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The province's promise of more bus service between communities is getting praise from one lobby group.Common Voice Northwest says the announcement of more funding and partnerships for expanded...

Post date: December 04, 2017

Minnesotans with autism or sleep apena will soon be able to acquire medical marijuana.The state's Commissioner of Health Dr. Ed Ehlinger says both will be added to the list of qualifying...

Post date: December 04, 2017

It's now December and 'tis the season for Christmas shopping in earnest...But what are Canadians expected to buy as gifts this year?Moneris spokesperson Malcolm Fowler breaks down the top...

Post date: December 04, 2017

A pair of bantam teams from Fort Frances were runners-up at a tournament in Emo over the weekend.The Greens Predators lost 6-4 to Lake of the Woods Baudette in the A side final.The Wu Warriors were...

Post date: December 04, 2017

A storm watch is underway.Weather watchers on both sides of the border are tracking a system over the Northern Plains States that's expected to intensify into a major winter storm as it tracks...

Post date: December 04, 2017

There has been a changing of the guard for the OPP in northwestern Ontario. Dave Lucas has been promoted as the new Chief Superintendant and Commander of the Northwest Region. Lucas has...

Post date: December 02, 2017

Statistics Canada says nearly one in five people aged 65 and older reported working at some point during 2015. That's almost double the number reported in 1995. Stats Canada says that...

Post date: December 01, 2017

The province is expanding bus service in the region. Northland Transportation out of the Northeast will work in collaboration with existing private carriers to introduce service to communities...

Post date: December 01, 2017

The province's chief coroner is one step closer to possibly calling for an inquest into all Ontario First Nation fire deaths. Dr. Dirk Huyer indicates he and his federal counterparts are...

Post date: December 01, 2017

Emo celebrates Holly Daze this weekend.It kicks off this morning with a Craft Sale at the Emo Legion.The Emo Public Library has a number of events this afternoon.There's also a baby contest at...

Post date: December 01, 2017

Another successful year for Operation Christmas Child in the Rainy River district.Local organizers of the campaign say a total of 505 shoe boxes filled hygiene items, school supplies, and small toys...

Post date: December 01, 2017

Authorities in Minnesota are warning against walking or driving on the early ice covering some bodies of water.The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says is just not safe, especially now with...

Post date: December 01, 2017

Sekina Scheibler has been named offensive player of the year in the Winnipeg High School Football League's Currie division.The Fort Frances Muskies running back was also named to the all-division...

Post date: December 01, 2017

The Ontario Energy Board is holding hearings on a proposed hydro rate increase.Hydro One Remote Communities wants electricity distribution rates increased by $1.55 per month for year round customers...

Post date: December 01, 2017

New funding for the Northern Ontario School of Medicine could help tackle the algae problem in our region's lakes. Professor Greg Ross says one million dollars from the federal government...

Post date: December 01, 2017

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