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Fort Frances town council is going to take a closer look at its by-law that allows businesses or organizations to request and pay an annual fee for a parking spot in the downtown area.This after two...

Post date: November 28, 2017

The town of Fort Frances will go ahead with the construction of a barrier free washroom at the Fort Frances Museum.The cost will be almost $52-thousand.It was proposed the washroom be made available...

Post date: November 28, 2017

A long-time volunteer has been selected citizen of the year by the town of Fort Frances.93-year-old Evelyn Metke remains active with a number of organizations including the Knox United Church,...

Post date: November 28, 2017

The Wynne government has announced funding for 180 energy efficient projects at close to 100 hospitals across the province.Environment and Climate Change Minister Chris Ballard insists there will be...

Post date: November 28, 2017

Metis across the Rainy River district are going to the polls today.Sunset Country Metis are holding an election for a women's representative to the local council.Sarah Marusyk and Judy Klyne are...

Post date: November 28, 2017

A Kenora lawyer has filed a seven million dollars lawsuit against the Law Society Of Upper Canada.Doug Keshen launched the lawsuit for malicious prosecution.It stems from the Law Society's...

Post date: November 28, 2017

This is Giving Tuesday.Local residents are asked to put aside some money to support a charity or volunteer your time with a community organization.Executive Director of the GIV3 Foundation Woodrow...

Post date: November 28, 2017

Voyageurs National park has closed access to Rudder Bay on Kabetogama Lake because of a large floating cattail bog.Park staff moved the bog to the bay and secured it using a silt barrier across the...

Post date: November 28, 2017

Fort Frances Muskies junior boys basketball team ended a weekend exhibition tournament in Dryden going undefeated.Two of the closest games were against Kenora's Beaver Brae Broncos, winning 61-44...

Post date: November 28, 2017

It's shaping up to be an active year for Ontario Provincial Police in Fort Frances.As of the end of October, police have laid over 16-hundred charges, almost four hundred more than laid in all of...

Post date: November 28, 2017

It was Inspector Steve Shouldice's last day Friday as Detachment Commander for the Rainy River District detachment.Members of the Fort Frances Police Services Board recognized his almost 20-year...

Post date: November 28, 2017

The Northwest Catholic District School Board and the Kenora Catholic District School Board are seeing how technology can help students learn.A collaborative project titled 'The Impact of Learning...

Post date: November 28, 2017

PC Leader Patrick Brown is out with his platform aimed at helping win next June's provincial election.Brown says it's focused on five key areas, all intended to make life for Ontarians more...

Post date: November 27, 2017

A new report finds almost half a million Ontarians needed the assistance of a food bank last year.One third of them were children.The Ontario Association of Food Banks' report also reveals 90 per...

Post date: November 27, 2017

Shopping online continues to show strong growth year-over-year.That according to Moneris, Canada's leading payment transaction processor, as shoppers take part in what's become known as Cyber...

Post date: November 27, 2017

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