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

The former city councillor was 84.

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.

Organizers of the Feathers of Hope: Justice and Juries Youth Forum are hoping to give youth a voice so they have faith in the justice system.

A Murillo home was completely destroyed by fire on Sunday.

A provincial agency that advocates for children is to be in Thunder Bay for three days this week to attend a youth forum into aboriginal justice.

Four Rainy River-area communities are getting almost $2.5 million from the Ontario Disaster Relief Assistance Program to help with flood recovery efforts.

From left, MacKenzie Aho, Madison Aho, Sylvia Wright, owner of Little Crafters Thunder Bay, Brynlee Aho and Brooklyn Toal work on snowflake crafts last week in Thunder Bay.

Police are looking for a male who is suspected of robbing a Mac’s convenience store in Thunder Bay’s south side early Sunday.