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Thunder Bay's skilled labourers are protesting in front of the Leon's building.  Glen Drews is the head of the electrical construction workers for the region and says they're dissapointed they didn't...

Post date: May 25, 2010

The winner of the 100th running of the 10 Mile Road Race is Gilbert Kiptoo of Kenya.    While he didn't set the course record of 47 minutes he did have an impressive time of 49:51.   In second place...

Post date: May 24, 2010

The Domtar mill in Dryden is getting some extensive work done to it. The 22.7 million dollars worth of improvements were announced by Prime Minister Stephen Harper on a visit to the community on...

Post date: May 23, 2010

The old King's Stereo building on Syndicate Avenue is being demolished so a new courthouse can be built. Crews began the process Saturday morning and expect to have the job completed by Victoria Day

Post date: May 22, 2010

The legal manoeuvering continues to get Terrace Bay Pulp back in operation. The mill is owned by Thunder Bay's Buchanan Forest Products and has been under court protection from creditors. Now the...

Post date: May 21, 2010

The Prime Minister is paying another visit to Northwestern Ontario.  Stephen Harper will make an announcement at the Domtar Mill in Dryden on Saturday.  Harper will be joined by Kenora MP Greg...

Post date: May 21, 2010

Big Trout Lake First Nation is receiving world wide attention for an unusual find. A strange creature washed up on the shore of a creek recently. Photos of the furry, bald-faced animal were posted on...

Post date: May 21, 2010

Boaters in Thunder Bay have to take a detour if they want to launch their vessels. The City of Thunder Bay says the the launch facilities and the parking lot at Marina Park are closed to the general...

Post date: May 21, 2010

There's a new walking group in the city.  The City of Thunder Bay's Older Adult Unit is hosting the "fitter faster further" walking club for women age 55 to 70.  Organizer Nancy Angus says it's a...

Post date: May 21, 2010

Habitat for Humanity Thunder Bay has kicked off its 2010 construction season. A ground breaking ceremony was held this morning for two houses being built on Mary Street East. President Dianne...

Post date: May 21, 2010

OPP are gearing up for a very busy weekend. Spokesperson Diana Cole says officers will be out in full force looking for speeders, aggressive drivers and impaired drivers on all highways and even on...

Post date: May 21, 2010

We could see some rain this long weekend but at least it'll be nice and hot. Environment Canada's Geoff Coulson says there could be some light shower activity Sunday and possible Monday but the...

Post date: May 21, 2010

The 18th annual Great Billboard Rescue has raised a record amount of money for the United Way. 30 teams spent time on scissor lifts Thursday, calling for donations. The result was almost 130 thousand...

Post date: May 20, 2010

An opponent of the proposed Nor' Wester Mountains wind farm disagrees with the provinces Chief Medical Officer of Health. Margot Freitag says Ontarios top doctor is wrong when she concludes there are...

Post date: May 20, 2010

You can bank on a northern Ontario energy rebate if you're deemed low or middle income. The McGuinty Government passed the rebate legislation on Thursday. Minister of Northern Development Michael...

Post date: May 20, 2010

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