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Kaleb Bruyere scored his second of the game with 34 seconds left in regulation time to lift the Fort France Muskies boys hockey team to a 4-3 win over the Dryden Eagles in Dryden last night.Byron...

Post date: February 14, 2018

An increase in parking costs have been approved by Fort Frances town council.The cost of loading zones, private parking stalls and long-term parking at the Portage Avenue lot increases to $540- a...

Post date: February 13, 2018

The Grand Chief of Treaty Three is speaking out against the verdict in the Colten Boushie case.Gerald Stanley was acquitted of second degree murder in the death of 22 year old Colten Boushie, an...

Post date: February 13, 2018

A 49 year old Ontario man has been send back to Canada from California after a two year wait.Provinical Police say Kenneth Wayne Froude has a long criminal history including four sex related offenses...

Post date: February 13, 2018

Ontario's construction industry is in need of workers.A study by BuildForce Canada suggests the workforce needs to expand by more than 100-thousand over the next decade.Executive Director Bill...

Post date: February 13, 2018

An attempt to bring back the International Tug of War.The Backus Community Centre is teaming with the Boundary Waters Dragon Boat Festival to hold the event this summer.The last tug of war between...

Post date: February 13, 2018

Five high school curling teams from the Rainy River district have earned berths to the NWOSSA championships next month in Fort Frances.Fort Frances Muskies mixed team skipped by Jordan Bazylewski...

Post date: February 13, 2018

Today is world radio day.It's a day promoted by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, or UNESCO.UNESCO's Chief of Media Development Mirta Lourenco says it'...

Post date: February 13, 2018

Ontario's Financial Accountability Office suggests it might have been better for the Wynne government to borrow the money than proceed with the partial sell-off of Hydro One to help cover the...

Post date: February 13, 2018

Canada Customs officers are accusing the federal government of dragging out contract talks.Public Service Alliance of Canada's Andrew Wiersma says members are frustrated and hints job action at...

Post date: February 13, 2018

Fort Frances Lakers went winless this weekend, after a 7-3 loss to English River yesterday in Red Lake.Ian Jarvis, Nick Lucas and Jack Bernie provided the Lakers goals.Saturday, they were edged 5-4...

Post date: February 12, 2018

Northern Ontario's municipal groups are supporting the province's plans to increase the number of long-term care beds in the region.The province will soon announce calls for proposals for...

Post date: February 12, 2018

The union representing custom officers are rallying.The Public Service Alliance of Canada says border service personnel have been without a contract for almost four years. They're calling on...

Post date: February 12, 2018

More cold weather for the Borderland region.Weather warnings have been issued on both sides of the border as wind chill values reach near minus 40 C or -40 F this morning.Those wind chills are...

Post date: February 12, 2018

Fort Frances town council is being asked to take no further action on the use of wood burning stoves in the community.A local resident last month asked council to review the practice after expressing...

Post date: February 12, 2018

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