Sunday, December 23, 2012

Fatality On Highway 17 Near Ignace

Highway 17 is closed 10 kilometers east of Igance because of a motor vehicle fatality.  The highway will be closed for an unknown amount of time.

South Pole Expedition

A Thunder Bay man is preparing for yet another exciting expedition. Dale Shippam and his team, including Dr. Heather Ross, will be cross-country skiing to the South Pole in a week's time, all to raise awareness for organ transplants and donation. Their fundraising efforts have so far contributed more than 1.4 million dollars to Toronto General Hospital's heart and transplantation research projects. To follow Shippam's progress, you can go to

Missing Person Abigail Olafson

Thunder Bay Police are asking for the public's assistance in locating a missing person. 14 year old Abigail Olafson was last seen by her family on the 20th of December at home. She is described as Caucasian, 5'-4", 115lbs, fair complexion, reddish/brown straight hair, with a pierced nose and a scar over her left eye. Abigail was last seen wearing a slim-fit brown leather jacket, jeans, black boots and carrying a multi-coloured ethnic back pack.