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A Kenora correctional officer is the latest person to seek the NDP nomination in the Kenora-Rainy River Riding.Glen Archer says his nomination papers have been accepted by the party executive.He says...

Post date: April 05, 2018

OPP are releasing details of a couple of drug busts that occurred in the Rainy River district last month.In one case, four people were arrested after unspecified quantities of fentanyl, heroin,...

Post date: April 05, 2018

A count of the homeless is underway across the Rainy River district.The Rainy River District Social Services Administration Board is working with some 40 agencies in trying to pinpoint the exact...

Post date: April 05, 2018

There's another way to fly out in and out of Fort Frances.Thunder Bay-based Air Bravo is now providing air passenger service connecting to Thunder Bay and Winnipeg.Company Rep.  Phil...

Post date: April 05, 2018

Two Fort Frances High School students are raising awareness about the need for clean drinking water in the world's under developed countries and funds to make that happen.Lillie MacKinnon and...

Post date: April 04, 2018

Brandon Postuma has been acclaimed as the PC candidate for the riding of Thunder Bay-Atikokan in the upcoming provincial election.The acclamation came after another nominee Moe Comuzzi decided to...

Post date: April 04, 2018

It appears the federal Liberals have gained back some of the ground lost in January.The latest poll from Nanos Research shows the Liberals with over 39 per cent support while the Conservatives have...

Post date: April 04, 2018

Fort Frances Lakers in a deep hole in their best of the seven semi-final series with the Dryden GM ICe Dogs.Lakers lost last night 7-2 and are now down 3-oh in the series.Adam Withers and Ian...

Post date: April 04, 2018

A little help from college students for the people of Puerto Rico.Rainy River Community College says $595 was raised to assist island residents impacted by last summer's hurricanes.The money was...

Post date: April 04, 2018

No concerns about teachers not getting their pensions when they retire.The Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan says the plan is fully funded for a fifth straight year with assets now over the $189-...

Post date: April 04, 2018

Some new numbers regarding the make-up of northwestern Ontario.Statistics Canada estimates over 239-thousand people called the region home in 2017, a 1.6-per cent increase over the year before.That...

Post date: April 04, 2018

The issue of rebates for sewer and water services before International Falls city council this week.Council narrowly voted down two requests to lower residents sewer bills while passing another on...

Post date: April 04, 2018

Fort Frances council is that much closer to wrapping up the 2018 budget.They are now looking at presenting the final numbers to the public on April 23.Treasurer Laurie Lindberg says there's a few...

Post date: April 03, 2018

 A chance for residents in the Ranier area to offer some input into a road project.The Minnesota Department of Transportation is planning to replace a bridge on Highway 11 that crosses over the...

Post date: April 03, 2018

It appears many people in the Rainy River district are taking advantage of free access to naloxone.The provincial government made the drug used to help overcome an opioid overdose more readily...

Post date: April 03, 2018

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