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The town of Fort Frances is making its voice heard in Toronto.A delegation of council has meetings with four different provincial cabinet ministers over the next two days as part of the Rural Ontario...

Post date: January 22, 2018

There's more support from the province for the region's food industry.Northern Development and Mines Minister Michael Gravelle has announced the Northern Ontario Agri-Food Strategy, noting we...

Post date: January 22, 2018

The leader of the Ontario Progressive Conservatives will visit Fort Frances next week.Patrick Brown will hold a meet and greet at the Flint House next Tuesday evening from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.Kenora-...

Post date: January 22, 2018

Those natural gas bills are going back up.The Ontario Energy Board has approved an increase in rates charged by Union Gas for distribution, transportation and storage.It's an average of $11 a...

Post date: January 22, 2018

No shortage of support for the Minnesota Vikings in International Falls.A couple of dozen people gathered at Smokey Bear Park to take part in the SKOL Challenge in advance of yesterday's NFC...

Post date: January 22, 2018

Matthew Schmidt of St. Paul Minnesota was the overall winner of the Freeze Yer Gizzard Blizzard 10K run in International Falls Saturday.He finished in a time of 40:55.Schmidt was also second to...

Post date: January 22, 2018

After nine days of deliberations, a jury returned a unanimous verdict of not guilty acquitting three former Montreal, Maine and Atlantic Railway for role in the fatal explosion in Lac-Mégantic five...

Post date: January 20, 2018

Prime Minister Trudeau is heading to America next month.Trudeau's visit runs February 7th to 10th and includes stops in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Chicago.While in LA, Trudeau will speak at...

Post date: January 19, 2018

Canadian travellers in and around the popular Jamaican tourist destination of Montego Bay are being urged to exercise a high degree of caution after the local government declared a state of emergency...

Post date: January 19, 2018

There appears to be common ground between Dryden City Council and Eagle Lake First Nation to sit down in a bid to strengthen relations.Chief Arnold Gardner has sent an open letter to Mayor Greg...

Post date: January 18, 2018

Labour groups are gathering in Ottawa to discuss the increasing rate of violence in the health care sector.Representatives from seventeen unions who represent nurses and other health care workers are...

Post date: January 18, 2018

A Thunder Bay man has plead guilty to two counts of fraud against the Kashechewan First Nation and Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada.Joe Crupi will served three years in jail.He's also been...

Post date: January 18, 2018

Hailey Beaudry of Fort Frances and her Thunder Bay rink lost 7-4 to Quebec at the Canadian Junior Women's Curling Championship in Shawinigan, Quebec.That leaves her rink with a 3-4 record in the...

Post date: January 18, 2018

An expansion for the Rainy River Cannabis Collective.One year after opening a medical marijuana clinic in Fort Frances, the owners have now set up in Thunder Bay.Co-owner Angela Olson says expansion...

Post date: January 18, 2018

A group of high school students at Fort Frances High are pushing for a recycling program at the school.They say with vending machines around a lot of plastic especially is ending up in trash cans...

Post date: January 18, 2018

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