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Minnesota's Department of Natural resources is putting a number of mineral leases in northern Minnesota up for grabs.About 110 of those leases are located within Koochiching County.Many of the...

Post date: May 15, 2017

Camping season is starting to slowly ramp up which has prompted a reminder from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry.The public is reminded that it's illegal to leave vehicles, campers...

Post date: May 15, 2017

Fort Frances Muskies soccer teams are in tournament play this morning in Kenora.They're taking part in the Broncos Challenge Cup.The girls first game is 11 a.m. against River East Collegiate out...

Post date: May 15, 2017

The more than 1,400 pilots at WestJet voted in favour of joining a union this past week.62% voted to join Air Line Pilots Association International, the world's largest pilot union representing...

Post date: May 13, 2017

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has issued a national recall for Buttermilk and Apple Cinnamon flavoured President's Choice Blue Menu Protein Pancake Mix.Loblaw Companies Limited have...

Post date: May 13, 2017

Patients transfers to Winnipeg will now be much easier.Ornge Air Ambulance has struck a deal that allows it to use the heli-pad at the Winnipeg Health Sciences Centre.Manager of ORNGE's Kenora...

Post date: May 12, 2017

Area residents are being encouraged help victims of the flooding in eastern Canada.The Canadian Red Cross has established a relief fund.Donations can be made by calling the branch office in Dryden or...

Post date: May 12, 2017

Some big names in the energy industry now playing a role in a proposed Renewable Energy Clean Air Project for International Falls.The developer, Coronal, is wrapping up engineering of the plant to...

Post date: May 12, 2017

Fort Frances High School is preparing to role out a new hockey academy.It will first be offered to grade 7 and 8 students who will attend classes there this fall.Principal Bill Daley says it's...

Post date: May 12, 2017

Construction of the Rainy Lake Square expected to begin later this month.Council this week agreed to offer the tender to RLM Contracting out of Thunder Bay.Operations and Facilities Manager Travis...

Post date: May 12, 2017

Fort Frances Muskies boys soccer team has clinched first place in NorWOSSA after another two wins yesterday in Kenora.The Muskies edged the host Beaver Brae Broncos 2-1 before scoring another 2-1...

Post date: May 12, 2017

Voyageurs National Park is again closing some of its camping sites because of bald eagle nesting sites.The closure impacts five of the park's 291 day use, camping, and houseboat sites.Three are...

Post date: May 12, 2017

A $5.9 billion transportation bill has finally passed by the House.It includes a $3-million commitment to the terminal expansion at the International Falls airport.The bill now goes to the Senate for...

Post date: May 12, 2017

The future of one of northwestern Ontario's last remaining municipal police services is coming up for debate.Dryden's city council has asked staff to bring forward a report on having the OPP...

Post date: May 12, 2017

More places to purchase beer, but not in the Rainy River District.Two more stores in Thunder Bay, Metro's north side location and the Walmart Store in the Intercity area are among 76 receiving...

Post date: May 11, 2017

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