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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.

Recent Work by Gary

Gateway Casinos hopes for reopening under Stage Three

Gateway Casinos hopes for reopening under Stage Three

Over 140 casino staff in Thunder Bay have been laid off since mid-March
Duluth prepares to offer tax relief to get its Costco store

Duluth prepares to offer tax relief to get its Costco store

Construction of the store could begin this fall.
Thunder Bay hospital takes precautions with travelling staff

Thunder Bay hospital takes precautions with travelling staff

The Health Sciences Centre wants to ensure vacation travel doesn't spread COVID-19.
Geraldton fire destroys Courtesy Freight building (2 Photos)

Geraldton fire destroys Courtesy Freight building (2 Photos)

The Courtesy Freight transfer station burned to the ground.
COVID-19 boosts grain shipments through Thunder Bay

COVID-19 boosts grain shipments through Thunder Bay

'Longest grain train' in the history of Thunder Bay had 224 hopper cars.
VIDEO: Draining of Boulevard Lake reveals potential 'sacred place' (4 Photos)

VIDEO: Draining of Boulevard Lake reveals potential 'sacred place' (4 Photos)

Anthropologist Scott Hamilton is asking people not to disturb the ring of rocks.
Governor General recognizes Thunder Bay woman for volunteering

Governor General recognizes Thunder Bay woman for volunteering

Patricia Ellen Towell receives Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers
Matawa First Nations seek more funding to ensure safe schools

Matawa First Nations seek more funding to ensure safe schools

Chiefs worry that First Nations children will suffer from a widening 'education gap'
Thunder Bay escapes Air Canada's route suspensions and closures

Thunder Bay escapes Air Canada's route suspensions and closures

The airline says other changes will be considered over the coming weeks.
Court makes second ruling favourable to First Nations in annuities dispute

Court makes second ruling favourable to First Nations in annuities dispute

21 First Nations in Lake Huron and Lake Superior regions say treaties have not been honoured