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Regional news from the municipalities and townships in the district of Thunder Bay

Kenora senior charged with sex crimes against minor

Kenora senior charged with sex crimes against minor

OPP Media Release (KENORA, ON) - On February 4, 2017 the Kenora Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a sexual assault complaint. Members of the Kenora Crime Unit and Kenora Street Crime Unit subsequently investigated the complaint.
Headless deer, tips lead to $2,500 fine for hunter

Headless deer, tips lead to $2,500 fine for hunter

A resident of Timber Lake, near North Bay, has been fined $2,500 for illegal deer hunting in the Dryden area.
Body found in Kenora house fire: OPP

Body found in Kenora house fire: OPP

(KENORA, ON) – The Kenora Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is currently on the scene of a fire in Lakeside area of Kenora. OPP and Kenora Fire Department were called just after 11:30 a.
Independent Police Review Director to visit FWFN

Independent Police Review Director to visit FWFN

The agency investigating Thunder Bay police conduct with First Nations people will consult soon with members of the Fort William First Nation.
Invoice scams making the rounds: OPP

Invoice scams making the rounds: OPP

EAR FALLS, ON) – On January 24th, 2017 the Ear Falls Ontario Provincial Police OPP was notified by a local business about receiving a fraudulent invoice for printer supplies from a company with a British Columbia address.
Multi-vehicle crash closes highway near Kenora

Multi-vehicle crash closes highway near Kenora

OPP Media Release (KENORA, ON) - Members of the Kenora Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) with the assistance of OPP Technical Traffic Collision Investigators (TTCI), are on the scene of a motor vehicle collision that has closed Highwa
Louisiana man fined $5K for over fishing

Louisiana man fined $5K for over fishing

Ministry of Natural Resources Media Release A Louisiana man has been fined $5,000 for a fishing offence. Charles Ward of Monterey, Louisiana, pleaded guilty and was fined $5,000 for possessing an over-limit of fish.
Eligible local students receive free tuition: Ontario

Eligible local students receive free tuition: Ontario

Government of Ontario Media Release Ontario is making college and university more affordable for students and families in Thunder Bay and across the province by making tuition free for over 150,000 students.
Kenora OPP search for missing youth

Kenora OPP search for missing youth

OPP Media Release (KENORA, ON) Members of the Kenora Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police are looking to the public for assistance in locating a male youth.
Suicides prompt NAN to call for emergency response

Suicides prompt NAN to call for emergency response

The suicides of two 12-year-old girls in Wapekeka First Nation has led NAN to request for a coordinated emergency response from federal and provincial health-care officials.