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Organizers of Ice Box Days in International Falls are pleased with how the event went.President of the International Falls Area Chamber of Commerce Tricia Heibel says good weather helped."The...

Post date: January 25, 2018

As tax time draws near, so too does the ongoing scam connected to Canada Revenue Agency.There have been several reports of people receiving bogus emails and phone messages telling them they owe money...

Post date: January 24, 2018

The Lake of the Woods Sustainability Foundation is now accepting nominations for its awards it will present during its annual watershed forum in March.The Larry Kallemeyn Award recognizes researchers...

Post date: January 24, 2018

Youth in the region now have easier and quicker access to resources in a crisis situation.The Kenora-Rainy River Districts Youth Suicide Prevention Steering Committee has launched "Be Safe....

Post date: January 24, 2018

OPP are expressing concern with the number of fatalities on provincial highways this year.Twenty-nine people have been killed in the first three weeks of 2018.That's a 123 per cent increase over...

Post date: January 24, 2018

Ontario Provincial Police and the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs are urging snowmobilers to avoid risky behaviour on the trails.OPP say last winter was the worst since 2004 in term of the...

Post date: January 24, 2018

Fort Frances Lakers were defeated 7-1 last night by the Thief River Falls Norskies at the Ice for Kids Arena.Ian Jarvis, with his 12 of the season, had the Lakers lone goal.The Lakers next face the...

Post date: January 24, 2018

Ontario's Financial Accountability Office says the average household in the province owed nearly $154-thousand in 2016.In a commentary about household debt, the FAO lays the blame on low interest...

Post date: January 24, 2018

Fort Frances and other communities in the Rainy River district will get a share of provincial funding aimed at sprucing up their main streets.A total of $26-million is being doled out to...

Post date: January 24, 2018

The expansion of Resolute Forest Products may not be far down the road.Resolute and FPInnovations Forest Products are involved in a $21-million pilot project to turn wood products into bio-chemicals...

Post date: January 23, 2018

A new company is joining in the search for minerals in northwestern Ontario.B.C.based Falcon Gold says it's acquired the rights to six mining claims straddling the unincorporated townships of...

Post date: January 23, 2018

A Minnesota man has been fined for trying to bring live bait into Ontario.Duane Hanson of Spicer plead guilty to the charge in court recently and fined $1,500. The charge stems from an incident...

Post date: January 23, 2018

An opportunity to learn more about what Seven Generations Education Institute has to offer.An open house will take place tonight at the Nanicost Building from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.Post Secondary...

Post date: January 23, 2018

A make-up date has been announced for a cancelled SIJHL game between the Fort Frances Lakers and English River Miners back in December.The game will now be played March 7 at the Ice for Kids Arena....

Post date: January 23, 2018

Riverside Health Care says it's seeing a growing number of patients through its facilities in Fort Frances, Emo and Rainy River.As of Friday, they were 146 per cent over capacity and not enough...

Post date: January 23, 2018

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