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A solemn gathering at the bank of the McIntyre River Monday afternoon.  Just after 2 o'clock, a crowd of around 100 people came out to support each other and offer prayers for Josiah Begg....

Post date: May 22, 2017

It was a time of trading ideas between Canada and Germany at the G20 Labour Ministers' meeting this week.Canada's Labour Minister says she made presentations on wage equality and helping...

Post date: May 22, 2017

The federal government is being urged to ease up on travel restrictions on Americans trying to cross the border with minor criminal convictions.Currently someone with an old Driving While Impaired...

Post date: May 22, 2017

Canadian airlines are allowed to keep pilots in the air for up to 17 hours straight without a nap. Pilots are now speaking out because they believe that standard is unreasonable. Captain Matt...

Post date: May 22, 2017

A local runner brought home the gold for Thunder Bay. Trevor Zimak was the first to cross the finish line at the Ten Mile Road Race, with Duluth's Scott Bailey coming second a few minutes...

Post date: May 22, 2017

At least one Canadian isn't impressed with the proposed Bill of Rights for airline passengers.A passenger rights advocate says that you should alway record any unfair treatment with your phone....

Post date: May 22, 2017

About 900 runners are expected to take part in this morning's Fire Fighters Ten Mile Road Race. The race begins at 9 o'clock on Simpson Street near May and Arthur, and continues to Fort...

Post date: May 22, 2017

A tragedy at Rushing River Provincial Park.  Kenora OPP say they were called to the park around 10:40 Saturday and discovered the body of an 8 year old boy. They say they had been searching...

Post date: May 21, 2017

A fatal ATV accident northeast of NIpigon is under investigation. Nipigon OPP say a 33 year old man from Marathon was pronounced deceased last night after his ATV rolled over on a bush road....

Post date: May 21, 2017

Over 1000 people are asking City Council to prevent more deaths in the city's waterways. An online petition, calling for Councillors to add cameras and more lighting along the city's...

Post date: May 21, 2017

Would be dental hygenists are looking for patients. Confederation College's Dental assisting students are taking new patients for appointments from May until June 2nd. Not only will you...

Post date: May 21, 2017

An Amber Alert is over and a 37-year-old Brandon, Manitoba man has been arrested following a domestic dispute at a home in the Rainy River district. Provincial Police were called to a Chapple...

Post date: May 21, 2017

No serious injuries after 3 males assaulted a 16-year-old boy last night. Police say the Native teen was walking in Junot Park just after 10 when 3 other Native males punched him and pushed him...

Post date: May 21, 2017

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 21, 2017

A quiet start to the forest fire season.Not too many blazes have reported since the April 1st start. The latest forest fire reported by the Ministry of Natural Resources is approximately 3 kilometres...

Post date: May 21, 2017

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