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We could be in for a lot of rain today.Environment Canada says some areas could receive as much as 5 centimetres by the time the storm system moves out of the area tomorrow morning.That's...

Post date: August 17, 2017

"Irresponsible" is how the Ontario Chamber of Commerce describes the legislation that would increase the minimum wage to $15 dollars per hour.The Chamber estimates implementation of Bill...

Post date: August 17, 2017

International Falls has a new doctor.Dr. James MacNutt is now seeing patients at the Rainy Lake Medical Centre every other month until November when he will start seeing patients every month.MacNutt...

Post date: August 16, 2017

OPP are looking for the public's help in solving a series of break-ins that occurred last week in Fort Frances.Police say the break-ins occurred to homes in the Third Street East and Patchin...

Post date: August 16, 2017

Environment Canada has developed a long term action plan for Lake of the Woods.That includes long and short term goals to tackle blue/green algae blooms in the lake.Dr. Veronique Hiriart-Baer says...

Post date: August 16, 2017

The Alzheimer's Society of Kenora-Rainy River still welcoming motorcycle riders to sign up for its Ride for Sight.It takes place this Saturday.Client Services Coordinator Mary O'Connor says...

Post date: August 16, 2017

A 58-year-old Manitoba resident is face charges after failing to stop at the US border at International Falls.The incident happened last Friday at around 2:45 p.m.US Customs and Border Protection...

Post date: August 16, 2017

The provincial government is changing the exemption rules for compensation awards given to people on government assistance.Awards for pain and suffering are now fully exempt as income for people...

Post date: August 16, 2017

Fort Frances Lakers have announced four exhibition games before kicking off their regular season.The team will first play a home and home series with the Minnesota Iron Rangers starting at the Ice...

Post date: August 16, 2017

An all water route between Thunder Bay and the Manitoba border is ready for use.The 12-hundred kilometre Path of the Paddle follows many existing bodies of water.General Manager Pam Cain says she...

Post date: August 15, 2017

A restructuringing of operations at its pellat plant in Atikokan and the idling of another in Wawa has resulted in less revenue for Rentech.The company says $3.2 million was earned in its wood...

Post date: August 15, 2017

The PC Party says Ontario's Financial Accountability Office has agreed to review an electricity trade agreement reached last fall by the Ontario and Quebec governments.The deal will see Quebec...

Post date: August 15, 2017

The Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario is calling for changes to the formula used to fund education.It's offering up its plan that includes seven recommendations.President Sam Hammond...

Post date: August 15, 2017

The town of Fort Frances is continuing its meetings with provincial cabinet ministers at the Association of Ontario Municipalities meeting in Ottawa.Chief Administrative Officer Doug Brown says they...

Post date: August 15, 2017

A municipal lobby group is calling for a one per hike in the HST in Ontario.The Association of Municipalities of Ontario says the money could be used to help fund municipal infrastructure projects....

Post date: August 15, 2017

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