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The Ontario government is making an abortion pill, intended to terminate an early pregnancy, free to women beginning next week.Effective next Thursday, woman wanting Mifegymiso will be to obtain it...

Post date: August 04, 2017

Continued red-ink for Resolute Forest Products.The company reports a net loss for the last three months of $74 million, compared with a net loss of $42 million in the same period last year.The...

Post date: August 04, 2017

In the Rainy River District Men's Fastball League playoffs,Dawson downed the Sabaskong Lakers 13-1.The Cub got by the Goldeneyes 7-5.Barwick outscored Stratton 9-4.In the east division, Fort...

Post date: August 04, 2017

With a long weekend upon us, the Northwestern Health Unit is out with some summer safety tips.It reminds cylists to always wear a helmet and wear a properly fitted life jacket when in a boat....

Post date: August 04, 2017

July was cooler than normal in International Falls.The National Weather Services says the average temperature reached 64 F which is about a degree below normal.Rain fall was also lower than usual.The...

Post date: August 04, 2017

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry continues to monitor the extent of support it can give British Columbia.There has been increased fire activity in northwestern Ontario.Information...

Post date: August 03, 2017

Tax time has long past, but there are still reports of some people across northwestern Ontario receiving fake phone calls from individuals claiming to be from the Canada Revenue Agency.The callers...

Post date: August 03, 2017

Plenty of offence to open the Borderland Soccer League's women's final.Jess Caul scored four times while Hailey Beaudry added three others to help La Place Rendez-Vous to a 10-8 victory over...

Post date: August 03, 2017

Lakehead University is receiving a $1 million donation for a program that mentors Indigenous high school students from Northwestern Ontario.A spokesperson for the Joyce Family Foundation says it...

Post date: August 03, 2017

A fairly busy month for building in Fort Frances in June.The town reports building permits were issued for 12 projects, valued at over $1.2 million.The biggest is for $750-thousand worth of...

Post date: August 03, 2017

They are talking farming in Minnesota today.A visit by members of a House Agriculture Committee to the annual Minnesota Farmfest in Morgan is just one of three so-called listening sessions to be held...

Post date: August 03, 2017

A Quebec MP seeking the NDP federal leadership is getting an endorsement from two former MPP's from northern Ontario.Howard Hampton, the longtime MPP for the Rainy River district, along with his...

Post date: August 02, 2017

The Nature Conservancy of Canada is warning people to be on the look out for Japanese Knotweed.The plant grows in large bamboo-like clumps and can reach heights of one to three metres.The Conservacy...

Post date: August 02, 2017

Resolute Forest Products has won an award for its environmental efforts.It's been handed a silver medal at the Best in Biz Awards in the Most Environmentally Responsible Company of the year...

Post date: August 02, 2017

The Fraser Institute says health care costs will surpass the $12-thousand mark this year for the average Canadian family.That's 70 per cent higher than it was in 1997.While health care is...

Post date: August 02, 2017

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