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Stabbing leads to arrest

Yesterday around 1:50 a.m., the Greenstone OPP detachment received a report of a stabbing on the First Nation Territory of Long Lake 58.

Police attended a residence to find a male with multiple stab wounds to his hands and torso.

The victim was transported to hospital to be treated for his wounds.

He was being flown to Thunder Bay for further evaluation.

Red-hot Stars nip Lakers

The red-hot Thunder Bay North Stars held off the visiting Fort Frances Lakers 3-2 in SIJHL action Saturday night to pull out their ninth-straight win.

An early power play helped Thunder Bay open the scoring six minutes into the game as Joel Willan netted in his 13th of the season, with assists going to Keigan Gerrie and Kyle Auger.

Santa to be in new sleigh

The annual Christmas parade, this year entitled “Christmas at the Movies,” is all set to go this Sunday (Dec. 2) and it's shaping up to be a holiday event to remember.

The parade will be held along Scott Street at 3 p.m., starting at Reid Avenue and ending at TD Canada Trust at Mowat Avenue.

Donald named town's top citizen

Cynthia Donald is the 2018 “Citizen of the Year.”

Donald, a retired teacher and longtime volunteer, was honoured by mayor and council at last night's meeting.

In addition to being chairperson of the “Fun in the Sun” committee in recent years, Donald is a Kiwanis Club member and vice-chair of the Rainy River District Festival for the Performing Arts.

Top citizen to be named

Who will be the 2018 “Citizen of the Year?”

The answer to that question will be revealed at tonight's town council meeting.

The new “Citizen of the Year” will be honoured during a presentation following the committee of the whole meeting.

The town received a total of five nominations by the Oct. 26 deadline.