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A northern Ontario man has been identified as the victim of Monday's accident on Highway 502.OPP say 40-year-old Michael Gibson of Worthington was the driver of a highway line painting truck that...

Post date: September 27, 2017

Jaedin Ness had the deciding goal in the shoot out as the Fort Frances Lakers earned their first win of the season, 6-5 over the GM Ice Dogs in Dryden.The Lakers had built up leads of 4-0 and 5-1...

Post date: September 27, 2017

The Northwestern Health Unit is still accepting applications to its Workplace Wellness Challenge.The goal of the program is to encourage workplaces to support employee health and well-being.“...

Post date: September 27, 2017

Thunder Bay-Rainy River MP Don Rusnak is creating a new youth council.It follows up on a similar one created last year.It's to give youth, between the ages of 15 and 25,  a chance to discuss...

Post date: September 27, 2017

A few requests for Fort Frances town council to consider during their budget discussions.The Fun in the Sun Committee was among local groups putting forward requests at Monday's night's...

Post date: September 27, 2017

We should see a big change to the current look of the Rainy Lake Square this week.The town's Operations and Facilities Manager Travis Rob says some key components are expected to be in place this...

Post date: September 27, 2017
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First Nations officials are disappointed that Thunder Bay City Council isn't asking a Conservative Sentator to step down. On Monday, a motion to call for Lynn Beyak's resignation failed...

Post date: September 26, 2017

A case of insider trading with a connection to the Rainy River district.The Ontario Securities Commission alleges a legal assistant at a Toronto law firm provided information over a four and a half...

Post date: September 26, 2017

A new date has been announced for a Coroner's inquest into the death of an inmate at the Thunder Bay District Jail.The review of the circumstances surrounding Cody Thompson-Hardy's death in...

Post date: September 26, 2017

The provincial government offering up to $5-million for projects aimed at seniors becoming active, healthy and engaged in their communities.Applications for the Seniors Community Grant program are...

Post date: September 26, 2017

No word yet when contract talks between the Ontario Hospital Association and the Canadian Union of Public Employees will resume.They broke down Friday.The Union claims the OHA won't address the...

Post date: September 26, 2017

Demands for an apology from an Ontario Liberal for referring to northern Ontario as No Man's Land.Lou Rinaldi's comments came during discussion at Queen's Park last Thursday.Sault Ste....

Post date: September 26, 2017

Steps Against Stigma and a Glow Walk will return to Fort Frances next week.The Fort Frances branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association is hosting the events to help raise awareness and break...

Post date: September 26, 2017

A major court battle involving treaty rights is taking place in Thunder Bay.The representatives of the Robinson-Huron Treaty from 1850 started a lawsuit against Canada and Ontario.The First Nations...

Post date: September 26, 2017

Fort Frances Muskies boys golf team took first place at the final NorWOSSA golf event of the year held at Kitchen Creek Golf Course Friday.Kendyn Faragher led the team with a round a 82.That was a...

Post date: September 25, 2017

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