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Thunder Bay Transit’s Jon Hendel peeks from the doors of the Santa Bus, which will be parked at the River Street Metro grocery store from 4 to 9 p.m. today and again on Friday.

Elizabeth McCracken prepares beef barley soup and sandwiches for the soup van. With a goal of $175,000, the Salvation Army Kettle Campaign is half way done and is coming up short.

A transport driver and a passenger were treated for minor injuries Monday morning after a truck rolled in a Highway 102 ditch near Thunder Bay.

Superior-Greenstone District School Board chairwoman Pink McRae is to remain in that position for another four-year term, the board announced Friday.

The United States icebreaker, Katmai Bay, sits docked at Keefer Terminal on Monday in Thunder Bay. The icebreaker has been in the port since Saturday to open a channel on the Mission River.

Thunder Bay firefighters work at the scene of a house fire on Catherine Street on Sunday. No one was home at the time of the blaze, which was quickly extinguished.

The Lakehead District School Board has a new board chairman.
Veteran trustee Jack Playford, who replaces Deborah Massaro, was sworn in to a four-year term at their inaugural meeting last week.

Thunder Bay’s Shelter House facility for the homeless is asking the City of Thunder Bay for two separate operating grants, a city manager’s report says.

Coun. Andrew Foulds explains to his son, Alex, what happened 25 years ago at the École Polytechnique University, where a gunman singled out, shot and killed 14 women and injured 14 others.

A three-way financial partnership between Nishnawbe Aski Nation and the provincial and federal governments would lead to better homes and a clean and reliable electricity supply at Northern Ontario’s