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Fort Frances town council is reluctantly allowing administration to get quotes on the first phase of a proposed subdivision on Erin Crescent.The project was initially turned down by council last year...

Post date: February 07, 2018

The town of Fort Frances has a new Human Resources Coordinator.Jordan Forbes takes over the Aaron Petrin who left to pursue a local business interest.Forbes has worked primarily in the field of...

Post date: February 06, 2018

More grocery stores in Ontario will be selling beer and cider in the near future.The province will allow 87 stores to start selling this April.Nine of them are in northern Ontario, but the only new...

Post date: February 06, 2018

A good year for the owners of the oriented strandboard mill in Barwick.Norbord says adjusted earnings for 2017 reached $672-million, a 75 per cent increase over 2016.Most of that was generated by the...

Post date: February 06, 2018

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will hold a series of public sessions to gather feedback on a planned off-road vehicle trail through parts of northern Minnesota.The proposed Border to...

Post date: February 06, 2018

The PC Candidate for the Kenora-Rainy River is feeling confident of his provincial election campaign.Greg Rickford held events both in Kenora and Fort Frances last week to kick off his campaign....

Post date: February 06, 2018

An area minor hockey player is off to the Little NHL tournament in March.Dakoda Wilson will join with other First Nation youth from across the province.The 8-year-old is goaltender with the Armstrong...

Post date: February 06, 2018

The province's chief coroner is going to be investigating Ontario First Nation fire deaths over the last 10 years.Dr. Dirk Huyer tells us he will be convening what he calls a "Coroner's...

Post date: February 06, 2018

Central bargaining between the Ontario Nurses Association and the Ontario Hospital Association are at a stale mate.They broke down over the weekend after 13 straight days of talks, including three...

Post date: February 06, 2018

The Northwestern Health Unit says it will not be lobbying against the legalization of marijuana.Medical Officer of Health Dr. Kit Young Hoon says as far as they are concerned there needs to be lots...

Post date: February 06, 2018

A program that's helping area students gain easier access to local libraries and materials on-line has been recognized.The Rainy River District Library Cooperative has won the Minister’s...

Post date: February 06, 2018

Rainy River Community College has added to its staff.Five new teachers are now on part of the college faculty.They are Andrea Luella Gohl (Art), Andrew Berry (Philosophy), Britta Lofgren (Phlebotomy...

Post date: February 05, 2018

Fort Frances Muskies boys hockey team ended up second at the Piper Classic in Winnipeg, losing 2-1 to Sturgeon Heights in the final game.Eric Pitkanen, Jon Busch, and Byron Stewart were selected...

Post date: February 05, 2018

In Pikangikum First Nation, a two-month-old boy has died. OPP say they were called to help Pikangikum Police on January 31st when Neil Neegan Andi Keeper was pronounced dead at the community...

Post date: February 04, 2018

A recalled nursery heater could start fires or cause burns. Vornado is recalling its Cribside Sensor Nursery Heater after five reports from the US of the product catching fire almost immediately...

Post date: February 03, 2018

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