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Iceboat races face delays

Tuesday’s warm weather is not what the organizers of a local sporting event were looking for this week. The North American iceboat championship is stuck in neutral due to lack of wind on Lake Superior.

Churchill students unveil original music

The music students of Churchill High School unveiled a piece of original music they composed Tuesday. The Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra performed the song, which is meant to symbolize our city.
Kindness in a cup

Kindness in a cup

A month-long class project to bring greater sense of care to the city continued with free hot chocolate at the Water Street bus terminal.
New home

New home

After a two year search, The Regional Food Distribution Association has found a new home.

Warmth greets March early on

Thunder Bay faced an usually warm first day of March Monday. This week alone, Environment Canada is predicting temperatures will reach a high of 8C by Friday.
Highway crash kills runner

Highway crash kills runner

Police say a runner was killed Monday afternoon after a crash on the Thunder Bay Expressway. OPP acting Staff Sgt. David Moscall said Monday that the event took place between 4:30 and 5 p.m. Monday.
U.S. visits still expected

U.S. visits still expected

The city’s tourism manager says he isn’t concerned that the potential rising cost of American passports will have a negative impact on the number of U.S. residents travelling to Canada. U.S.

Local Olympic volunteers returning home

The Olympics have come to a close, leaving all of Canada with memories of the unforgettable spectacle. For those who were at the Games, those memories are that much more personal.
Proposals in

Proposals in

The deadline to file expressions of interest in the former Big Thunder site has arrived, with at least two local groups filing ahead of Monday’s 5 p.m. cutoff.

Council considers money for Research Institute

City councillors will look at providing financial support to the Thunder Bay Regional Research Institute at tonight’s council meeting. The vote follows a major provincial funding announcement this past week for the Institute.