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Essentia Health is encouraging Minnesotan to get vaccinated against the measlesIt comes as the state experiences an increase in cases this spring.The Minnesota Department of Health has said a...

Post date: May 05, 2017

It will soon be easier for Confederation College students to get into Algoma University's degree programs.The two schools have signed a joint admissions agreement. The deal will cut the time...

Post date: May 05, 2017

An act of vandalism closed the medical marijuana clinic in Fort Frances briefly this week.Owners of the Rainy River Cannabis Collective say someone throwing a brick through their window sometime...

Post date: May 05, 2017

A slight increase to the number of seniors living in the population of the Rainy River district and in Fort Frances.Data released from the 2016 Census shows just over 39-hundred people, 65 and older...

Post date: May 05, 2017

A brief glimpse at high school life for grade 8 students from around the Fort Frances area.They spent much of Wednesday at Fort Frances High School as part of the school's annual grade 8 day....

Post date: May 05, 2017

An opportunity this week to understand what people constantly hearing voices or sounds go through.The Canadian Mental Health Association is hosting a three-hour training session Thursday on auditory...

Post date: May 03, 2017

A regional air carrier is getting a new owner.North Star Air has been bought out by the North West Company in a deal worth $31 million.The North West Company currently operates 241 stores across...

Post date: May 03, 2017

This is Catholic Education week across Ontario.It's theme is Walking Forward Together.Education Director with the Northwest Catholic District School Board Rick Boisvert says it's an...

Post date: May 03, 2017

MacKenna Hentonnen of Onigaming First Nation recorded a pair of assists in helping Ontario's girl's team to an opening tournament win at the National Aboriginal Hockey Championshps in Duncan...

Post date: May 03, 2017

The opposition is calling on the provincial government for more funding for programs to help children with a mental illness.It comes as the Canadian Institute for Health Information says emergency...

Post date: May 02, 2017

The future of tourism banners on the bridge into Fort Frances is being handed off to town council to decide.The poor condition of the banners was a topic of discusssion yesterday by members of the...

Post date: May 02, 2017

A Fort Frances councillor says a change to how railways will be taxed in Ontario is a start, but doesn't go far enough.The provincial government announced in last week's budget that it will...

Post date: May 02, 2017

Children's mental health is being recognizing this week.Kenora-Rainy River District Family and Children Services is hosting a variety of events in recognition.Children's Mental Health...

Post date: May 02, 2017

A federal inmate known to frequent the Thunder Bay area is being sought by the OPP's Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement Squad.51-year-old James Druce is wanted for being Unlawfully at large.He...

Post date: May 01, 2017

Crushing operations are expected to begin at New Gold's mine site this month.The company says all of the structural components of its processing facilities are complete while the primary crusher...

Post date: May 01, 2017

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