

Rafferty discusses budget

A federal member of Parliament said he is disappointed the federal budget didn’t include pension protection. NDP MP John Rafferty (Thunder Bay – Rainy River) held a town hall meeting at Confederation College on Sunday.
Fire destroys home

Fire destroys home

Paramedics took a family of five to hospital for smoke inhalation after a fire engulfed their home. Thunder Bay Fire and Rescue Service received a 911 call about a house fire on Back Street on Fort William First Nations about 10 p.m. Friday.
Welcome home

Welcome home

With a crowd of more than 100 fans, friends and family chanting her name in unison, cowbells clanging and a planeload of fellow WestJet passengers wondering what the kerfuffle was all about, hockey star Haley Irwin arrived home in Thunder Bay on Frid

LU art show on at art gallery

Its been months in the making, but Visual Art Students at Lakehead University finally have their moment in the spot light at the Thunder Bay Art Gallery.

Ignace negotiating OPP costs

Town officials in Ignace say the community can't afford to keep paying the current rate for OPP policing services. Ignace currently pays approximately $500,000 annually for police services.
Reasons to stay

Reasons to stay

The Minister of Health and Long-Term Care Deb Matthews announced new programs to recruit doctors to underserviced areas like Northwestern Ontario Friday afternoon.

Chief has budget concerns

Inadequate funding in the federal government’s budget could lead to a "crisis situation" for First Nations communities in the region says a First Nations leader.
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