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

The former city councillor was 84.

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.

Heart and Stroke Foundation representatives, from left, Rachel Egan and Jessica Walker join Nancy Leavitt of Landale Gardens to launched the foundation’s annual poinsettia campaign on Wednesday.

Provincial police are investigating the death Wednesday of a Weagamow First Nation woman in Sioux Lookout.

Confederation College held an open house for the first and only college-based aboriginal education policy and research centre in Canada.