Saturday, October 29, 2011

Fire at Northern Woods

Firefighters are investigating the cause of a fire that broke out early Saturday morning at the old Northern Woods lumber mill. District Chief Gilles Tellier says they will remain on the scene until they take care of the last few hot spots. Firefighters responded to the call just after 5 o'clock this morning. There have been no injuries reported and the cause is unknown at this time.

Latest Macs robbery

Another Macs convenience store was robbed early Saturday morning. Police say this time it was the Victoria/Waterloo street location. The culprit threatened the the store clerk with a weapon, then made a clean getaway. No one was hurt in the incident.

Hyer wants replacement post office

Thunder Bay Superior North MP Bruce Hyer is calling on Canada Post to find a replacement location for the Dorion post office. The current postal outlet is set to close at the end of November due to highway construction. So far no replacement location has been announced.