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2009-04-2207:18:52Lottery officials are replacing or refunding tickets consumers bought during a three-hour period on Monday because of a computer glitch.The wrong draw date was printed on 92 out of...

Post date: April 22, 2009

2009-04-2207:20:35The Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce won't be looking for its Quest for its Best at this year's Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship.Manager Dawn Booth says the popular singing...

Post date: April 22, 2009

2009-04-2207:23:52A change in the schedule for today's events at the Rainy River District Festival of the Performing Arts.Due to a scheduling conflict, this afternoon's programme at the Townsend...

Post date: April 22, 2009

2009-04-2206:53:13Natural Resources Minister Donna Cansfield says lower hydro rates is not the only answer to helping the ailing forest industry.Some critics who point to Manitoba where lower rates...

Post date: April 22, 2009

2009-04-2206:52:14Fort Frances town councillors may get a clearer understanding what the bankruptcy protection of AbitibiBowater will mean to the town.C.A.O. Mark McCaig and town treasurer Laurie...

Post date: April 22, 2009

2009-04-2206:50:31There will be more talk about the new library and technology centre today. This time, project manager Brian Avis will reiterate his thoughts about the project to members of town...

Post date: April 22, 2009

2009-04-2112:19:54The province is putting up $550 million over two years to make one-thousand Ontario schools more energy efficient.The money will be spent to retrofit buildings with new energy...

Post date: April 21, 2009

2009-04-2112:20:47Young drivers in Ontario will soon be facing new restrictions now that a government bill has passed in the provincial legislature.The new rules impose a zero blood-alcohol limit for...

Post date: April 21, 2009

2009-04-2112:21:33The rapid melt of snow in northern Minnesota has forced the Department of Natural Resources to impose burning restrictions in three counties.Effective this Friday at 8 in the...

Post date: April 21, 2009

2009-04-2112:24:20This July marks the 100th anniversary of the Ontario Provincial Police.As part of the celebrations, the OPP Museum is creating a time capsule to be opened in 50 years. Constable...

Post date: April 21, 2009

2009-04-2112:19:17Attempts by Ontario's Liberal government to ram through its budget blew up in the legislature today as the Speaker twice lost control of the house during angry opposition heckling....

Post date: April 21, 2009

2009-04-2108:10:20The ivories were tinkling yesterday at the Rainy River District Festival of the Performing Arts.The first day of competitions in the piano division took place with Alexis Sharp the...

Post date: April 21, 2009

2009-04-2108:08:42They weren't last, but they did finish the Boston Marathon.47-year-old Conne Badiuk and 46-year-old Lori Green were among 25-thousand people to take part in the world's oldest...

Post date: April 21, 2009

2009-04-2007:42:49A coalition of labour and retiree organizations are calling on the Ontario and federal governments to protect pensions in the face of the economic crisis.Canadian Auto Workers...

Post date: April 21, 2009

2009-04-2007:39:56Municipal leaders are looking for a new funding formula to help cover the costs of local infrastructure projects.Currently, federal, provincial and municipal governments each share...

Post date: April 21, 2009

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