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Cannabis users can reduce health risks after a panel of medical and public health organizations released 10 recommendations.The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health led the development of the...

Post date: June 24, 2017

Kids from the North Caribou Lake First Nation are going to be pointing to the sky like Babe Ruth.   The Border Cats are putting on a two hour training camp in their fly-in community today....

Post date: June 24, 2017

There's a move underway to establish some kind of Pride Event in recognition of the lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, queer and two-spirit community in the Borderland region.A meeting will be...

Post date: June 23, 2017

American boaters travelling the area border waters no longer need to report to Canada Customs, if they have no intention of landing on Canadian soil or making contact with another boater.Amendments...

Post date: June 23, 2017

The Ontario Energy Board has given final approval to the planned hydro rate reduction scheduled to take effect on July 1.The reduction, which amounts to a 17 cent per cut for most households, will be...

Post date: June 23, 2017

PC leader Patrick Brown says Ontario motorists will be paying more July 1.Brown says written drivers exams will cost just over 23 dollars, up 8 dollars from the current fee of 15-dollars.Road tests...

Post date: June 23, 2017

One of two car shows to take place in Fort Frances next month is being moved back to Scott Street.The Scott Street Show and Shine on July 21st was original planned for Scott as part of the visit from...

Post date: June 23, 2017

Students across the Rainy River are now enjoying their summer break.Classes ended yesterday.Education Director Heather Campbell says it was a busy and successful year for the Rainy River District...

Post date: June 23, 2017

Homelessness is being seen as big a problem in northern and rural communities as large urban areas.That's one of the findings of a new report published by the Rural Ontario Institute.One of the...

Post date: June 23, 2017

If your planning a trip to southern Ontario, or even Thunder Bay, this summer, the province is giving you a chance to save some money when visiting some of the attractions.Fun Passes give elementary...

Post date: June 23, 2017

Koochiching County is getting older.Data released by the U.S. Census Bureau shows the median age in the County has increased 3 years since 2010 to 49.4.23 per cent of the population is 65 and older,...

Post date: June 23, 2017

In the Rainy River District Men's Fastball League, Dawson defeated the Northwest Bay Juniors 16-7.Stratton dumped Couchiching 20 to 9.Fort Frances Braves blanked the Sabaskong Lakers 17-0.Travis...

Post date: June 23, 2017

The Education Director with the Northwest Catholic District School Board is looking back fondly at the end of the school year.Rick Boisvert says the greatest accomplishment for him is the success of...

Post date: June 23, 2017

Another impaired driving charge laid by OPP officers in the Rainy River district.A 30-year-old woman from Rainy River was charged following a single vehicle accident on Barwick Road in Chapple...

Post date: June 23, 2017

Grand Council Treaty Three flag is now flying year round in Kenora.The flag was raised during a ceremony at city hall yesterday.Grand Chief Francis Kavanaugh says this move was a symbol for him....

Post date: June 22, 2017

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