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Joe Vanderwees, longtime and well-loved Thunder Bay politician and businessman, died Monday.

The former city councillor was 84.

As maintenance of bike lanes winds down heading into winter, the City of Thunder Bay is reminding cyclists to use extra caution when travelling on city streets and laneways.

The annual Vanderwees Christmas Craft Show and Sale continues today in Thunder Bay with more than 40 exhibitors and their crafts, baking, preserves and antiques.

Resolute Forest Products will celebrate another milestone in wood-products diversification this week in Thunder Bay.

Three adults and a youth have been charged with break-and-enter offences following a number of break-ins in the Kenora area.

Thunder Bay’s Centre for Research and Innovation in the Bio-Economy will have a new CEO starting next month, the agency announced last week.

High school students learned about mechanical engineering in the millwright shop this week at Confederation College.

City of Thunder Bay employee Kevin Kellett had the cold job of flooding the Prince Arthur’s Landing skating rink on Thursday.

Ontario Provincial Police will be stepping enforcement of impaired driving offences during the annual Festive RIDE (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) campaign which begins Monday and runs until Jan.

Dryden High School was evacuated on Thursday morning due to a small fire burning in a washroom.