Saturday, March 26, 2011

Bouncer threatened with knife

Police have arrested a 17 year old male last night who allegedly threatened a bouncer at a Victoria Avenue bar with a knife. According to police, employees of the bar subdued the teenager until police arrived. There were no injuries.

First ship of the year has arrived

Thunder Bay's shipping season is officially kicking off with the arrival of the Ojibway this morning. The captain and chief engineer of the vessel will be presented with a top hat in a ceremony a the Port Authority office at noon. The annual honour is bestowed on the first arrival of the year. The Ojibway is in port to pick up a load of canola. Three other vessels are expected to come in today. A pair of U.S. Coast Guard ice-breakers have been helping to clear the way to the port.

North Stars fall to Wilderness

The Thunder Bay North Stars fell to the Wisconsin Wilderness 4-3 in the SIJHL semifinals giving Wisconsin the sweep along with a ticket to the championship game. Wisconsin's win puts an end to a seven year championship-game-appearance streak by the North Stars.