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The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry has started returning personnel who have been working out of province fighting forest fires.Waterbombers and other aircraft resources working in Montana...

Post date: September 20, 2017

Ontario's Energy Minister is defending his government's policies over electricty.Glenn Thibeault was in Fort Frances Friday speaking to members of the Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce as part...

Post date: September 20, 2017

Northwestern Ontario's mayors and city councillors are banding together in calling for Dryden Senator Lynn Beyak's resignation.They are sending a letter to the Conservative Caucus, the Prime...

Post date: September 20, 2017

The Northern Ontario Party is feeling confident heading into next year's provincial election.The Party held it's first ever annual general meeting last month.Party leader Trevor Holliday says...

Post date: September 20, 2017

New Gold is still in search of more workers for its open pit gold mine north of Barwick.Of the over 500 hired so far, 80 per cent are from the Rainy River district.General Manager Greg Bowkett says...

Post date: September 20, 2017

A slight increase in enrolment for the Northwest Catholic District School Board.More than 13-hundred students are attending classes this month, an increase of 28 over the board's projections in...

Post date: September 20, 2017

Four anglers from Illinois have been cited for over-fishing on Kabetogama Lake.Voyageurs National Park Rangers found the four earlier this month with 44 northern pike and three bass.Some fish could...

Post date: September 20, 2017

The Ontario government is strengthen its drug-impaired driving laws ahead of marijuana becoming legal in Canada next July.This includes zero tolerance for those under the age of 21, newer drivers and...

Post date: September 20, 2017

Jamie Davis claimed the five-thousand dollars in first place money by winning the midwest-modified feature at Mosquito Speedway in Nolalu yesterday. Fort Frances Muskies boys hockey team tied...

Post date: September 20, 2017

A milestone for a downtown Fort Frances business.Sight and Sound is celebrating its 40th anniversary this month with special sales and giveaways.Owner Derek Jackson says his father Jim opened the...

Post date: September 20, 2017

Somewhat chilly weather failed to distract from the success of the Terry Fox Run in Fort Frances.A total of 65 participants turned out for the run held Sunday along the waterfront.The money is still...

Post date: September 20, 2017

Ontario's Energy Association is releasing its recommendations it says will optimize the province's energy policies.It focuses on three key areas, governance reform, use of existing...

Post date: September 19, 2017

It was a wet and blustery weekend across much of northwestern Ontario.Fort Frances only received about 17 mm of rain, but several communities to the east and north received a lot more.Signal Weather...

Post date: September 19, 2017

Two Winnipeg men have been fined at total of nearly $15-thousand for offences that occurred last year on Lake of the Woods.An investigation by Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry conservation...

Post date: September 19, 2017

Trustees with the Rainy River District School Board have voted to approve consolidation plans for schools in Atikokan.This would bring Atikokan High School and North Star Community School into a K-12...

Post date: September 19, 2017

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