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The Public Health Agency of Canada is looking into cases of norovirus and gastrointestinal illnesses in three provinces, including here in Ontario.They're being linked to the eating of raw...

Post date: April 17, 2018

Another local hockey player will compete at the National Aboriginal Hockey Championships in Nova Scotia next month.Annalise Hayes has been selected to Team Ontario North girls team.Hayes starred with...

Post date: April 17, 2018

Resolute Forest product workers across northwestern Ontario are a 'yes' vote away from a new four year contract.Their union, Unifor, has managed to negotiate a tentative agreement with the...

Post date: April 17, 2018

There's an easier way to start saving money for your newborn's post-secondary education.A new Education Savings Referral Service is being included as part of the package available to Ontario...

Post date: April 17, 2018

The Liberals are hoping to have a candidate in the Kenora-Rainy River Riding before the end of the month.Local riding president Anthony Leek says they have been actively seeking someone to carry the...

Post date: April 17, 2018

The opposition is accusing the Premier of campaign on taxpayers dollars.PC critic Steve Clark points to the multitude of announcements in recent weeks."The Liberals have held no fewer than 25...

Post date: April 17, 2018

Steve Arpin is joining the newly formed Americas Rallycross Circuit.The Fort Frances racer will participate a partial season in the series formed after the Global Rallycross dropped its Supercar...

Post date: April 17, 2018

Several multi-winners during the first day of piano competitions at the Rainy River District Festival of the Performing Arts yesterday.Alexis Latter and Anna Schwartz each won in three classes.Grace...

Post date: April 17, 2018

The four First Nations involved in the dispute with the town of Fort Frances over Point Park are outlining their position.A post to a website called the Agency One Information Portal states they want...

Post date: April 16, 2018

Ontario's Information and Privacy Commissioner has ordered the town of Fort Frances to cough up drawings and plans related to a recent townhouse project.An unnamed party had wanted the drawings...

Post date: April 16, 2018

The PC Candidate for Kenora-Rainy River is getting his campaign team in order.Greg Rickford visited the Rainy River area over the weekend, making stops in Fort Frances and Emo.Rickford says he's...

Post date: April 16, 2018

For the People.It's the slogan Doug Ford and the Progressive Conservatives will be using in the weeks leading up to the June 7th provincial election.Ford officially kicked off the Tories campaign...

Post date: April 16, 2018

Winter just won't leave the Rainy River district.A couple of centimetres of snow fell in the Fort Frances area overnight.It's expected to continue falling this morning before clearing.Much...

Post date: April 16, 2018

We will know later today what the NDP have to offer in the upcoming provincial election.Leader Andrea Horwath plans to unveil her party platform during an event in Toronto.Some of it has already been...

Post date: April 16, 2018

This is the final week of competitions at the Rainy River District Festival of the Performing Arts.Piano competitions begin today at the Townshend Theatre at 9 this morning and will run all week....

Post date: April 16, 2018

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