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Gary Rinne

Gary Rinne

Born and raised in Thunder Bay, Gary started part-time at Tbnewswatch in 2016 after retiring from the CBC where he worked as news producer. Prior to the CBC he spent more than 30 years in radio and television news at Dougall Media. He enjoys researching and writing stories on just about any subject. Gary likes travelling and spending time at camp.

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gary.rinne@dougallmedia.com

Recent Work by Gary

VIDEO:  Raging creek destroys culvert on highway to Pickle Lake

VIDEO: Raging creek destroys culvert on highway to Pickle Lake

Highway 599 was closed on Saturday.
COVID wave raises wait times in Thunder Bay hospital emergency dept.

COVID wave raises wait times in Thunder Bay hospital emergency dept.

The waiting room is full at times, and priority goes to the most serious cases.
Friends of Wabakimi look to protect new areas near the NW Ontario wilderness park

Friends of Wabakimi look to protect new areas near the NW Ontario wilderness park

The group is collaborating on an expedition this month with Ontario Nature.
River St. will stay closed for at least two more weeks (3 photos)

River St. will stay closed for at least two more weeks (3 photos)

A plate appears to have failed at the bottom of a McVicar Creek culvert
Thunder Bay model, musician and activist featured in new documentary series (3 Photos)

Thunder Bay model, musician and activist featured in new documentary series (3 Photos)

'I wanted to create disability visibility,' Rachel Romu says.
Mayor asks for report on the sinking of the James Whalen

Mayor asks for report on the sinking of the James Whalen

Bill Mauro says it's disappointing, and shouldn't be allowed to happen again
Insurance claims against city for damages from leaky water pipes denied

Insurance claims against city for damages from leaky water pipes denied

Property owners remain eligible for compensation under a proposed class action lawsuit
A Thunder Bay family faces a long healthcare journey despite a 'little miracle'

A Thunder Bay family faces a long healthcare journey despite a 'little miracle'

Newly-diagnosed with Stage 4 cancer, Jenna Wade delivered a premature baby.
Another Colorado Low could bring significant rain to Thunder Bay this weekend

Another Colorado Low could bring significant rain to Thunder Bay this weekend

'A bit of concern is warranted' in areas prone to flooding
2021 saw a record number of sexual assaults in Northwestern Ontario (2 Photos)

2021 saw a record number of sexual assaults in Northwestern Ontario (2 Photos)

The OPP Victim Response Support Unit is encouraging people to file reports.
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