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A Thunder Bay resident is holding to a very personal reason in his quest to be this city's next mayor.   Expecting to declare his intention to run soon, Ron Chookomolin wants to restore...

Post date: April 11, 2018

Fortunately no injuries following a house fire on Shuniah Avenue.  Thunder Bay fire fighters got the call around 6:30 last night from an off-duty fire fighter who was passing by.First...

Post date: April 11, 2018

Disappointing news this morning from the organizers of CountryFest.  In a release to our newsroom, they say due to logistical and financial concerns, it's being put off for a year.They...

Post date: April 11, 2018

A big turnout for a rally for PC Leader Doug Ford Tuesday night.#Tbay Finlandia Hall filling up waiting for @fordnation this evening. pic.twitter.com/kxFdNo3V2r— @country105news (@...

Post date: April 10, 2018

An official with Restaurants Canada says he's shocked by the results of a Lakehead University study on the negative effects of increasing Ontario's minimum wage. James Rilett believes...

Post date: April 10, 2018

The University of Toronto is conducting a study into the health of new mothers after their first pregnancy. Rosemary Scofich of the District Health Unit is helping to recruit local moms for the...

Post date: April 10, 2018

Plumbing issues have forced the closure of Kakabeka Falls Public School.  The school board has already called parents and guardians to tell them about the early dismissal today.Buses took...

Post date: April 10, 2018

Three men are facing charges following a break in at a Geraldton house in which jewelry, money and a number of electronics were allegedly taken.  OPP say the two 18-year olds and one 28-...

Post date: April 10, 2018

Cross border issues with Minnesota along with farming and forestry is on the agenda this week for Don Rusnak.   The Thunder Bay MP is in Washington D-C to meet with government and...

Post date: April 10, 2018

A 48-year old Thunder Bay man is the victim of the two vehicle crash that shut down the TransCanada highway for five hours.  Police say Jason Calder died after his pickup truck collided...

Post date: April 10, 2018

The Fort William Business Improvement Area is struggling with getting enough members together to vote on issues.   Vice Chair Shelby Ch'ng tells us they'll be asking their members...

Post date: April 10, 2018

The  decision on whether to approve a proposed gravel pit in Gorham Township is now in the hands of the Lakehead Rural Planning Board.  Chair Lucy Kloosterhuis tells us they have a...

Post date: April 10, 2018

Ontario PC Leader Doug Ford is in Thunder Bay tonight, continuing his Northwestern Ontario tour.   He was at the Domtar Mill in Dryden last night, adding northwestern Ontario residents are...

Post date: April 10, 2018

The Muskeg Express has been saved, as the city pledges to fix it with $50,000 from reserve funds. The move was unanimously approved at Monday night's City Council meeting. Councillor...

Post date: April 09, 2018

Nation-wide prescription coverage is a good idea in City Council's eyes. They voted last night to formally announce they agree with Unifor's call for a national pharmacare plan, which...

Post date: April 09, 2018

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