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  • Another one Bites the Dust - St. Ansgarius Lutheran Church
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    Another One Bites the Dust

    Once upon a time, St. Ansgarius Lutheran Church could be found on the corner of Secord and Cornwall streets. The name, St. Ansgarius was after St. Ansgar, the “Apostle of the North”, who built…

  • King's Park Paradox | Alex Inspired
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    King’s Park Paradox

    Joseph G. King was a prominent Port Arthur citizen and Businessman. He was known for his grain elevators and the innovative way that he handled poor, wet and soiled grain so it could be…

  • Death in the Cemetery | Alex Inspired
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    Death in the Cemetery

    It’s unusual for me to write about young tragedies, but this particularly dark story got me thinking about the many unpleasantries in our city which become concealed and forgotten over the years. In my…

  • The historic High Street Stone Wall - Slated for Demolition | Alex Inspired
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    It’s not just a Wall, it’s our History

    In recent news, Thunder Bay City Council decided to remove the historic High Street stone retaining wall and replace it with an artificial “rock face” at a mereย $2.4 million price tag. Many citizens are…