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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

OPP point to 'alarming' rate of serious injuries for off-road-vehicle users

OPP point to 'alarming' rate of serious injuries for off-road-vehicle users

In Northwestern Ontario, seven people have either been killed or seriously injured this year while driving without a helmet or improperly wearing a helmet.
One person deceased after ATV collision

One person deceased after ATV collision

The fatal collision happened early Monday on Highway 627.
MNR monitors new forest fire near Eabametoong

MNR monitors new forest fire near Eabametoong

The 20-hectare fire is one of three new outbreaks discovered on Monday.
New EV charging stations coming to Northwestern Ontario

New EV charging stations coming to Northwestern Ontario

Charging stations will be established at four sites between Longlac and the Ontario/Manitoba border.
Spruce budworm 'trending upwards' in Northwestern Ontario

Spruce budworm 'trending upwards' in Northwestern Ontario

The last major outbreak was in the 1980s, so the region is likely at risk of another severe infestation soon
Fraudsters impersonate Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre

Fraudsters impersonate Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre

CAFC and police issue a warning about the increasing threat from fraudsters pretending to be legitimate investigators.
Speeding vehicle nearly collided with a moose

Speeding vehicle nearly collided with a moose

'This could have ended really poorly,' OPP stated after an incident on Highway 17.
'A lot of people have made up their minds against Trudeau,' Thunder Bay MP says

'A lot of people have made up their minds against Trudeau,' Thunder Bay MP says

MP Marcus Powlowski says he won't be the one 'shoving him over the cliff'
Kayaker who capsized in Lake Superior learned a hard lesson

Kayaker who capsized in Lake Superior learned a hard lesson

'I'm just glad you're not writing an obituary,' Minneapolis man tells TBnewswatch.
NOSM U announces its new president

NOSM U announces its new president

Dr. Michael Green of Kingston worked for eight years in communities on the James Bay coast.
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