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International Falls City council has given its support to two questions on a ballot for voters of Independent School District 361 next month.The district is asking voters to support an extension of...

Post date: October 20, 2009

Opposition members are calling on the federal government to increase financial support given to the forest industry to levels given to the auto industry.Thunder Bay-Rainy River M-P John Rafferty told...

Post date: October 20, 2009

The provincial government is providing grants to encourage workers to complete an apprenticeship.Those who complete the training successfully will get up to two-thousand dollars.There are also grants...

Post date: October 19, 2009

The national panel mandated to document the history of abuse of natives at residential schools starts work next spring when it meets in Winnipeg.Chair Murray Sinclair says the Truth and...

Post date: October 19, 2009

Ontario taxpayers will find out next week just how hard the recession has hit the province's economy.There are expectations the numbers will be shocking, but Premier Dalton McGuinty isn't saying...

Post date: October 19, 2009

The Ontario Breast Screening Program wants to see 150 women over the age of 50 get their breasts checked in a one-day challenge.The 150 over 50 campaign takes place across northwestern Ontario on...

Post date: October 19, 2009

The move towards a single nursing floor at LaVerendrye Hospital continues.Riverside Health Care is currently in the process of moving patients from its Complex Continuing Care and Pediatrics units to...

Post date: October 19, 2009

Organizers of the Take Back the Night walk are expecting a large turnout.Tonight's event, held to raise public aware awareness of abuse in the district and across Canada, is being organized by high...

Post date: October 19, 2009

The Northwestern Health Unit is now offering seasonal flu shots - but only to residents 65 and older.Its the first phase of how the Health Unit will administer vaccinations for both the seasonal and...

Post date: October 19, 2009

The money has been counted from area school's participation in last month's National Terry Fox School Run Day.More than 16-thousand dollars was raised by students and staff with the Rainy River...

Post date: October 19, 2009

Several individuals face a variety of drug charges as a result of three separate investigations involving members of the new Fort Frances Community Drug Action Team.Among them the discovery of an...

Post date: October 19, 2009

A Fort Frances woman will face sentencing in December after pleading guilty to a number of drug-related charges in Superior Court last week.Carolyn Fedorak was one of several people charged by OPP in...

Post date: October 19, 2009

The Luncheon of Hope returns to Fort Frances this week.The event, hosted by the Rainy River District Breast Health Network, is designed to bring awareness to women about total breast health and the...

Post date: October 19, 2009

The federal government has shipped out the first doses of the H1N1 pandemic flu vaccine to the provinces and territories. An unnamed official with the Public Health Agency of Canada says the decision...

Post date: October 19, 2009

The federal government has shipped out the first doses of the H1N1 pandemic flu vaccine to the provinces and territories.An unnamed official with the Public Health Agency of Canada says the decision...

Post date: October 19, 2009

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