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It's back: the city's popular compost giveaway. Spokesperson Jason Sherband says the city is allow one pick-up truck full per resident at their John Street landfill site. He adds he...

Post date: May 20, 2018

The Ministry of Natural Resources tells us there have been no new reports of a bear in Northwood over the last two weeks. Regional Outreach Specialist Rick Hagdu says the last recorded sighting...

Post date: May 20, 2018

A provincially-mandated program for babies and their families is underfunded.Health Unit Spokesperson Lynda Roberts tells us that's why they're asking all three party leaders for an increase...

Post date: May 20, 2018

The organization that controls social services in the city needs to find places to live for up to 250 people on its waiting list. CAO Bill Bradica tells us there's an urgency to the plan,...

Post date: May 20, 2018

Starting this week, you'll be able to put out your spring leaf and yard waste with your recycling and garbage. It starts Tuesday and runs until June 1st.  City Spokesperson Jason...

Post date: May 20, 2018

The Ontario SPCA is calling it the largest in-kind donation they've ever received.Over 28,000 pounds of pet food has been donated by Rolf Hagen, a pet food manufacturer.Daryl Vaillancourt from...

Post date: May 20, 2018

There are only a couple of days left to submit an application for Tbaytel's For Good Community Fund. The deadline is tomorrow, with applicants eligible for either $500, $1,500 or $5,...

Post date: May 20, 2018

As many people enjoy the Victoria Day long weekend, it's worth pointing out the origins of the holiday.The May 24 long weekend is named in honour of Queen Victoria, the ruler of the British...

Post date: May 20, 2018

A $16-million funding announcement for housing on First Nation communities in northwestern Ontario should soon be bearing fruit. That's the feeling of the Minister of Crown - Indigenous...

Post date: May 20, 2018

The Thunder Bay man, whose video of a driver operating his car with the hood open went viral, is reaping the rewards.Curtis Russell indicates he sold the rights to the website Viral Hog and his agent...

Post date: May 20, 2018

You will get ticketed by parks employees if you're caught drinking at provincial parks throughout the region. The May long weekend marks the opening for camping, with an alcohol ban in place...

Post date: May 20, 2018

A Thunder Bay man is launching his first book with an event in the city today. Rob Kozak is promoting his book "Finding Fatherhood", which looks at his experiences after he was...

Post date: May 20, 2018

A May Street laundromat was hit by a car early this morning. City police say one person was taken to the hospital after the collision but they can't say how severe any injuries were. ...

Post date: May 20, 2018

In Manitoba, fires have destroyed at least two buildings in downtown Brandon, and severely damaged two more. The City of Brandon says the fires broke out yesterday around the noon hour, and...

Post date: May 19, 2018

The leader of the NDP promised to end overcrowding at our local hospital when she stopped in town this morning. Speaking at the Regional Health Sciences Centre, Andrea Horwath says staff were...

Post date: May 19, 2018

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