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A high to extreme forest fire hazard is keeping the restrict fire zone in place over our region.Seven new fires were reported in the northwest yesterday.Nine others were declared out.None of the new...

Post date: August 21, 2018

Koochiching County is learning how much it will receive from the state in lieu of taxes not collected on public lands.The County is getting over $2.8 million.That is the second highest of all 87...

Post date: August 21, 2018

A municipal election is on its way, but a survey from Nanos Research finds few people aware.It was among findings revealed to delegates attending the Association of Municipalities of Ontario meeting...

Post date: August 21, 2018

The NDP at Queen's Park are proposing their own answer to changing a municipal government.Speaking to municipal leaders attending the Association of Municipalities of Ontario conference in Ottawa...

Post date: August 21, 2018

A yearly meeting of municipal leaders got a visit from Premier Doug Ford for the first time.Ford told delegates attending the Association of Municipalities of Ontario conference he'll continue...

Post date: August 21, 2018

A yearly meeting of municipal leaders got a visit from Premier Doug Ford this morning. In Ottawa, Ford emphasizes he'll continue working with municipalities and repeated his campaign...

Post date: August 20, 2018

Thunder Bay anglers Trevor Zimak and Glenn Leroux won the Atikokan Bass Classic for a second straight year.It was also their fifth title overall.Their two-day catch of 42.7 pounds was a pound and a...

Post date: August 20, 2018

Ward Imrie, Jamie Davis and Tylar Wilson were the big winners coming out of the Borderland Racing Association's double-race weekend at Emo Speedway.Imrie of Winnipeg won both modified feature...

Post date: August 20, 2018

Fort Frances Lightning beat the Minnesota Mustangs 5-3 to finish fifth overall at the Easton Cup in Minneapolis.The under-19 girl's hockey team finished the summer hockey tournament with two wins...

Post date: August 20, 2018

International Falls Broncos girls volleyball team kicks off their season today with several scrimmages in Proctor.The Broncos open the regular season at home this Thursday. 

Post date: August 20, 2018

It was a perfect weekend for a ride and it ended up being a perfect weekend for the Alzheimer's Society of Kenora/Rainy River.Executive Director Rossana Tomashowski says more than $30,000 was...

Post date: August 20, 2018

Three forest fires within the Rainy River district among a handful that sparked over the weekend.The latest occurred yesterday at the north end of Rainy Lake.It was a lightning strike that is now out...

Post date: August 20, 2018
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Improvements are coming to some rail crossings on CN's rail's southern line.The federal government is providing over $788-thousand towards the upgrades at five crossings.The crossing on Queen...

Post date: August 20, 2018

A delegation of Fort Frances council is raising some familiar issues to some new faces.They have four private meetings with members of Doug Ford's cabinet today in Ottawa.Mayor Roy Avis,...

Post date: August 20, 2018

The head of the Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association plans to talk with the Ontario government about the legalization of cannabis this week.Wendy Landry says they need to sit down with the PCs...

Post date: August 20, 2018

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