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Possible high levels of air pollution due to smoke from forest fires are expected today, tonight, and possibly Sunday.Smoke plumes moving over Ontario from forest fires in western Canada as well as...

Post date: August 18, 2018

Almost all of Minnesota is now under an air quality alert. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency says it's because of smoke coming from Canadian wildfires. It says smoky conditions...

Post date: August 18, 2018

Construction of a new detachment for the OPP in the Rainy River district could begin next month.The province has awarded a contract to a southern Ontario firm who will also build eight others at the...

Post date: August 17, 2018

The musical Little Shop of Horrors is coming to International Falls.Borealis Bards will be staging it in late October.Director RaeAnne Conat says they'll be holding auditions this Sunday from 2 p...

Post date: August 17, 2018

Sturgeon will be the species of interest tomorrow on Rainy River.The 27th annual North American Sturgeon Championship takes place at Nelson Park in Birchdale, Minnesota.Mike Hansen, one of the...

Post date: August 17, 2018

There will be plenty of music at Caliper Lake in Nestor Falls this weekend.The annual Moose 'N Fiddle Music festival opens tonight.There are four acts on stage beginning at 6 p.m..Sioux Narrows-...

Post date: August 17, 2018

Another teacher's union ready to stand behind its members if they continue to teach the health and sex ed curriculum being repealed by the Ford governmentOntario Secondary School Teachers...

Post date: August 17, 2018

Visitor restrictions imposed at Rainycrest Long Term Care in Fort Frances have been lifted.They were put in place last week due to a gastroenteritis outbreak.Riverside Health Care reports the...

Post date: August 17, 2018

There were new fires reported across northwestern Ontario yesterday.One was lightning-caused fire located south of Mosher Lake, about 55 kilometres northeast of Atikokan.It's now out.Other fires...

Post date: August 17, 2018

A team made up of ballplayers from across the Rainy River district won their opening game at the North America Fastpitch Championships in Fargo.The Northern Ontario Selects defeated a Duluth team 6-2...

Post date: August 17, 2018

An Atikokan woman is in court in October on impaired driving charges.OPP say the 58-year-old was arrested August 4 after police stopped a vehicle on O'Brien Street just before 3 .p.m.Testing back...

Post date: August 17, 2018

Emo Speedway holds a double race weekend starting tonight as part of the Emo Fall Fair.Last night, Brady Caul scored a 5th place finish in the modified feature at Grand Rapids Speedway.Joey Krause of...

Post date: August 17, 2018

A new board of directors is now in place at Hydro One.They replace the former board that agreed to resign shortly after Doug Ford took power.Energy Minister Greg Rickford says one of their first jobs...

Post date: August 17, 2018

Emo township is closing its landfill site temporarily.The shutdown will begin this Saturday.It will re-open at noon on Tuesday. 

Post date: August 17, 2018

Alvin Fiddler has been returned as Grand Chief of Nishnawbe Aski NationHe beat out challenger Rosemary McKay by 8 votes in a vote by the 44 chiefs attending NAN's annual Keewaywin Conference....

Post date: August 17, 2018

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