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An official opening of the multi-use courts in Fort Frances.Officials from the town, Ontario Trillium Foundation and the committee who helped raise the over $475-thousand for the project will be in...

Post date: August 18, 2017

The 52 year old victim of a diving accident at Neys Provincial Park has died.OPP say Scott Stitt was pronounced dead at the Burlington hospital he was taken to after last week's incident.Stitt...

Post date: August 18, 2017

A national anti-racism group has published a map that shows 10 hate groups based in Minnesota.After weekend violence during a white-supremacist march in Charlottesville, Va., and another incident...

Post date: August 18, 2017

New royalty for the Rainy River Valley Agricultural Society's Fall Fair in Emo.15 year-old Star Martin was crowned this year's Queen last night.Janelle Allan was selected First Princess and...

Post date: August 18, 2017

The Sight and Sound Wolves were dumped 11-1 by the Kansas City Indios in their opener of the A Division of the North American Fastpitch Association World Series in Fargo.They next play the Saskatoon...

Post date: August 18, 2017

One of northwestern Ontario's most beleaguered First Nation communities is getting hooked up to the electricity grid.  Pikangikum First Nation is being connected to the Ontario power grid....

Post date: August 17, 2017

The Rainy River Valley Agricultural Society's annual fall fair opens this afternoon in Emo.The midway starts at 2 p.m. with the Exhibition Hall opening to the public at 4 pm.Tonight, the Fair...

Post date: August 17, 2017

The International Joint Commission continues public meeting today on the draft proposals over the management of water levels on Rainy Lake and Namakan Lake.Commissioners are at the Kabetogama Lake...

Post date: August 17, 2017

Fort Frances native Steve Arpin could have a teammate in the Global Rallycross Championship.In a NBC radio podcast, former NASCAR driver Tony Stewart says Arpin has asked him to join his race team on...

Post date: August 17, 2017

Ontario's Premier Kathleen Wynne is rejecting calls to raise the HST one per cent.The Association of Municipalities of Ontario says the increase will help municipalities offset the cost of...

Post date: August 17, 2017

The Borderland Soccer League has named its award winners for this past season.MVP's are Sara Kellar on the women's side while Ian Jodoin and Lucas Koomans were co-winners on the men's....

Post date: August 17, 2017

Rainy River Community College is celebrating a milestone.It was 50 years ago that the International Falls college came into existence.Recruitment director Barb Fisher says the College has played an...

Post date: August 17, 2017

Some additional funds for the Backus Community Center in International Falls.It's received a thousand dollar grant from the Diocese of Duluth and their Catholic Relief Services Rice Bowl Small...

Post date: August 17, 2017

The federal government will be expanding the Energy Star Program to include industry.Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr announced the expansion of the program that will see Canadian industry...

Post date: August 17, 2017

A new surgeon for Rainy Lake Medical Center.Dr. Daniel Margo, who is a general surgeon in Grand Rapid, has now joined the International Falls hospital's surgical team as a Board Certified General...

Post date: August 17, 2017

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