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Dew Drop Inn preparing Easter feast

The Dew Drop Inn is getting set to serve its annual Easter dinner needy area residents. Thawing turkeys and peeling vegetables has already begun for Sunday's feast.
Active all year long

Active all year long

Cold weather shouldn’t put active living on ice. That’s a message 8-80 Cities executive director Gil Penalosa brought to a crowd that packed a conference room at the Prince Arthur Hotel for an early breakfast Thursday.
Woman dies in early morning house fire

Woman dies in early morning house fire

A woman is dead following an early Thursday morning fire in the city’s east end.
'Close the doors'

'Close the doors'

If Tim Hudak has his way, the North West Local Health Integration Network’s days are numbered.
Layton goes local

Layton goes local

When it comes to keeping track of people’s long-guns, federal NDP Leader Jack Layton is looking for compromise out of the next Parliament.

Area man charged with child pornography offences

A Couchiching First Nation man has been arrested and charged with child pornography offenses.
Prehistoric checkup

Prehistoric checkup

A local oral surgeon diagnosed the world’s oldest cavity. Bruce Pynn had an old classmate from the University of Toronto ask for his expertise regarding a fossil her research team was examining of a crocodile-sized reptile found in Texas.

Advance polling set to begin this weekend

Advanced polling for the upcoming May 2 federal election is set for this holiday long weekend. Stations will be set up across the city Friday, Saturday and Easter Monday from noon until 8 p.m.

U.S. anglers fined $4,000 for illegal ice fishing

Two Minnesota men were fined more than $4,000 for several fishing violations, reports the Ministry of Natural Resources. A man from Red Lake, Minn. was fined $1,400 for having seven walleye over the legal limit.
Riding for Dad

Riding for Dad

Bikers have always been the tough guys on the block, the manliest of men around. But they also have a soft side, at least in Thunder Bay.