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Construction season is well underway in Fort Frances.Work on several projects has now started.Operations and Facilities Manager Travis Rob says that include the work at the Rainy Lake Square.About 30...

Post date: June 14, 2017

A man wanted by Police in Calgary has been arrested in Ignace.Calgary Police say 28-year-old William Kincade-Miller was picked up this morning around 4:15am.Ignace OPP say they were called to...

Post date: June 14, 2017

The Canadian Medical Association Journal says Canadians pay more for prescription drugs than people in other countries with universal health care.The study reveals the average per  capita ...

Post date: June 14, 2017

Local residents are being asked to keep a close eye on outdoor fires over the next couple of days.The Ministry of Natural Resources says the forest fire hazard will be pushed to high and extreme...

Post date: June 14, 2017

John Rafferty has been officially declared the NDP candidate in the next provincial election in the riding of Thunder Bay-Atikokan.The former MP for Thunder Bay-Rainy River says he was comfortable...

Post date: June 14, 2017

There are signs the Canadian Coast Guard base in Kenora will stay open a little longer than had been announced.Federal officials held a teleconference with some users of Lake of the Woods recently....

Post date: June 14, 2017

A season of celebration at Confederation College's Rainy River District Campus in Fort Frances.A total of 47 students received diplomas or certificates during convacation ceremonies held Monday...

Post date: June 14, 2017

A new Memorandum of Understanding between the federal government and the Assembly of First Nations.It's aimed at guiding discussions on shared priorities.National Chief Perry Bellegarde calls it...

Post date: June 14, 2017

The flower baskets are now up.Fifty hanging baskets of red and white petunias now adore a section of Central Avenue and Kings Highway in Fort Frances.The baskets were purchased by donor who took part...

Post date: June 14, 2017

The Mud Dogs have pulled back into second place in the Rainy River District Women's Fastball League following a 17-11 win over Manitou.Summer Leonard knocked one out of the park in a losing cause...

Post date: June 14, 2017

About 700 people across parts of the Rainy River district remain without power this morning after strong winds passed through the area yesterday afternoon.Wind gusts of up to 80 kilometres an hour...

Post date: June 14, 2017

At least six people are confirmed dead , and 64 others are injured in a massive fire in a high rise in London, England.  20 of those people are in critical condition.Metropolitan Police say the...

Post date: June 14, 2017

Canadian Forestry Workers are in Washington to lobby U.S. politicians for a fair, negotiated, softwood lumber agreement.The delegation is headed by the United Steelworkers Union and plans to meet...

Post date: June 13, 2017

OPP are seeking information related to an attempted robbery in Fort Frances Saturday.It happened on the 400 Block of Scott Street just before 9 a.m.Police say a man suffered minor injuries and was...

Post date: June 13, 2017

Canada's Chief Justice is retiring effective December 15th of this year.The Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin was appointed to the Supreme Court in 1989, and elevated to Chief Justice 11 years...

Post date: June 12, 2017

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