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It appears the family of Josiah Begg cannot seem to get away from hard times.  Our sister radio station in Kenora, CJRL, is reporting that a relative of Josiah Begg, 39-year old James Begg, has...

Post date: July 23, 2017

A 16-year old boy from Dryden is dead following a single vehicle crash in that area.    OPP say they responded to the call around 11 last night, on highway 502.  The small 2 door car...

Post date: July 23, 2017

There are new leaders atop the Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship.The team of Oliver Gibbons of Morson and Mike Gate of Nestor Falls shot to the top with a second day bag of bass weighing in at...

Post date: July 21, 2017

A Canadian rock legend is gone.Kenny Shields, frontman for "Streetheart," passed away early today in a Winnipeg hospital.Shields had been hospitalized most of July with heart problems....

Post date: July 21, 2017

Members of the Canadian Coasters depart Fort Frances today following their visit as part of a cross country tour in celebration of Canada's 150th anniversary.More than one hundred vehicles...

Post date: July 21, 2017

The defending champions at leading the field at the this year's Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship.The team of Jay Samsal of Kenora and Troy Norman of Fort Frances was one of the first teams...

Post date: July 21, 2017

A bit of a hazard for boaters on Rainy Lake.A listener tells CFOB-News there's a huge bog that has parked itself in the main channel just south of Windy Point Bridge.Caution is advice.Bogs were a...

Post date: July 21, 2017

The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls is pushing back its community hearing planned for Thunder Bay.It will now be held during the week of December 4.It had been...

Post date: July 21, 2017

Some of the best talent the Rainy River district has to offer takes to the stage this evening.Quest for the Best goes under the tent at the Sorting Gap Marina.Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce's...

Post date: July 21, 2017

More fuel to the electricity argument in Ontario.A report from the Fraser Institute says electricity prices in the province have risen 71 per cent since 2008, the greatest increase of all provinces....

Post date: July 21, 2017

A number of local athletes will play for medal today at the North American Indigenous Games in Toronot.Rochelle Jack of Big Grassy First Nations and Ontario's under 16 girls softball team will...

Post date: July 21, 2017

New bus service is coming to Fort Frances this winter.Kasper Transportation is planning to run its mini-bus service along Highway 11 to Fort Frances, five days a week,  with links to Thunder Bay...

Post date: July 21, 2017

An expansion for Hydro One into the U.S.The Utility is buying Avista in a deal worth $6.7 billion dollars.It's based out of Spokane, Washington and provides electricity and natural gas services...

Post date: July 21, 2017

LCBO employees have a new collective agreement.It was ratified Wednesday and increases job security, improves scheduling and brings an end to managment's practice of scheduling workers for two...

Post date: July 21, 2017

Minnesota wants to see more women involved in public construction projects in Koochiching County.The state's Department of Human Rights has set a target at least 9 per cent of women being...

Post date: July 21, 2017

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