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A Fort Frances High School student has the ear of the province's education minister.Angeline Redford has been selected to the Minister's Student Advisory Council.She's one of 60 students...

Post date: May 09, 2017

A five-member panel has been named to look at the expansion of provincial ridings in northern Ontario.The Far North Electoral Boundaries Commission will review the ridings of Kenora-Rainy River and...

Post date: May 09, 2017

The Rainy River District Women's Fastball League kicking off play last night.The defending champion Fort Frances Her-ricanes started off on the right foot, outscoring Red Gut 21-16 with Laureen...

Post date: May 09, 2017

Voyageurs National Park has now reverted to summer hours at its visitor centre at Rainy Lake.It's now open four days a week, switching to seven on May 29.Summer hours at its Kabetogama Lake...

Post date: May 08, 2017

It was a robust year 2016 for Tbaytel.The company is out with its annual report to the community.Spokesperson Katie Crowe says they continue to see significant growth.Tbaytel is currently working on...

Post date: May 08, 2017

It will likely be business as usual at Liquor Control Board of Ontario outlets at least through the May long weekend.The union representing workers says there are no plans for any job action leading...

Post date: May 08, 2017

A good news, bad news prediction for the summer.Accuweather says it's going to be warmer than normal for northwestern Ontario and Manitoba.At the same time, it's predicting drought-like...

Post date: May 08, 2017

Hydro One says it was pole fire that left some of its customers in the west end of the district in the dark Thursday night.It happened just before 7 p.m.Nearly 16-hundred people living between Rainy...

Post date: May 08, 2017

Play is underway at the all-Ontario high school badmindton championships in Pain Court, Ontario.Aaron Bujold of Fort Frances is in B-side of boys singles after splitting his first two games in the A-...

Post date: May 08, 2017

A strong show of support for McHappy Day at McDonald's in Fort Frances.A total of $2,455 was raised.The money goes to Ronald McDonald House Charities Canada.

Post date: May 08, 2017

No more flower baskets are available for Project Petunia.It's the beautification campaign in Fort Frances that will see them hang along sections of Kings Highway and Central Avenue this summer....

Post date: May 08, 2017

A closer look at the housing market in the Rainy River district.Statistics from the 2016 Census show over 34-hundred homes in Fort Frances.That accounts for 41 per cent of all homes in the district....

Post date: May 08, 2017

A proposed change to the measure of water levels for Rainy and Namakan Lakes.A study board is putting forward an adaptive approach in a draft report presented to the International Joint Commission....

Post date: May 08, 2017

A Fort Frances business man wants to know what's going on with the former Resolute Forest Products mill.Ken Hawrylak writes in an on-line blog that since the mill was shuttered,  there's...

Post date: May 08, 2017

A double feature win for Tylar Wilson to start the Borderland Racing season.Wilson won the feature races Friday and Saturday to take the early points lead in the Street Stock division.Jamie Davis was...

Post date: May 08, 2017

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