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Homelessness is being seen as big a problem in northern and rural communities as large urban areas.That's one of the findings of a new report published by the Rural Ontario Institute.One of the...

Post date: June 23, 2017

If your planning a trip to southern Ontario, or even Thunder Bay, this summer, the province is giving you a chance to save some money when visiting some of the attractions.Fun Passes give elementary...

Post date: June 23, 2017

Another impaired driving charge laid by OPP officers in the Rainy River district.A 30-year-old woman from Rainy River was charged following a single vehicle accident on Barwick Road in Chapple...

Post date: June 23, 2017

Koochiching County is getting older.Data released by the U.S. Census Bureau shows the median age in the County has increased 3 years since 2010 to 49.4.23 per cent of the population is 65 and older,...

Post date: June 23, 2017

In the Rainy River District Men's Fastball League, Dawson defeated the Northwest Bay Juniors 16-7.Stratton dumped Couchiching 20 to 9.Fort Frances Braves blanked the Sabaskong Lakers 17-0.Travis...

Post date: June 23, 2017

The Education Director with the Northwest Catholic District School Board is looking back fondly at the end of the school year.Rick Boisvert says the greatest accomplishment for him is the success of...

Post date: June 23, 2017

Grand Council Treaty Three flag is now flying year round in Kenora.The flag was raised during a ceremony at city hall yesterday.Grand Chief Francis Kavanaugh says this move was a symbol for him....

Post date: June 22, 2017

Tbaytel cellular phone customers in the Rainy River district could experience some disruptions today.Crews are doing scheduled network maintenance to the cell site in Emo.They starting today and are...

Post date: June 22, 2017

The Rainy River District School Board is expected to soon begin the next steps toward an expansion of Rainy River High School into a K-12 school.The board recently received provincial funding to...

Post date: June 22, 2017

The Rainy River District School Board will spend more than $54-million over the next school year.It's budget for the 2017-28 school years is three per cent more than what it was for this school...

Post date: June 22, 2017

A Thunder Bay man is facing charges from OPP in Fort Frances.Police say the 34-year-old failed a roadside test after a vehicle was stopped on Colonization Road East shortly after 2 a.m. Wednesday...

Post date: June 22, 2017

The Liquor Control Board of Ontario is extending the hours at some of its stores in advance of a potential labour dispute.Beginning today, some stores will open as early as 9 a.m. and close as late...

Post date: June 22, 2017

The Rainy River District School Board has named its winners of a Canada Day Math Contest.The contest challenged students to create a math problem featuring a Canadian theme with the answer to be 150....

Post date: June 22, 2017

It's is graduation day for students at Fort Frances High School.Ceremonies take place at the Memorial Sports Centre, beginning at 7:30 p.m. tonight, followed by Chem Free Grad at 10:30 p.m....

Post date: June 22, 2017

Students still looking for work this summer can get a helping hand at Northern Community Development Services, or NCDS.A new Youth Job Connection Summer Program launches next week.Marketing...

Post date: June 21, 2017

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