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The Screen For Life Coach is returning to the Rainy River district this week.It visits Onigaming First Nation on Wednesday with further stops at Naicatchewenin First Nation on Friday and Couchiching...

Post date: October 17, 2017

Breast cancer survival rates are significantly improving according to a new Cancer Care Ontario report.Regional Primary Care Lead in the Northwest Dr. Nicole Zavagnin says deaths have gone down about...

Post date: October 17, 2017

Tobacco use is costing the Canadian economy over $16-billion.That according to the Conference Board of Canada.The calculation from 2012 is based on health care costs, fire damage, tobacco control,...

Post date: October 17, 2017

Trunk or Treat is returning for another Hallowe'en.It will again be held in the parking lot of the Fort Frances Public Library.Chief Executive Officer Caroline Goulding says people wanting to...

Post date: October 17, 2017

Stratton's Trevor Bonot and his mixed curling team are into the quarter-finals at the World Curling Championship in Switzerland after holding off Poland this morning 4-3 in a qualifier.They will...

Post date: October 16, 2017

Admist ongoing calls for a complete re-set, the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Ingigenous Women and Girls is preparing for its next round of hearing in Winnipeg.They're taking place...

Post date: October 16, 2017

Picket lines expected up this morning in front of Confederation College campuses across northwestern Ontario as part of a province-wide college strike.This after contract talks between the Ontario...

Post date: October 16, 2017

A Minnesota man is out of pocket $1,500 after pleading guilty to leaving a boat on Crown land longer than he should.Court was told Randolph MacDonell of Grand Rapids had used an aircraft between May...

Post date: October 16, 2017

Over a million dollars is going towards Lakehead University professors.The money is coming from the Canadian Institute of Health Research.One LU researcher will study how they can help assist older...

Post date: October 16, 2017

A lobby group dedicated to making changes in the hospital system in the province wants to hear from you.The Ontario Health Coalition has been fighting government funding cuts to hospitals....

Post date: October 16, 2017

The roster for the local team to face the Legends All-stars this Thursday has been set.The 16 players include Jeff Savage, Marty Goulet, Tyler Miller, Brian White, Alex McQuarrie, Jillian Langtry,...

Post date: October 16, 2017

Some major building projects in the town of Fort Frances starting last month.A report by the town shows 17 permits being issued for projects totaling more than $1.2 million.Two were new housing...

Post date: October 16, 2017

North Spirit Lake First Nation is working with Perimeter Aviation.The two signed an agreement that will see the community use Perimeter as its preferred airline.North Spirit Lake is now the 16th...

Post date: October 16, 2017

One last attempt to avoid a strike by Ontario's college faculty. The union representing faculty, including those at Confederation college, has put forward what it calls its final offer in...

Post date: October 15, 2017

An Ignace woman has been found safe by the OPP. Provincial Police alerted the public earlier this morning that a 48-year-old woman hadn't been seen since Friday morning. They say she...

Post date: October 14, 2017

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