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The request to change the name of Colonization Road comes before Fort Frances town council tonight.The outcome of an on-line petition started in April has been forwarded to council.It collected about...

Post date: June 26, 2017

Another double win for Jamie Davis at Emo Speedway Saturday.He won both the WISSOTA modified and midwest-modified features, a feat he's accomplished three times in the last four race nights.In...

Post date: June 26, 2017

The fundraising total was down over last year, but the spirits were still high at Relay for Life in Fort Frances Saturday.A total of $27-thousand was raised.That's down about 40 per cent over...

Post date: June 26, 2017

Ontario Provincial Police are making a big announcement later today in Kenora.They're helping to launch a new sexual assault victims website.Sergeant Shelley Garr says there 16 different agencies...

Post date: June 26, 2017

The discussion of a regional food charter continues this week across the Rainy River district.Dryden-based Cloverbelt Local Food Co-op is gathering comment on the issues facing the local food system....

Post date: June 26, 2017

Young people across northwestern Ontario get an opportunity to get a head start in business.The Youth Enterprise Camp, formerly called BizKids, is a week long camp that promotes business and...

Post date: June 26, 2017

Labour peace for employees of the LCBO. Their union says a tentative deal was reached with management overnight. OPSEU President Smokey Thomas says the details of the agreement will not be...

Post date: June 26, 2017

Cannabis users can reduce health risks after a panel of medical and public health organizations released 10 recommendations.The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health led the development of the...

Post date: June 24, 2017

Kids from the North Caribou Lake First Nation are going to be pointing to the sky like Babe Ruth.   The Border Cats are putting on a two hour training camp in their fly-in community today....

Post date: June 24, 2017

There's a move underway to establish some kind of Pride Event in recognition of the lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, queer and two-spirit community in the Borderland region.A meeting will be...

Post date: June 23, 2017

American boaters travelling the area border waters no longer need to report to Canada Customs, if they have no intention of landing on Canadian soil or making contact with another boater.Amendments...

Post date: June 23, 2017

The Ontario Energy Board has given final approval to the planned hydro rate reduction scheduled to take effect on July 1.The reduction, which amounts to a 17 cent per cut for most households, will be...

Post date: June 23, 2017

PC leader Patrick Brown says Ontario motorists will be paying more July 1.Brown says written drivers exams will cost just over 23 dollars, up 8 dollars from the current fee of 15-dollars.Road tests...

Post date: June 23, 2017

One of two car shows to take place in Fort Frances next month is being moved back to Scott Street.The Scott Street Show and Shine on July 21st was original planned for Scott as part of the visit from...

Post date: June 23, 2017

Students across the Rainy River are now enjoying their summer break.Classes ended yesterday.Education Director Heather Campbell says it was a busy and successful year for the Rainy River District...

Post date: June 23, 2017

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