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A golden throne, and glittering ikons: Anastasia - Sunday, January 20, 2019

A golden throne, and glittering ikons: Anastasia

Anastasia Cambrian Players   Lake Superior News
#LSN_Arts   Cambrian Players

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  January 20, 2019  (LSN) A golden throne, and glittering ikons: Anastasia, which opens February 27th, will be the first full production staged by Cambrian Players in their new theatre at 818 Spring St. 

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$3.5 million Thunder Bay Art Galley - Monday, January 14, 2019

$3.5 million from FedNor for
Thunder Bay Art Galley

$3.5 million for Thunder Bay Art Gallery  Lake Superior News
#LSN_Arts 

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO -  January 14, 2019  (LSN)  The FedNor funding  $3.5 million will support the construction of the new Thunder Bay Art Gallery on the waterfront at Prince Arthur Landing. 

The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour and Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay–Superior North, and Don Rusnak, Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay—Rainy River,

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Create space art studio - Friday, January 11, 2019

Create space art studio

Create_Space_Art_Studio.  Lake Superior News
#LSN_Arts 

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO -  January 11, 2019  (LSN)  Create Space is located at 303 Simpson st, on the corner of Simpson and Bethune. The building is at least 120 years old and was in need of a fair bit of work but I've transformed it from a gutted old storage space to a modern fully equipped art studio. 

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News Ontario

Citizen Across the City Fighting to Save Dease Pool - Sunday, January 20, 2019

Citizen Across the City Fighting to Save Dease Pool

Save Deae Pool   Lake Superior News
#LSN_News     Rally for Dease Pool at City Hall 6 to 6:30 Monday Jan 21st

THUNDER BAY, Ontario  —  January 20, 2019  (LSN) Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Dease Pool. I was born in 1912 in Fort William, Ontario. I am re-applying for the position of 'Life Coach' in my neighbourhood, McKellar Ward, Thunder Bay.

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Crime

STAPLES ELECTRONICS HEIST SUSPECT ARRESTED. - Friday, January 18, 2019

STAPLES ELECTRONICS HEIST SUSPECT ARRESTED.

STAPLES ELECTRONICS RMAAN ABROL  Lake Superior News
#LSN_Crime   Thunder Bay Countcouthouse Inside Edition

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - January 18, 2019   (LSN) Employee on work VISA accused of stealing  $26 000 worth of inventory. Appearing by video from the Thunder Bay Police Station this morning, Friday January 18,2019 is 25 year old(he turns 26 next Wednesday) ARMAAN ABROL.  

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HUMAN REMAINS LOCATED ON VICTORIA ISLAND - Friday, January 18, 2019

HUMAN REMAINS LOCATED ON VICTORIA ISLAND
not deemed suspicious

UMAN REMAINS  VICTORIA ISLAND   Lake Superior News
#LSN_Crime  

SHUNIAH, ONTARIO - January 18, 2019   (LSN)  - On June 24, 2018 at approximately 2:57pm, officers from the Thunder Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of suspected human remains located on Victoria Island, on Lake Superior. The remains were discovered by people who were fishing in the area.

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Death highway 527 declared Homicide - Thursday, January 17, 2019

Death highway 527 declared Homicide

Attempted Armed Robbery Shuniah   Lake Superior News
#LSN_Crime  #LSN_Shuniah

SHUNIAH, ONTARIO - January 17, 2019   (LSN)  - A post mortem examination has been completed at the Office of the Chief Coroner and Forensic Pathology Service (OCC-OFPS) in Toronto. The victim has been identified as a 21 year old male from the Greater Toronto area. This death has been ruled as a homicide.

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Five arrested after fentanyl, guns and cash - Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Five arrested after fentanyl, guns and cash seized

OPP, NAN, Anishinabek and Thunder Bay Police  Drug Arrests      Lake Superior News
#LSN_Crime 

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO   January 16, 2019  (LSN)  Officers with the Thunder Bay Police Service, Ontario Provincial Police, Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service and Anishinabek Police Service were preparing to execute a search warrant at a residence in the 700 block of Athens Drive at about 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 15.

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Suspicious death Shuniah - Sunday, January 13, 2019

Suspicious death where foul play is suspected Shuniah

OPP Thunder Bay   Shuniah    Lake Superior News

SHUNIAH, ONTARIO - January 13, 2019   (LSN)  - The Thunder Bay Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is currently investigating a suspicious death where foul play is suspected.

On January 13, 2019 police received information that a body was located on the shoulder of Highway 527 just north of the Highway 11-17 junction.

