North Shore Community News

MnDOT to Begin Filling Hwy. 61 Rumble Strips

The Minnesota Department of Transportation says it will begin to fill controversial rumble strips on Highway 61 in Lake and Cook Counties next week.  Many North Shore residents have complained that they create disruptive noise around the clock.

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  • Third Year for "Chalk-a-Lot" Art Festival
The shoreline at Gooseberry Falls State Park
  • DNR: Outreach Helps Minnesota State Park Visits Grow
  • Suspect Arrested in Thunder Bay Credit Union Break-In

  • Bombardier Union at Thunder Bay Plant Goes on Strike

    About 900 unionized employees at Bombardier's light rail plant in Thunder Bay, Ontario, are on strike after failing to reach an agreement with management about pension changes and benefit reductions.

  • Coast Guard Rescues 3 near Grand Portage

    The U.S. Coast Guard rescued three kayakers who were stranded on Lake Superior near Grand Portage, Minn., on Sunday afternoon.  According to a Coast Guard press release, two men and one woman became overwhelmed by wind and called for help on an emergency radio channel.

  • Worker Dies at Northwestern Ontario Mine

    A worker at the Lac des Iles mine near Thunder Bay died after being pinned under a large rock Friday afternoon. Ontario Provincial Police say the 38-year-old man was using a load haul machine to move rocks 825 meters (2,706 feet) below ground when he became pinned.

  • 2 Assault Arrests in Thunder Bay Homicide Case

    Thunder Bay Police clarified Thursday that two people are already in custody related to an assault that led to a man's death. The department said news of the arrests was not released earlier due to a breakdown in internal communications.

  • Thunder Bay and Sister City Gifu City, Japan, renewed their call for worldwide peace and prosperity at the annual Peace Bell Ceremony, held July 9 at Thunder Bay City Hall. Peace Bells Ring Simultaneously in Thunder Bay and Japan

    People in Thunder Bay and its sister city of Gifu City, Japan rang peace bells simultaneously Wednesday to call for worldwide peace and prosperity.

  • West Thunder Community Centre Reopens

    The City of Thunder Bay says the West Thunder Community Centre has reopened with assistance from city staff after closing unexpectedly in June.