The Newsroom

Find what you are looking for in the news.

Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce is again looking for talent for this year's Quest for the Best.It takes place July 21 as part of the Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship.Executive Director...

Post date: June 19, 2017

Fort Frances racer Steve Arpin failed to capitalize on his success Saturday, finishing last in the feature race at the Global Rallycross Championship in Ottawa yesterday.Arpin lasted just a lap....

Post date: June 19, 2017

Public feedback is now being taken on proposed changes to the provincial bait fish management plan.The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is looking to create new bait fish management zones...

Post date: June 19, 2017

A change of heart for the federal government regarding the future of inland Coast Guard bases.The Minister of Fisheries and Oceans says there is no intent to close bases, including one based in...

Post date: June 19, 2017

Two residents of Couchiching First Nation are facing drug charges.OPP, along with Treaty Three Police, discovered a quantity of crystal methamphetamine and stolen property after executing a search...

Post date: June 19, 2017

Final numbers for our weather are now in.Environment Canada's Rob Kuhn says for the most part is was an average month.Kuhn says we did see a few pronounced swings in the temperatures during the...

Post date: June 19, 2017

There will be at least one elementary school in Fort Frances with a new principal in the fall.Peg Keefer, who had been working out of the Rainy River District Board Office for the past year, will...

Post date: June 19, 2017

The next steps are being taken help to preserve one of Minnesota's last one room school houses.Restoration work of the Williams School near Clementson, west of International Falls, is continuing....

Post date: June 19, 2017

An area First Nation community is getting some federal help with its pow-wow grounds.A $50-thousand FedNor grant will allow Big Island First Nation, near Morson, to renovate the grounds first...

Post date: June 19, 2017

Hydro One is planning a power outage for parts of the Rainy River District later this week.The Sunday, June 25 outage will impact about 540 customers to the west of Fort Frances within the townships...

Post date: June 19, 2017

A Coronerr's Jury is presenting 21 recommendations to the inquest looking into the death of Grassy Narrows First Nation resident Gloria Assin.She died in September 2012 after the OPP cruiser she...

Post date: June 19, 2017

A recall of Robin Hood flour has been expanded again.The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says additional batches of Robin Hood brand Baker's Hood All Purpose Flour have been recalled due to...

Post date: June 16, 2017

Downtown Fort Frances is about to look a little more patriotic.Maple Leafs will be painted along the sidewalk in the 200 block of Scott Street.Natalie Donaldson came up with the idea on behalf of the...

Post date: June 16, 2017

In the Rainy River District Men's Fastball League, Morgan Desserre hit a home run as Dawson blanked the Northwest Bay Chieftains 13-0.Stratton doubled up the Juniors 14-7.Jackson Arpin and Andy...

Post date: June 16, 2017

Two men from Michigan have been fined $1,500 following a duck hunt on Lake of the Woods.Thomas Olsen and Christopher Rigoni were convicted for shooting more than their daily bag limit of ducks.Court...

Post date: June 16, 2017

Pages