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2009-05-2107:56:54There will be some significant repairs done to social housing units in the Rainy River district.The provincial government is providing the Rainy River District Social Services...

Post date: May 21, 2009

2009-05-2107:57:38There's a new agreement with the province aimed at improving the quality of life for First Nation communities in Grand Council Treaty 3.Aboriginal Affairs Minister Brad Duguid and...

Post date: May 21, 2009

2009-05-2107:58:36An employee with the city of Dryden faces several charges after police there found several items belonging to the city's Public Works department at the man's home.Exactly what was...

Post date: May 21, 2009

2009-05-2107:40:02A program established to train new nurses locally will likely be continued, but just not this year.In 2005, the province funded a four-year community-based pilot program which was...

Post date: May 21, 2009

2009-05-2107:48:59The forestry crisis will be the focus of a town hall meeting today hosted by Thunder Bay-Rainy River MP John Rafferty.Rafferty says the aim is to hear from people who have been...

Post date: May 21, 2009

2009-05-2009:17:26A report says letters bearing bad news will fan out across the country today and land at 264 General Motors dealerships.A Toronto television news station says the letters will...

Post date: May 20, 2009

2009-05-2009:16:44The Ministry of Natural Resources has issued yet another warning to motorists about using caution when travelling on area bush roads.A spokesperson says road conditions can change...

Post date: May 20, 2009

2009-05-2009:18:24The province's Human Rights Tribunal is emerging as a divisive issue in the leadership race of the Ontario Progressive Conservatives.Leadership hopeful Christine Elliott says a ...

Post date: May 20, 2009

2009-05-2009:19:16Liberal MP and gas price watchdog Dan McTeague says drivers can expect a jump in price at the pumps this morning.The price of oil has been rising on world markets, but McTeague says...

Post date: May 20, 2009

2009-05-2007:26:35Mayor Roy Avis says he made the best of an opportunity to speak with Ontario premier Dalton McGuinty.The Fort Frances Mayor joined his counterparts from Kenora, Dryden and Sioux...

Post date: May 20, 2009

2009-05-2007:46:29The Ministry of Northern Development has created a new entrepreneur program.The Ministry's offering up to $125,000 thousand to help residents further their business ideas.Minister...

Post date: May 20, 2009

2009-05-2007:28:59The owners of  new Boston Pizza restaurant hope to be serving the first pizza to Fort Frances area customers in mid-October.Yesterday, Dale and Elizabeth Fortes and their young...

Post date: May 20, 2009

2009-05-2007:22:30There will be a modest tax increase for homeowners in Fort Frances.After several month of discussion, town councillors finalized the budget yesterday which includes a one-point-one...

Post date: May 20, 2009

2009-05-1912:33:18Local residents will get an opportunity this week to meet the developer of the new condominium project in Fort Frances.Robert Zanetti will be hosting on open house as part efforts...

Post date: May 19, 2009

2009-05-1912:34:09Homeowners in Fort Frances may learn later today exactly how much property taxes will be rising this year.Town councillors are holding a special meeting this afternoon to go over...

Post date: May 19, 2009

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