After less than two weeks out of a stay at home order, Thunder Bay will move into lockdown on Monday due to a rise in COVID-19 cases. The change means Thunder Bay bars and restaurants will again have to close both indoor and outdoor dining.
Well-known snowmobiler Levi LaVallee is asking for privacy as he performs a series of stunts around Duluth in the coming days for a video project. The recording may result in some closures of public areas, but the city did not disclose the time or location of the closures.
Numerous restrictions will remain in place in Thunder Bay when the provincewide stay-at-home order due to COVID-19 ends on Tuesday, Feb. 16, but the rules will be less restrictive in Fort Frances and Kenora.
The Democrat-controlled House has passed legislation to create about 1.5 million acres of new wilderness. Republicans said the wilderness designations would hurt local economies and make the land more susceptible to forest fires.
The American Birkebeiner Ski Race is being stretched out over five days this year because of coronavirus safety protocols. No spectators are allowed and organizers are expecting less than half as many skiers as last year.