April 2012

Accident Claims One Life

Posted on Monday, April 30, 2012 10:25 AM

A thirty one year old Northwestern Ontario man is dead following a motorcycle accident over the weekend. Police say he was the only person on the motorbike when it left the road on Highway 622, fourteen kilometres north of Atikokan, on Saturday night. The victim is identified as Brian McDonald of Atikokan.

Small Condo Fire Sunday

Posted on Monday, April 30, 2012 05:54 AM

No one was injured during a weekend condo fire.  Crews were called to North Algoma Street around noon yesterday and quickly put out the small blaze.  Officials say it appears to have started in the laundry room.

Folklore Festival Preview

Posted on Sunday, April 29, 2012 09:16 AM

A group of Ukrainian style dancers performed for a crowd at the Intercity Mall yesterday. The group was giving people a taste of the upcoming Folklore Festival on May 5th and 6th at the Fort William Gardens. The festival will feature ethnic entertainment as well as food from around the world.