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Several individuals face a variety of drug charges as a result of three separate investigations involving members of the new Fort Frances Community Drug Action Team.Among them the discovery of an...

Post date: October 19, 2009

A Fort Frances woman will face sentencing in December after pleading guilty to a number of drug-related charges in Superior Court last week.Carolyn Fedorak was one of several people charged by OPP in...

Post date: October 19, 2009

The Luncheon of Hope returns to Fort Frances this week.The event, hosted by the Rainy River District Breast Health Network, is designed to bring awareness to women about total breast health and the...

Post date: October 19, 2009

The federal government has shipped out the first doses of the H1N1 pandemic flu vaccine to the provinces and territories. An unnamed official with the Public Health Agency of Canada says the decision...

Post date: October 19, 2009

The federal government has shipped out the first doses of the H1N1 pandemic flu vaccine to the provinces and territories.An unnamed official with the Public Health Agency of Canada says the decision...

Post date: October 19, 2009

The Ontario Public Service Employees Union continues to fight for vacation and statutory holiday pay for students who worked with the Ontario government this past summer.OPSEU says the government...

Post date: October 19, 2009

There will be some professional development for local artists this week.Lila Cano, co-ordinator with the Thunder Bay-based Community Arts and Heritage Project visits Fort Frances to provide support...

Post date: October 19, 2009

Several area residents are taking advantage of a provincial program that helps them retrain for a second career.Ontario's Second Career program covers the cost of training for eligible laid-off...

Post date: October 19, 2009

Thunder Bay-Rainy River MP John Rafferty is disappointed in what he calls an attempt to confuse constituents in his riding by the Conservative government over his stance on the long-gun registry.A...

Post date: October 16, 2009

The town of Fort Frances has come out with a position regarding the province's plans to change how Ontario's forests are allocated.It's supporting an industry call for community-based input into...

Post date: October 16, 2009

There will be new procedures taken by the town of Fort Frances how the watering of flowers hung annually by the local downtown Business Improvement Association and Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce is...

Post date: October 16, 2009

There will be new procedures taken by the town of Fort Frances how the watering of flowers hung annually by the local downtown Business Improvement Association and Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce is...

Post date: October 16, 2009

Premier Dalton McGuinty isn't holding out much hope of additional funding for Ontario's cash-strapped Children's Aid Societies.McGuinty said the province doesn't have the cash to cover a 67-(m)...

Post date: October 16, 2009

A 15-year-old boy in Timmins has died after contracting the H1N1 virus, the first such death reported in the northern Ontario city.The area's medical officer of health says it's uncertain if he had...

Post date: October 16, 2009

A powerful message about the dangers and consequences of impaired driving was delivered to some students in the Rainy River District.Mothers Against Drunk Driving presented its film Wasted to...

Post date: October 16, 2009

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