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The second round of NorWOSSA soccer goes today in Kenora.The Fort Frances Muskies boys team won both their opening games last week.The girls squad enters play with a tie and a loss after last week...

Post date: May 11, 2017

More than a half a million tonnes of household pharmaceuticals have been disposed off safely.The Health Product Stewardship Association says this includes 273 tonnes of expired or unused medications...

Post date: May 11, 2017

A new campaign in Minnesota to help women better understand the best fish to eat while pregnant.The Minnesota Department of Health, along with other partner agencies, have created a new website and...

Post date: May 11, 2017

The Fort Frances Fire and Rescue Service wants to see your emergency kit.It's asking people to take a photo of youself and your kit and post it on line as part of Emergency Preparedness Week.Fire...

Post date: May 11, 2017

Ontario's Education Ministry says graduation rates for the Rainy River District School Board remain below the provincial average.Figure released suggest 75 per cent of students who attending...

Post date: May 11, 2017

The Ontario government is making one final sale of Hydro One shares.It expected to raise $2.8 billion in this latest public offering.The province says it's money, as in past sales, that will be...

Post date: May 11, 2017

A Rainy River district lawyer wants to be the Progressive Conservative candidate in Kenora-Rainy River in the next provincial election.Douglas Judson of Emo says he's running to give the riding a...

Post date: May 11, 2017

Another modest tax increase for the municipality of Sioux Narrows-Nestor Falls.Town council there have approved a two per cent increase in the mill rate.Mayor Jerry O'Leary say a drop in property...

Post date: May 11, 2017

The mayor of Fort Frances is addressing public concerns about the future of Resolute Forest Products idled mill.Speaking at town council Monday night, Roy Avis says he too wish he had a firm concrete...

Post date: May 11, 2017

Another successful fundraiser for Riverside Foundation for Health Care.Sunday's spring luncheon helped raise more than $10-thousand.The money is going toward the purchase of a Moleculite which is...

Post date: May 11, 2017

Northwestern Ontario students are skipping their classes.Our region's absenteeism rate is 21.6%, meaning students are missing 10% of the days they are expected in the classroom.According to data...

Post date: May 11, 2017

There's some hurt feelings between Ontario's political parties.  The separtist Northern Ontario Party is miffed the established Liberals, Conservatives and Democrats are having a...

Post date: May 10, 2017

Ontario's PC party will make another attempt at having legislation around bus cameras included in the Highway Traffic Act.The Tories want to make it legal in the courts the video capturing...

Post date: May 09, 2017

The owners of the marijuana medical clinic in Fort Frances say a suspect connected to last week's vandalism has been taken into custody by the OPP.A brick was thrown through a window at the Rainy...

Post date: May 09, 2017

Two grade 11 students at Fort Frances High School are preparing for trips to South America.Emma Cole and Lillie MacKinnon are the lastest students from Fort Frances High School who will take part in...

Post date: May 09, 2017

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