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Sports

Lakehead swept by Golden Hawks - Sunday, January 20, 2019

Lakehead swept by Golden Hawks

Brett Wolframe  thunderwolves   Lake Superior News
#LSN_Sports  #LSN_Thunderwolves   Brett Wolframe 

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO -  January 20, 2019  (LSN)  To the dismay of the 1,954 hardy fans at the Fort William Gardens on a bone-chilling Saturday night in Thunder Bay, the Laurier Golden Hawks downed the Lakehead Thunderwolves 5-2 for the second night in a row to sweep the weekend series.

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Wolves fall prey to Golden Hawks - Saturday, January 19, 2019

Wolves fall prey to Golden Hawks

Nic Renyard Thunderwolves Goalie   Lake Superior News
#LSN_Sports  #LSN_Thunderwolves  goaltending of Nic Renyard

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO -  January 19, 2019  (LSN)  On a frigid night in Thunder Bay, a crowd of 1,846 watched as the Laurier Golden Hawks swooped into the Fort William and skated away with a 5-2 victory over the Lakehead Thunderwolves.

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News MN WI MI

Cultivating Positive Public Engagement - Sunday, January 20, 2019

Committee of the Whole Focuses on Cultivating Positive Public Engagement

Cook County  Lake Superior News
#LSN_News #LSN_CookCounty

COOK COUNTY, MINNESOTA - January 20, 2019  (LSN) At the Tuesday, Jan 15 Committee of the Whole Meeting, the Board and Administration held a working session facilitated by Valerie Marasco, Director of Emergency Management & Public Information, dedicated to improving public engagement and communication of County information. A source of frustration identified by both the community and the Board is the perceived lack of two-way communication and ability to answer questions or give feedback within the current format of Board Meetings.

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Julia Johnson, UW-Superior Alum, - Friday, January 18, 2019

Julia Johnson, UW-Superior Alum, Receives Dr. P.B. Poorman Award from UW-System

Julia Johnson, UW-Superior Alum, Receives Dr. P.B. Poorman Award  Lake Superior News
#LSN_News  University of Wisconsin-Superior

SUPERIOR, Wis. –  December 4, 2018  (LSN)  Julia Johnson, 2013 alum of the University of Wisconsin-Superior, was recently honored by the University of Wisconsin System as a recipient of the 2018 Dr. P.B. Poorman award.

The UW System and the LGBTQ+ Inclusivity Initiative established the annual Dr. P.B. Poorman Award for Outstanding Achievement on Behalf of LGBTQ+ People in 2008, honoring the memory of Dr. Poorman and recognizing UW System faculty, staff, and students for excellence in their advocacy, research, and/or service efforts on behalf of LGBTQ+ communities.

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Cook County Board Meetings - Saturday, January 12, 2019

2019 Board Meeting Schedule, Committee of Whole Changes and Increased Public Engagement Explored

Cook County  Lake Superior News
#LSN_News #LSN_CookCounty

COOK COUNTY, MINNESOTA - January 12, 2019  (LSN)

This week at the first Board of Commissioners meeting of 2019, the Board adopted a revised schedule for Board and Committee of the Whole Meetings.

 

Regular Board of Commissioner Meetings will remain on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month, starting at 8:30 am. Committee of the Whole (COW) Meetings will continue in 2019

 

 

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Health

PublicSafety

Great Lake Shipping

Port of Thunder Bay Reports End 2018 - Monday, January 14, 2019

Port of Thunder Bay Reports End 2018
to Strong Shipping Season

MV Kaministiqua last ship  Port of Thunder Bay Shipping Season  Lake Superior News
#LSN_Shipping  MV Kaministiqua     Photo Matthew Carlson

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  -  January 14, 2019  (LSN) The final vessel of the shipping season departed the Port of Thunder Bay Sunday, January 13, capping off a busy end to another good year at the Lake Superior port.  MV Kaministiqua is headed for Windsor with a load of canola from the Canadian prairies.

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BAYFRONT BLUES FESTIVAL - Monday, January 21, 2019

31st ANNUAL
BAYFRONT BLUES FESTIVAL

31st ANNUAL BAYFRONT BLUES FESTIVAL  Lake Superior News
#LSN_Arts 

DULUTH, MINNESOTA -  January 21, 2019  (LSN)  Bayfront Blues Festival, have just added  two acts for this year, the Kentucky Headhunters and Reverend Peyton's Big Dam Band. Each year nearly 20,000 fans are treated to more than thirty different acts on two stages at one of the region’s most beautiful open-air venues….. Duluth’s Bayfront Festival Park.

