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An admissions freeze at a Fort Frances area long-term care home is raising alarm bells with the NDP. Kenora-Rainy River MPP Sarah Campbell says the order to stop admitting new patients at...

Post date: February 18, 2018

Don't rule out Patrick Brown just yet.Brown has officially registered to get his his old job back as leader of the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party.His name is listed in the Elections...

Post date: February 16, 2018

A new session of the Ontario Legislature begins next week, but don't expect Kenora-Rainy River M.P.P. Sarah Campbell to be in attendance.Campbell has announced on Facebook that she has just had...

Post date: February 16, 2018

One less option for long term care in the Fort Frances area, at least in the short term.Riverside Health Care says it is not taking any admission right now at the Rainycrest Long Term Care facility....

Post date: February 16, 2018

Jaedin Ness scored twice while goaltender Ismael Ralsten made 29 saves and picked up an assist as the Fort Frances Lakers doubled up the Minnesota Iron Rangers 6-3 last night at Hoyt Lakes.Julian...

Post date: February 15, 2018

Ontario's Minister of Indigenous and Reconciliation has wrapped up a fact-finding mission in northwestern Ontario.David Zimmer met with aboriginal leaders from several area First Nations last...

Post date: February 15, 2018

The new school year will start after Labour Day.Trustees with the Rainy River District School Board approved a new school calendar at their meeting last week.Trustees with the Keewatin-Patricia...

Post date: February 14, 2018

Royal Gold is beginning to benefit from its financial arrangement with New Gold.It's says it's receiving the first deliveries of gold and silver from the Rainy River mine as part of that...

Post date: February 14, 2018

Weather is being blamed for a drop in earnings for Hydro One.The utility says net income for last yeaer totalled $658-million, an almost 9 per cent decrease over 2016.Hydro One says milder weather...

Post date: February 14, 2018

Minister of Health Eric Hoskins is outlining a number of new funding initiatives that he feels will better the lives of Ontario's Indigenous population.Hoskins addressed First Nation leaders at a...

Post date: February 14, 2018

Concern in Minnesota over US President Donald Trump's proposed budget.It includes cutting almost $20-billion next year from SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly known as...

Post date: February 14, 2018

Mazda Canada is advising owners of its 2006 B-series pick-up trucks to stop driving them.The company says the air bag inflators contain a suspected propellant that's an immediate safety risk....

Post date: February 14, 2018

The Minnesota Departments of Health and Agriculture are looking into reports of salmonella effecting pet food.This after two children became ill after raw ground turkey food for pets was fed last...

Post date: February 14, 2018

The cost to use the Dial-A-Ride program in Fort Frances is going up.It's a 25 cent increase to both the adult and child rates.The adult rate will be $2.75 while the child rate is $1.50.North Air...

Post date: February 14, 2018

Two groups in International Falls are receiving grants from the Arrowhead Regional Arts Council.The International Falls Public Library will use $5,000 to commission a "spring" sculpture on...

Post date: February 14, 2018

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