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A Thunder Bay mother is thankful her son is recovering from a weekend roadside bomb blast in Afghanistan. Maureen Drewes says her son Chris was with Private Tyler William Todd when he was killed in...

Post date: April 12, 2010

It's back to the James Street Fire Station for Neebing station fire crews. They had to be relocated to the MNR fire base until mould problems at the Neebing station could be fixed. Deputy fire chief...

Post date: April 12, 2010

A city man is anxious to have Mayor Lynn Peterson face some challengers this fall. David Polhill is running an ad to help find and support a suitable candidate to run against Peterson in the October...

Post date: April 12, 2010

The highway from Thunder Bay to Nipigon will see some major construction over the next few years. The provincial government has announce three new projects to four lane portions of the highway....

Post date: April 12, 2010

There's sadness in the Polish community in Thunder Bay. They're mourning the death of Polands' president over the the weekend in a plane crash. Local spokesperson Donna Wronowski says the president...

Post date: April 12, 2010

Thunder Bay Police have identified the man whose body was found in a drainage ditch over the weekend on Goods Road.   They say it's that of 60 year old Kenneth Berg.   He was the mental health...

Post date: April 12, 2010

Paramedics in Thunder Bay say they're handling too many non emergency cases. Their boss, EMS chief Norm Gale, will be before city councillors Monday night with an operational update. Gale says...

Post date: April 09, 2010

City councillors will be making more million dollar decisions Monday night. City engineering manager Pat Mauro says there'll be decisions on contracts to fix the May Street Bridge, asphalt...

Post date: April 09, 2010

Thunder Bay Hydro customers will be seeing a small increase in their energy bill. The city run utility has been given approval by the Ontario Energy Board for an increase of point two per cent. Hydro...

Post date: April 09, 2010

City councillors will be hearing a lot about the proposed Big Thunder Bay Wind Park. Monday, they'll hear from the head of the Nor'Wester Mountain Escarpment Protection committee opposed to the idea...

Post date: April 09, 2010

A local pharmacy owner is upset with a provincial government decision to cut fees they get from drug companies. Brenda Adams of Janzen's Pharmacy says those rebates go back to help their customers,...

Post date: April 09, 2010

The rising loonie is causing some shoppers to head south of the border. However the president of the Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce is asking them to consider the advantages if they shop here....

Post date: April 09, 2010

The Ontario government says its' Northern Entrepreneur Program has helped launch 13 businesses in northwestern Ontario. Northern Development Minister Michael Gravelle says it shows a little...

Post date: April 09, 2010

A top United Way fundraiser is all set to go next month. The Billboard Rescue aims to raise more than 100 thousand dollars. Organizer Shawn Christie says it's always a popular event.  It takes place...

Post date: April 09, 2010

The Unemployment rate in the city saw a sizable drop last month. Thunder Bay's rate went from February's 7.4 percent to an even 7 last month. That's well below the National average of 8.2 percent and...

Post date: April 09, 2010

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