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Monday August 31 2015
3:46 PM EDT

Fresh Air, Cyclepath owner vows return after "suspicious" fire

Even though his cycle and ski shop was badly burned in a fire on Friday night, Fresh Air Experience owner Peter Tofinetti wasn't about to take Saturday off work. Tofinetti was surrounded by friends and family under a tent in the parking lot...

Fire Marshall’s Office investigator arrives at site of Fresh Air blaze FIRE

THUNDER BAY – A pair of investigators with the Ontario Fire Marshall’s office will begin looking into the cause of a weekend blaze at a local business. The Fresh...

Dryden presents natural gas plans to province NORTHWEST

After returning from AMO meetings, officials in Dryden are looking at moving forward with plans to help provide more power to the North. Outgoing Mayor Craig Nuttall made the presentation to Minister of Northern Development and Mines Michael Gravelle...

Two men face assault, forcible confinement charges for 'citizens arrest' of innocent man CRIME

OPP Media Release (SIOUX LOOKOUT, ON) The Sioux Lookout Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have arrested two Sioux Lookout residents for attempting to take the law into...

Glance at Crime: 15 weapons offences, four sexual assaults CRIME

THUNDER BAY -- City police responded to more than 267 incidents during the week of Monday, Aug. 24, 2015 through Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015. Thunder Bay Police Service statistics...

Gas Watch: Prices hold steady throughout weekend BUSINESS

THUNDER BAY – Despite predictions that gas prices would spike throughout the weekend, prices at local pumps remained relatively unchanged Saturday and Sunday. According...

Drowning in Ear Falls claims life of 49-year-old woman NORTHWEST

Ontario Provincial Police are investigating a drowning on the English River. In a release issued on Sunday night, police say the body of a 49-year-old woman was recovered from the water in the town of Ear Falls, near the Bailey bridge on Hwy....

Police investigate Highway 61 crash near Chippewa Road (UPDATE) TRAFFIC

UPDATE: Monday, Aug. 31 at 11:40 a.m. THUNDER BAY – Two people involved in a major crash on Highway 61 Sunday evening have sustained “serious injuries,”...

Ribfest so successful it runs out of ribs (15 PHOTOS) LOCAL

When the smoke cleared after Ribfest, it still wasn't clear how much pork had been served.  The four ribbers who traveled from Southern Ontario ran out of ribs...

Highway 11 closed near Longlac

The Ontario Provincial Police has closed Highway 11 west of Sturgeon River near Longlac.  A police release says a two-vehicle collision is the cause of the closure.  More details are expected shortly. 

Experimental Lakes Area expands mandate far beyond fish

For Michael Rennie, whole-ecosystem research has come full-circle in a very short time at the Experimental Lakes Area.  Rennie was among the Department of Fisheries...

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