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An actor who played an iconic role on the big screen has passed away.Sir Roger Moore, one of seven actors who portrayed James Bond, has died in Switzerland after a short battle with cancer.In a...

Post date: May 23, 2017

The federal government is being urged to ease up on travel restrictions imposed on Americans with minor criminal convictions trying to cross the border.Currently, anyone with an impaired driving...

Post date: May 23, 2017

The hunt is on for ticks that might be carrying Lyme disease.Health officials plan to comb through areas of high grass and shrubs in search of black-legged ticks.The Rainy River region is considered...

Post date: May 23, 2017

The Minnesota legislature is into overtime.Just as this session was to close, Governor Mark Dayton and Republican leaders announced they had reached an agreement on a budget, but needed a special...

Post date: May 23, 2017

Twelve Metis youth will leave Ottawa this morning for a 22-hundred kilometre canoe trek to Kenora.The trip is expected to take 100 days, and they'll be following the historic fur trade routes...

Post date: May 23, 2017

The women's teams of the Borderland Soccer League could be sitting on the sidelines this summer.The league announces on its Facebook page that if it doesn't get more women to sign-up by the...

Post date: May 23, 2017

A 23 year old man has been arrested in connection with the explosion at the Manchester Arena last night.The death toll has risen to 22, and there are 59 who were injured.  Officials now say that...

Post date: May 22, 2017

Canadian airlines are allowed to keep pilots in the air for up to 17 hours straight without a nap. Pilots are now speaking out because they believe that standard is unreasonable. Captain Matt...

Post date: May 22, 2017

The Kenora OPP are investigating the death of an 8 year old boy at Rushing River Provincial Park.Police responded to missing persons report and called in the Emergency Respnse Team and a K-9 unit....

Post date: May 21, 2017

As many people enjoy the Victoria Day long weekend, it's worth pointing out the origins of the holiday.The May 24 long weekend is named in honour of Queen Victoria, the ruler of the British...

Post date: May 21, 2017

An Amber Alert is over and a 37-year-old Brandon, Manitoba man has been arrested following a domestic dispute at a home in the Rainy River district. Provincial Police were called to a Chapple...

Post date: May 21, 2017

The forest fire hazard in the Rainy River district has inched up a bit.It's now listed as being moderate by the Ministry of Natural Resources as we head into this long weekend.There have been...

Post date: May 19, 2017

Traffic at the border is expected to increase this weekend.The Canada Border Services Agency is recommending motorists looking to cross to consider doing so during non-peak times.You can check border...

Post date: May 19, 2017

A new tourist season is about to begin in northwestern Ontario.Sunset Country Travel Association's Gerry Cariou says right now all indicators are looking good.With a lower Canadian dollar...

Post date: May 19, 2017

The tourist centre in Fort Frances is open for another year.Officials are looking forward to another busy season.Economic Development consultant Tannis Drysdale says the centre is well stocked with...

Post date: May 19, 2017

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