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Father wants closure in case of son’s death

Father wants closure in case of son’s death

Patrick Chapin wants closure on the death of his 14-year-old son Wesley. Wesley died in his sleep on Dec. 19, 2009 and Chapin has disputed the cause of death as stated by the coroner’s office.

Police find body of missing fisherman

Police have found the body of a U.S. angler who was recently reported missing in the area. Officials with the OPP say the 78-year-old Minnesota man reportedly went missing on Wenasaga Lake, near Ear Falls, on Saturday July 9.
Police still looking for missing teen

Police still looking for missing teen

Police continue to look for a 14-year-old who went missing last month. Thunder Bay Police Service officers say Kelsey Loon was last seen on June 28 and has a history of running away.
Dragon Boat Festival changes focus, organizers take less competitive approach

Dragon Boat Festival changes focus, organizers take less competitive approach

After 13 years, organizers of the annual Dragon Boat Festival have decided to take a more recreational and less competitive approach The Thunder Bay Dragon Boat Festival is adding a few twists to the 13th annual event at Boulevard Lake this weekend.
Vicker’s Park hosted its first smoke-free Teddy Bear’s Picnic

Vicker’s Park hosted its first smoke-free Teddy Bear’s Picnic

Teddy bears and thousands of children had their picnic Tuesday and, for the first time, it was smoke free. The 28th annual Teddy Bear’s Picnic filled Vicker’s Park with smiling children, picnic blankets and stuffed animals Tuesday afternoon.

Missing anglers return home

The case of a pair of missing anglers has concluded with a happy ending. The two brothers were reported missing to Dryden OPP Sunday evening after failing to return from a fishing trip on Lac Seul.
Workplace deaths on the rise in Ontario

Workplace deaths on the rise in Ontario

Workplace deaths have jumped by 16 per cent in the past year, but the president of a labour organization says those numbers aren't surprising.
Leaving pets in hot cars could lead to big trouble

Leaving pets in hot cars could lead to big trouble

A car, a hot day and less than 10 minutes is all it takes to give a dog irreversible brain damage.
Police board names city's new chief

Police board names city's new chief

The Thunder Bay Police Service has its new chief, and it’s a familiar face. The Thunder Bay Police Services Board on Tuesday officially announced deputy chief J.P.

Even without a reported case, Hospital keeping close watch on C. difficile

Wash your hands. That’s the most important step to preventing the spread of infectious diseases, said Diana Gowanlock, an infection control practitioner at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre.