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Another award to tell you about from the recent all-Ontario high school curling championships held at the Fort Frances Curling Club.As part of the "Paint Our House Black and Gold Contest,...

Post date: April 02, 2018

A group that promotes and preserves the legacy of conservationist Ernest Oberholtzer is being rewarded.The Ernest C. Oberholtzer Foundation is receiving $10-thousand dollars from the Minnesota...

Post date: April 02, 2018

There are a few more elk roaming northwestern Minnesota.The state's Natural Resources department estimates 97 in its annual survey.That's up from 79 determined last year and the 83 in 2016....

Post date: April 02, 2018

A long time union official from Thunder Bay is the NDP candidate for Thunder Bay-Atikokan.Judith Monteith-Farrell says it's a good time for the NDP to have their message heard in our area,...

Post date: April 02, 2018

Day care still an issue in Koochiching County.The County's board of commissioners re-licensed two private in-home day cares at their meeting last week while accepting to close another which hadn...

Post date: April 02, 2018

The Wynne government intends to make child care for parents of preschool children free.It won't be in place until September of 2020 for children 2 1/2 years old until they're ready to go to...

Post date: April 02, 2018

Three of Canada's largest unions are joining together in contact talks with Ontario's hospitals.This is the first time the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions of the Canadian Union of Public...

Post date: April 02, 2018

Some USB chargers are being recalled because they could cause a fire or electric shock. Health Canada is out with a list of 26 uncertified chargers found in stores across the country meant for...

Post date: April 02, 2018

A Minnesota judge has been appointed to a national task force to look at the impact of opioid addictions on the U.S. justice system.Duluth Judge Shaun Floerke will be among members of the judicial...

Post date: April 02, 2018

Three Minnesota fishing guides have been handed citations for failing to report to customs.This after seven people were detained by US Border Patrol Agents last weekend.The Border Patrol says five...

Post date: April 02, 2018

Fort Frances Lakers find themselves down two-games to none in their best of seven semi-final series with the Dryden GM Ice Dogs.The Dogs won 7-2 Friday and 5-2 Saturday in Dryden.Game 3 will be...

Post date: April 02, 2018

A program that was launched at the Orillia Lakehead University campus in 2015 is now coming to Thunder Bay.The Master Naturalist Program is going to be held this July for seven days.It aims to...

Post date: April 01, 2018

Kenora OPP are investigating the deaths of two people.Yesterday, OPP responded to a report of a sudden death at a residence on Hawk Lake Road in Kenora.Police confirm t a 62-year-old female and a 57-...

Post date: April 01, 2018

A Sioux Lookout woman reported missing since has been located. OPP say 21-year-old Kaitlyn Hudson-Childforever has been located and is well.OPP thank the public for assistance.

Post date: April 01, 2018

 A US soldier originally from International Falls, Minnesota, has been identified as one of two killed  in Syria last Thursday. The US. Department of Defense says36-year-old Master Sgt...

Post date: March 31, 2018

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