The Newsroom

Find what you are looking for in the news.

An area greenhouse has been honoured by the province.Lowey's Produce was one of five regional winners of the Premier's Agri-Food Innovation Excellence Awards.Owner Blair Lowey says they were...

Post date: June 15, 2009

Fort Frances High School Music teacher John Dutton directed the school band at the Townsend Theatre for his last time last week.With it came the news that the school's Arts Wing would be renamed in...

Post date: June 15, 2009

The author of a long-anticipated report into education in Ontario says sweeping changes that would combine daycare and kindergarten into a single full-day program will mean greater success for...

Post date: June 15, 2009

Another one-point-nine million dollars in government funding is heading toward the new library and technology centre in Fort Frances.The joint federal-provincial money was part of infrastructure...

Post date: June 15, 2009

2009-06-1212:27:59Grade 10 students with the Rainy River District School Board have scored high in recent provincial testing for literacy.84 per cent of students who wrote the reading and writing...

Post date: June 12, 2009

2009-06-1011:30:23Sixty students who reached the honour roll at least seven times where among those receiving awards at Fort Frances High School's recognition ceremony TuesdayFort Frances high school...

Post date: June 10, 2009

2009-06-1011:00:21The Ontario Health Quality Council says the majority of Ontario cancer patients who need urgent surgery within two weeks are waiting twice that time for their operation.Council...

Post date: June 10, 2009

2009-06-1011:04:37Lake of the Woods Hospital in Kenora has restricted visits to the facility due to an respiratory illness spreading through the northwestern Ontario cityLake of the Woods District...

Post date: June 10, 2009

2009-06-1011:15:00OPP Commissioner Julian FantinoJulian Fantino has been re-appointed as Ontario's top cop for one more year.Premier Dalton McGuinty says Fantino will remain the head of the Ontario...

Post date: June 10, 2009

2009-06-1011:16:24Chiefs and representatives from 42 First Nations across Ontario have selected a new chief for the Union of Ontario Indians.Patrick Madahbee from the Sudbury area is the new...

Post date: June 10, 2009

2009-06-1011:19:31A close friend diagnosed with Cancer has let an Ontario man on a coast-to-coast cycle ride to raise money for Cancer research.Glen Baxby cycled through the Fort Frances area...

Post date: June 10, 2009

2009-06-1010:58:14The developer of a proposed condominum project in Fort Frances has received more time to find potential buyers for the Nelson Street project.Fort Frances town councillors agreed to...

Post date: June 10, 2009

2009-06-1008:44:40While communities in the Rainy River district wait for news on their infrastructure funding, so does the area's MP.John Rafferty says he's been trying to determine what programs...

Post date: June 10, 2009

2009-06-0908:57:54Work has started on the relocation of the tugboat Hallet and former fire tower to the Fort Frances waterfront.The dismantling of the tower began yesterday with fencing placed around...

Post date: June 09, 2009

2009-06-0909:01:01Progress continues to be made at the only road project taking place in Fort Frances.Operations and Facilities Manager Doug Brown says crews were slightly ahead of schedule on work...

Post date: June 09, 2009

Pages