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There’s a call going out to the community to help with the Ontario Special Olympics Winter games. Those games are being held in Thunder Bay next year. Organizers have launched an adopt an athlete...

Post date: February 11, 2010

Teachers at Confederation College in Thunder Bay have longer to wait. They completed voting yesterday on the province's latest contract offer, but the results are too close to call. Teachers voted...

Post date: February 11, 2010

There is a new member on the board of directors of the North West Local Health Integration Network. Joy Warkentin will be serving for a three year term. It means there are no more vacancies on the...

Post date: February 11, 2010

Thunder Bay firefighters are dealing with a different type of emergency. The Neebing Fire station has been closed because of a mould problem. Thunder Bay Fire and Rescue says that the building has...

Post date: February 11, 2010

The new president of Lakehead University is Brian Stevenson. He comes from the University of Winnipeg and officially takes over from Fred Gilbert on August the first. Stevenson has no illusions about...

Post date: February 10, 2010

A First Nations mining blockade in northern Ontario could end as early as next week.They are hoping a new agreement is accepted by the Ontario government and the mining companies. Marten Falls First...

Post date: February 10, 2010

The most talked about video in Thunder Bay made it to the floor of city council this week. Councillors got their own personal look at Jordan Burnell's My Home Town. It was played at the beginning...

Post date: February 10, 2010

Talk about putting Thunder Bay on the map. Our city is now one of the 150 new Canadian communities that have now made it to Google Earth's Street View. It allows you to actually get a 360 degree...

Post date: February 10, 2010

Thunder Bay has made it as one of the top 20 romantic cities in the country number 13 to be exact right behind Ottawa at number 12. The number 1 romantic city in Canada is...Saskatoon. How did we...

Post date: February 10, 2010

A study commissioned by the Northern Ontario School of Medicine, not surprisingly, says the Med school has been a bonus for the north. The study shows the impact of the school makes on the northern...

Post date: February 10, 2010

It was a short lived escape for a prisoner along the north shore of Lake Superior this week. OPP say a prisoner in leg irons managed to escape custody from the detachment in Schrieber. It turns out...

Post date: February 10, 2010

Concerns about parking are still on the minds of south side merchants. The head of the Victoria Avenue Business Improvement Area, Bob Hupka, says that the new courthouse and social services buildings...

Post date: February 10, 2010

If the city budget stays the way it is, taxes for the average homeowner in Thunder Bay will go up about 45 dollars a year. The budget increase for this year is pegged at 2.7 per cent. Tuesday night...

Post date: February 10, 2010

City police have a 23 year old man in custody in connection with an armed robbery on the city's south side. They say that the man turned himself into police Monday night. At around 4 am Monday police...

Post date: February 09, 2010

The accolades are still pouring in for Thunder Bay's Jordan Burnell and his My Home Town video. It's already received 155 thousand views on You Tube. Burnell says he can't believe how the popularity...

Post date: February 09, 2010

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