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Payne pleads guilty

Payne pleads guilty

A local man has pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography. Michael Todd Payne, 46, was charged in January with possession and distribution of child pornography.
Empire falls

Empire falls

A back portion of the Empire Hotel has collapsed, and now the city is looking at demolishing the old Simpson Street building. The entire back wall as well as some of the inside of the abandoned hotel collapsed sometime Tuesday night.
Body found

Body found

The body of drowning victim Larry Larivee has been recovered from the MacKenzie River. OPP officials says they located the 26-year-old’s remains on Tuesday at about 6:15 p.m.

Civilian Police Commission dismisses officer’s discreditable conduct appeal

The Ontario Civilian Police Commission has dismissed an appeal by a city police officer who was found guilty of discreditable conduct last year.
100 years young

100 years young

Lily Taimi Reivonen attributes 100 years of healthy living to eating fresh vegetables and growing up on a farm.

Next year of Small business hiring ‘all good news’ for city: Report

More than half of small businesses in the city plan to hire more staff in the next year.

Area to remain a sellers market for homeowners: CMHC report

Thunder Bay continues to be a sellers market for homeowners, according to the spring outlook by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. CMHC market analyst Warren Philp says local home prices will rise 6.
Celebrating Canada

Celebrating Canada

Canada Day is upon us and the downtown north core will be a hub of activity on Monday. Front and centre during daylight hours is a revamped parade, featuring a green and active living theme.
The economic index

The economic index

The Aboriginal workforce contributes up to $383 million to the local GDP, concludes a newly published report.
Rejected

Rejected

City council rejected a plan to introduce online voting in the next election. Resident Andy Wolff addressed council nearly seven hours into Monday night's meeting.
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