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The Thunder Bay Generating Station has burned its last piece of coal.

More than 5,000 tradespeople will be needed for construction jobs in Northwestern Ontario over the next five years, says a report released Tuesday by the North Superior Workforce Planning Board.

George Vicol, 84, spent Tuesday breaking down stubborn snowbanks in front of his Thunder Bay home. Just in time — today’s weather forecast calls for 5-10 centimetres of snow.

Fort Frances town council is to make a decision later this month on whether to add a question to the municipal election ballot on development of a local casino.

Two First Nations that stand to benefit economically from the development of the Ring of Fire mining belt have “reaffirmed” their commitment to support a north-south road into the mineral-rich region.

The new Sioux Lookout Fire Management Headquarters is ready for this spring’s fire season — should the snow ever melt.

Poverty Free Thunder Bay is looking for support of new laws that protect vulnerable workers.

Thunder Bay’s cycling boosters are anxious to see if a $10-million provincial fund for bicycle paths and related municipal pedalling projects will give the city’s network a lift.

Organizers were overwhelmed with the attendance at the Breakfast with the Easter Bunny in Thunder Bay on Sunday.

A small community in El Salvador may be a world away from Thunder Bay, but guest speaker Lori Owens brought the two communities a little closer during the Spring into Beauty Fashion Show and Tea held