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Provincial Police want your help locating a missing woman in the Ignace area. They say 48-year-old Robin Beauclair was last spotted just before 7:00 Friday morning in the Township of Ignace, and...

Post date: October 14, 2017

A 22-year-old man is in custody following an incident Wednesday night that started with a report of a stolen vehicle in Fort Frances.When OPP officers spotted it, the driver sped away.A short pursuit...

Post date: October 13, 2017

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine is tooting it's horn.It says since 2011, more than 160 family physicians who were educated at the School are now practicing medicine in the region....

Post date: October 13, 2017

Deb Matthews and Liz Sandals not seeking re-election are huge losses for Premier Kathleen Wynne, according to a Lakehead University political science professor.However, Laure Paquette says Kathleen...

Post date: October 13, 2017

A focus on seniors the Fort Frances Fire and Rescue Service as it continues to promote Fire Prevention Week.Captain Wayne Riches spoke recently at the Seniors Fair held last week.He says kitchen...

Post date: October 13, 2017

Tickets are still available for next week's Legends All-Stars game in Fort Frances.Hockey Hall of Famer Marcel Dionne will be coaching that Legends team.He played 18 seasons in the NHL for the...

Post date: October 13, 2017

The leader of the Progressive Conservative Party in Ontario is trying to paint himself as the champion of small business.Patrick Brown made yet another visit to the region this week, meeting with...

Post date: October 13, 2017

A request for the town of Fort Frances to take over maintanance of a private lane is heading back for more discussion at the council committee level.The Fort Frances Branch 29 Legion wrote the town...

Post date: October 13, 2017

Faculty at Ontario's colleges, including those at Confederation College, could be on strike next week.The Ontario Public Service Employees Union has set next Monday as a strike deadline.Chair of...

Post date: October 13, 2017

Federal and provincial funding is being approved for First Nations across northwestern Ontario for water and waste water projects.A total of 8.8 million dollars will be shared among 116 communities...

Post date: October 13, 2017

A Justice of the Peace in Kenora has come under fire for comments made during a recent bail hearing.According to court transcript, Justice Robert McNally said during the proceedings "Sometimes I...

Post date: October 13, 2017

Fort Frances Lakers dropped a 4-3 decision in overtime in Thunder Bay.Cameron Birkeland, Carter Chorney and Ian Tookenay scored the goals for the Lakers.Former Laker netminder Brandon Bodnar stopped...

Post date: October 13, 2017

The Ontario government is again looking for your input into the next provincial budget.For the fourth straight year, it's set up a website to solicit ideas.This year, the government will provide...

Post date: October 13, 2017

The OPP in the Northwest are celebrating themselves and regular folks.    Top brass were in town Thursday to pay tribute to officers and pedestrians who helped save the lives of others...

Post date: October 12, 2017

Thunder Bay's Tom Jones Corporation is being honoured for it's health and safety record.The Infrastructure Health and Safety Association in Toronto selected them as the winner of the...

Post date: October 12, 2017

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