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Fort Frances town council is looking at whether to staff the office at Point Park during the summer. It's a response to a letter from the town's police services board regarding incidents...

Post date: December 11, 2017

Food shelves in northern Minnesota to again benefit from the help of Minnesota Senate Democrat leader Tom Bakk. He's hosting his annual Stock the Shelves event tonight in St. Paul. He...

Post date: December 11, 2017

Fort Frances Muskies boys hockey team ended a tournament in Brandon, losing 3-1 to Vincent Massey in the A-side consolation semi-finals. The team had finished first in their pool with wins over...

Post date: December 11, 2017

Some closer details of our living habits in the Rainy River district.According to the 2016 Census, 81 per cent of us drive a vehicle to get and from work every day.Another 500 people tag along as a...

Post date: December 08, 2017

Area residents across most of the Rainy River district are being asked to help stock the shelves of area food banks.Tomorrow (Saturday) is the annual Stuff-a-Cruiser campaign.Deb Emes of the United...

Post date: December 08, 2017

The Ontario Energy Board is reviewing plans to amalgamate two natural gas companies.Enbridge and Union Gas a proposing to become a single entity.Calgary-based Enbridge merged with Spectra Energy last...

Post date: December 08, 2017

More bad news for Canada's lumber industry.The U.S. International Trade Commission has ruled that Canadian softwood hurts the American Lumber Industry.Commission has voted 4-0 in favour of the...

Post date: December 08, 2017

Concern is being raised about the state of home care in northwestern Ontario. This week, Kenora-Rainy River M.P.P. Sarah Campbell rose in Queen's Park to talk about the number of complaints...

Post date: December 08, 2017

You'll soon notice some changes to your Hydro One electricity bill.The provincial utility has been consulting rate payers to find ways of simplifying the bills and making them easier to...

Post date: December 05, 2017

Tbaytel is spreading some Christmas cheer.The company has launched its '12 Days of Christmas' campaign.Spokesperson Kayla Lopez says they kicked it off in Fort Frances last Friday."We...

Post date: December 05, 2017

The two best teams in the SIJHL remain in the top ten in the Canadian Junior Hockey League rankings.Thief River Falls Norskies sit second while the Dryden GM Ice Dogs hold steady in eighth.Carleton...

Post date: December 05, 2017

More warnings about thin ice.This time from Voyageurs National Park.It's says all of its snowmobile and ski trails remain closed because of the lack of safe load-bearing ice at time.Some of its...

Post date: December 05, 2017

The national inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls is in Thunder Bay this week.Commissioners Michèle Audette and Brian Eyolfson intend to listen to as many as fifty family...

Post date: December 05, 2017

Some highway closures to report this morning.Highway 17 between Vermilion Bay and the Manitoba border was shut down late yesterday afternoon.Travel to Red Lake is halted with the closing of Highway...

Post date: December 05, 2017

Not the forecasted amounts expected but enough snow to make the ground white again.Only a couple of centimetresof snow  are being measured in International Falls and Fort Frances since it began...

Post date: December 05, 2017

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