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What’s a few trillion miles between neighbours?NASA has discovered seven Earth-size planets outside of our solar system.Around a nearby, cold, small star we found 7 rocky Earth-size planets,...

Post date: February 22, 2017

If you were in Thunder Bay last week and purchased a Lotto 649 ticket, check it closely.The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Commission says a $100-thousand winning ticket from last Wednesday's draw...

Post date: February 22, 2017

The International Falls Chamber of Commerce will be in the search of a new President.Shawn Mason has announced that she's leaving the position to work with Border State Bank as its Director of...

Post date: February 22, 2017

Vancouver-based Vanity Capital is taking over nine mining claims near New Gold's project from a pair of private prospectors.The claims are located in Phillips township and cover about 44-hundred...

Post date: February 22, 2017

The company responsible for picking up residential garbage in Fort Frances wants the practice of having garbage cans and bags placed in back lanes eliminated.Asselin Transportation and Storage has...

Post date: February 22, 2017

Koochiching County Board of Commissioners will discuss later this month a proposal to establish a data centre in International Falls.Granite Digital Realty wants to purchase a former military...

Post date: February 22, 2017

Brett Pickler's power play goal with 56 seconds remaining in overtime gave the Fort Frances Lakers a 3-2 win over the visiting Thunder Bay North Stars during a Family Day match-up at Ice for Kids...

Post date: February 22, 2017

It was one of the rainiest days we've seen in February every.A total of 20.4 millimetres fell Monday in Fort Frances with Atikokan receiving 25.2 millimetres.Rainfall records were also set in...

Post date: February 22, 2017

TV Ontario has reversed a decision to silence some of its over-the-air transmitters.TVO says it's keeping the eight transmitters, including one in Thunder Bay, operating, after receiving feedback...

Post date: February 22, 2017

The verbal battles over high hydro costs in Ontario resumed at Queen's Park.The opposition parties pressed the Wynne govermment to do something for people who have been hit with high electricity...

Post date: February 22, 2017

An effort by the NDP to prevent further hydro disconnections this winter has failed to get a footing at Queen's Park.Leader Andrea Horwath's suggestion was voted down by the majority Liberals...

Post date: February 22, 2017

Some insight into the nature and extent of family violence in Canada.According to police-reported data from 2015, of the number of children and youth under 18 who were victims of violent crime in...

Post date: February 21, 2017

A notice to truckers who haul into and around Minnesota.The state has put in place its spring truck weight restrictions in parts of the state.Trucks are now limited to how much they can along certain...

Post date: February 21, 2017

The Ontario Human Rights Commission is expressing concern about a lack of supports for aboriginal inmates.Chief Commissioner Renu Mandhane wrapped up a northwestern Ontario tour last week that took...

Post date: February 21, 2017

A very sad and trying time for the Summer Beaver First Nation.OPP say a family member of an inmate who died at the Thunder Bay District jail, was killed in a motor vehicle accident just west of the...

Post date: February 21, 2017

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