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Buckle Up.OPP are conducting their annual Fall Seat Belt Enforcement campaign for the next week.Sergeant Shelley Garr says despite all of the warnings and a provincial law being in place for decades...

Post date: September 29, 2017

A man from the town of Rainy River is facing a charge of stunt driving.OPP say the 24-year-old in a vehicle that was clocked doing 143 kilometres an hour in a 90 km/h zone in the Marathon area...

Post date: September 29, 2017

Thunder Bay City councillors may have another shot at voting for a motion calling for northwestern Ontario Senator Lynn Beyak to resign because of her comments on Indigenous people.The motion was...

Post date: September 29, 2017

Opposition is mounting in Minnesota over Enbridge Energy's plans for a pipeline through the state.Dallon White, who grew up on the White Earth reservation and helped found a resistance camp on...

Post date: September 29, 2017

OPP are warning about a scam taking place in parts of the province.It's an email advertising heavy equipment at reduced prices in the United States.Police say it actually lifts information from...

Post date: September 28, 2017

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry will soon have a new canine unit based out of Fort Frances for investigation purposes.Conservation Officer Nick Lees is currently completing training...

Post date: September 28, 2017

WestJet has announced the name for its new ultra-low-cost airline.Swoop will take to the air early next year.The company announced plans for a no-frills service early this year.Exact routes have not...

Post date: September 28, 2017

Voyageurs National Park will begin the process of removing hazard markers and buoys from waters within the park's boundary this Sunday.Boaters are urged to use extreme caution.Meantime, the park...

Post date: September 28, 2017

Another rail shipment of fake toys has been seized at the border in Rainer.More than 3-thousand pirated copies of Mattel's CEO Barbie, valued at over $85-thousand, were discovered by U.S. Customs...

Post date: September 28, 2017

Fort Frances Muskies fall court teams are back in action later today.The girls basketball and boys volleyball teams are hosting Kenora's Beaver Brae Broncos.Games start at noon at the High School...

Post date: September 28, 2017

A well-known Elvis tribute artist will take to stage in downtown Fort Frances in the latest show in the Rainy Lake 150 Concert Series.Thunder Bay's Daylin James will be playing two sets on Scott...

Post date: September 28, 2017

Wolves are on the rise in Minnesota.The state's Department of Natural Resources says its survey this past winter found a 25 per cent increase over the year before.The DNR estimates over 28-...

Post date: September 27, 2017

The forest fire season in northwestern Ontario is winding down.Just seven fires remain active and only one new start was reported over the past three days.That being in the Thunder Bay district where...

Post date: September 27, 2017

A poll released by the Ontario Energy Association is giving the Progressive Conservatives the nod if the provincial election was held today.40 per of those who participated indicated they would vote...

Post date: September 27, 2017

Progressive Conservatives are taking a different approach to a Liberal MPP's comments about northern Ontario as being a No Man's Land.They want Lou Rinaldi to tour the region.Leader Patrick...

Post date: September 27, 2017

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