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January is Dogsledding Month i - Monday, January 7, 2019

January is Dogsledding Month in Cook County
Gunflint Mail and John Beargrease

Gunflint-Mail Run 2015 Erin Altemus and team  Lake Superior News
#LSN_Outdoors  #LSN_CookCounty Gunflint-Mail Run 2015 Erin Altemus and team

COOK COUNTY, MINNESOTA  -  November 28, 2018   (LSN) January is a time for residents and visitors to celebrate modern-day mushers and their canine athlete companions at the Gunflint Mail Run Sled Dog Race Saturday, Jan. 5 – Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019 and the 35th running of the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon Sunday, Jan. 27 – Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. 

 

“We encourage visitors to come and watch the dog sled races,” says, Linda Jurek, executive director for Visit Cook County. 

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Opinion

They Have Millions For An Art Gallery - Monday, January 21, 2019

They Have Millions For An Art Gallery

Thunder Bay Art Gallery Federal Announcement   Lake Superior News
#LSN_Opinion THE OPINIONATED BASTARD

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO January 21, 2019  (LSN)  Only a million dollars to rid the City of Thunder Bay,  the Thunder Bay Police Service, the Police Services Board and the Thunder Bay Public Library of racism?  Its cheap at twice the price.  One million dollars and our city will be cured of that social cancer?  Why are we even arguing.

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Government-Caused “CARBON TAX RECESSION” - Monday, January 21, 2019

Premier Doug Ford Warns Of Trudeau Government-Caused “CARBON TAX RECESSION”

Doug Ford Speaking to the Economic Club of Canada, Lake Superior News

#LSN_Opinion   Spencer Fernando

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA -  January 21, 2019  (LSN)   “A carbon tax will be a total economic disaster,” said Ford.

With fears of economic damage from the carbon tax spreading throughout the country, Ontario Premier Doug Ford is warning that the Trudeau government could be pushing Canada towards a recession.

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The Rebel Needs Your Help - Friday, January 18, 2019

The Rebel Needs Your Help

Stand with the Rebel   Lake Superior News
#LSN_Opinion  The Rebel 

TORONTO, ONTARIO  -  January 18, 2019  (LSN)  Rachel Notley and the NDP government of Alberta have finally made their move against The Rebel. They are prosecuting us for what we have said about them.

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Trudeau's carbon tax scam - Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Trudeau's carbon tax scam

Trudeau's carbon tax scam  Lake Superior News
#LSN_Opinion  Ross Ayotte

SMITH FALLS, ONTARIO January 16, 2019  (LSN)  The Carbon Tax Scam Trudeau states we will receive more money back than we paid into the carbon tax how is this possible when I had phoned up Ultramar I ask a few questions like how many litres of oil it takes to fill up a 910 litre oil tank the lady stated 800 hundred litre's or a shade more. 

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Economy

SSM Chamber of Commerce ATHENA Leadership Award® - Monday, January 21, 2019

Nominations now being accepted for the
SSM Chamber of Commerce ATHENA Leadership Award®

SSM Chamber of Commerce ATHENA Leadership Award Lake Superior News
#LSN_Econ

SAULT STE. MARIE, ONTARIO -  January 21, 2019  (LSN)  –  The Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for its annual ATHENA® Leadership Award, sponsored by Sault College, to be presented at the SSMCOC Women in Business Breakfast on Friday, March 8th, 2019 (International Women's Day).

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Thunder Bay Airport Posts Passenger Volume Record - Friday, January 18, 2019

Thunder Bay Airport Posts Third Consecutive
Passenger Volume Record

Thunder Bay Airport   Lake Superior News
#LSN_Econ  

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  - January 18, 2019   For the  third consecutive year, Thunder Bay Airport (YQT) has posted record passenger volumes. Volumes reached an all-time high of 869,404 passengers in 2018. Traffic grew by 2.9% over 2017 volumes compared to 4.5% growth the previous year.

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Wataynikaneyap Power First Nation Partnership Expands - Thursday, January 17, 2019

Wataynikaneyap Power First Nation Partnership Expands

Wataynikaneyap Power   Lake Superior  News
#LSN_Econ

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  January 17, 2019  (LSN)  (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Less than a month after Wataynikaneyap Power energized its first line to bring grid power to the First Nation community of Pikangikum, another historic milestone has been reached.

Today, Wataynikaneyap Power announced that Mishkeegogamang and Ojibway Nation of Saugeen legally joined the First Nations-led power project, bringing the number of First Nations communities who are equal owners in the project to 24.

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Soo Chamber Nominees - Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Soo Chamber Outstanding Business Achievement Awards
Nominees.

Soo Chamber Business Awards   Lake Superior News
#LSN_Econ

SAULT STE. MARIE, ONTARIO -  January 16, 2019  (LSN)  –  With its Outstanding Business Achievement Awards less than two weeks away, the Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce (SSMCOC) would like to take an opportunity to acknowledge the many exceptional businesses, agencies and individuals that were nominated for their entrepreneurship, innovations and business savvy.

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Outdoor Tourism