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Two provincial parks will be open this summer under the guidance of the municipality of Sioux Narrows-Nestor Falls.The municipality has reached a new five year agreement with Parks Ontario for the...

Post date: May 19, 2017

Tbaytel has officially kicked off construction of a new regional office in Fort Frances.It's will also house the electronics necessary for Tbaytel's fibre project that will be in place by the...

Post date: May 19, 2017

Another water park for the Borderland region is in the works.International Falls Rotary Club and the Rainer Recreation Club have teamed up on the project which is still in its early stages.Rainer...

Post date: May 19, 2017

Plenty of scoring for some teams as they opened their season in the Rainy River District Men's Fastball League last night.The Dawson Tigers whipped Rainy River 39-1.Stratton dumped the newly...

Post date: May 19, 2017

Work on the Rainy Lake Square in Fort Frances is expected to begin next next week.RML Contracting out of Thunder Bay has already started moving some equipment to the Scott St. location.Construction...

Post date: May 19, 2017

The provincial government is touting the amount of infrastructure work it will fund across the province this year.Construction on 250 projects is now underway or about to start.129 projects will be...

Post date: May 19, 2017

The NDP are questioning the federal government's committment to Ontario's softwood lumber  industry.Critic Gilles Bisson says the Trudeau government seems resigned to job losses.Bisson...

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Minnesota's unemployment rate is holding steady.The state added just over 15-thousand jobs in April, helping to keep the rate at 3.8  per cent.That's the highest job gain since September...

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Another marijuana medical clinic is opening in northwestern Ontario.Canadian Cannabis Clinic is opening a branch in Thunder Bay.The company now operates 19 others across Canada. 

Post date: May 19, 2017

Seventy dogs and puppies from the remote north are on their very own incredible journey.They are being air lifted from two First Nation communities to Newmarket.Once they arrive in southern Ontario,...

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A couple of projects in the Rainy River district are receiving funding to boast physical activity in their communities.Majiishkaa Community Organization is receiving about $37-thousand through the...

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More focus on the mineral exploration industry in the Rainy River district.Pwi-Di-Goo-Zing Ne-Yaa-Zhing Advisory Services staged a two-day conference in Fort Frances this week with both industry and...

Post date: May 19, 2017

Canada Customs isn't collected the all revenue it should at the border.That finding from Canada's Auditor General Michael Ferguson in his spring report.Ferguson says it's because custom...

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Fort Frances Muskies boys soccer team ended their regular season in NorWOSSA with a pair of wins in Dryden to finish the year unbeaten.The Muskies blanked Kenora's Beaver Brae Broncos 2-0 and...

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Northern Ontario Party's intends to make some noise in Premier Kathleen Wynne's riding next election.It plans to have a candidate seek the seat in her Toronto area riding, Don Valley West....

Post date: May 19, 2017

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