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A new judge for northwestern Ontario.Ontario's Chief Justice has assigned Pieter Joubert to preside at the Kenora Court house.Joubert was recently a crown attorney and before that had his own...

Post date: August 22, 2017

A new school year is still a couple of weeks away for students in Minnesota, but the Minnesota State Patrol is already warning motorists to be prepared when school buses return to the roads.Motorists...

Post date: August 22, 2017

It will be the Fort Frances Her-ricanes and the Dawson Tigers meeting for the Rainy River District Women's Fastball League championship.Dawson advanced for a second chance at the regular season...

Post date: August 22, 2017
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Multi-use courts in Fort Frances are now officially open for play.A official ribbon cutting ceremony was held Friday.Chair of the committee who helped raise the money for the project, Rick...

Post date: August 22, 2017

Local municipalities are being asked to support a one percent hike in the HST to address an infrastrucutre funding shortfall.The Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association is backing the proposal put...

Post date: August 22, 2017

An administration report has identified which set of traffic lights could be removed in Fort Frances to save money.Three intersections were looked at including two near Robert Moore School.After...

Post date: August 22, 2017

The province has a deal in place with several area First Nations to build an All-Season Access Road into the Ring of Fire.Premier Kathleen Wynne made the announcement in Thunder Bay this morning and...

Post date: August 21, 2017

Millions of dollars are being made available to several Treaty Three Communities for housing.Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett announced the $16 million during a visit to Kenora.Treaty...

Post date: August 21, 2017

A new year begins today for students at Rainy River Community College.An orientation session is taking place with Provost Dr. Roxanne Kelly and International Falls Chamber President Tricia Heibel...

Post date: August 21, 2017

You can see an infrequent natural phenomenon when the moon passes between the Sun and Earth in a solar eclipse today.The Backyard Astronomer Gary Boyle says it's been about a century since North...

Post date: August 21, 2017

A chance for residents in Fort Frances and International Falls to view today's eclipse safely.Voyageurs Nation Park is invited people to its visitor centre at Kabetogama Lake at 12:30 at p.m. to...

Post date: August 21, 2017

A pair of area drivers claiming the Rae Memorial Championships at Emo Speedway over the weekend.Jamie Davis won Saturday's WISSOTA Midwest Modified feature to claim the championship in that...

Post date: August 21, 2017

Comedian Jerry Lewis is gone at age 91Lewis passed away at his home although other details are pendingWhile often scorned by critics, Lewis's "over the top" style was a favourite with...

Post date: August 20, 2017

The Sight and Sound Wolves were dumped 11-1 by the Kansas City Indios in their opener of the A Division of the North American Fastpitch Association World Series in Fargo.They next play the Saskatoon...

Post date: August 18, 2017

New royalty for the Rainy River Valley Agricultural Society's Fall Fair in Emo.15 year-old Star Martin was crowned this year's Queen last night.Janelle Allan was selected First Princess and...

Post date: August 18, 2017

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