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Tbaytel cellular phone customers in the Rainy River district could experience some disruptions today.Crews are doing scheduled network maintenance to the cell site in Emo.They starting today and are...

Post date: June 22, 2017

The Rainy River District School Board has named its winners of a Canada Day Math Contest.The contest challenged students to create a math problem featuring a Canadian theme with the answer to be 150....

Post date: June 22, 2017

The Rainy River District School Board will spend more than $54-million over the next school year.It's budget for the 2017-28 school years is three per cent more than what it was for this school...

Post date: June 22, 2017

A Thunder Bay man is facing charges from OPP in Fort Frances.Police say the 34-year-old failed a roadside test after a vehicle was stopped on Colonization Road East shortly after 2 a.m. Wednesday...

Post date: June 22, 2017

The Liquor Control Board of Ontario is extending the hours at some of its stores in advance of a potential labour dispute.Beginning today, some stores will open as early as 9 a.m. and close as late...

Post date: June 22, 2017

It's is graduation day for students at Fort Frances High School.Ceremonies take place at the Memorial Sports Centre, beginning at 7:30 p.m. tonight, followed by Chem Free Grad at 10:30 p.m....

Post date: June 22, 2017

The Rainy River District School Board is expected to soon begin the next steps toward an expansion of Rainy River High School into a K-12 school.The board recently received provincial funding to...

Post date: June 22, 2017

Students still looking for work this summer can get a helping hand at Northern Community Development Services, or NCDS.A new Youth Job Connection Summer Program launches next week.Marketing...

Post date: June 21, 2017

Provincial government workers and correctional officers represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union have started voting on a government's proposal to extend their existing contract...

Post date: June 21, 2017

Centra Pipelines blanked C.J. Contracting 1-0 for their fourth straight win in the Borderland Soccer League's men's division.Max Williams scored the goal while Tyler Hamm was credited with...

Post date: June 21, 2017

Today is National Aboriginal Day.There are several events taking place across the Rainy River district in celebration.Fort Frances Tribal Area Health Services Behavioral Health Services is hosting...

Post date: June 21, 2017

The town of Fort Frances is looking for more nominations for its Canada 150 Volunteer Award.It's a new award to be given out to recognize volunteerism in the community as part of the country'...

Post date: June 20, 2017

A shipment of counterfeit rocket copters has been stopped at the Minnesota border in Rainer.Almost 8-thousand copters were found in a rail container by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers...

Post date: June 20, 2017

It was a busy week for the Ontario Provincial Police.OPP conducted a 24 hour commercial motor vehicle safety blitz last week across the province.Over the course of the campaign, officers stopped more...

Post date: June 20, 2017

The forest fires hazard remains low across much of northwestern Ontario.There is a pocket around Lake of the Woods listed as moderate by the Ministry of Natural Resources.There is just one active...

Post date: June 20, 2017

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