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2009-05-1514:27:25MNR forest fire fighters in the Fort Frances region were called out for the first time this season yesterday.A fire located two kilometres south of Gore Bay Road in the Nestor Falls...

Post date: May 15, 2009

2009-05-1514:28:04Provincial fisheries staff will be out on nearly 100 area lakes this summer.They'll be monitoring the lakes’ health and gathering information to help manage fish populations...

Post date: May 15, 2009

2009-05-1514:28:37Replacement of the oldest bridge in LaVallee township will take place this year.Township council agreed to award a tender to T and K Sharp Construction out of Stratton for the Black...

Post date: May 15, 2009

2009-05-1514:29:15The federal government has once again extended its amnesty for long gun owners who haven't registered their firearms.Treasury Board President Vic Toews says it's still the...

Post date: May 15, 2009

2009-05-1414:14:49A northwestern Ontario lobby group is looking to include a youth voice to its organization.The so-called Common Voice Northwest Initiative currently has municipal and First Nations...

Post date: May 14, 2009

2009-05-1414:09:00A severed line caused by road crews working in Fort Frances was to blame for yesterday's loss of telephone services at Riverside Health Care Facilities across the district The...

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2009-05-1414:11:41A Fort Frances student has been selected to sit on a provincial advisory committee that will provide advice into Ontario's education system.Sydnee McLeod is one of sixty students...

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2009-05-1414:46:25High-flying aerialists, jugglers and fire jumping dobermans were among several acts at this year's Shrine Circus held at the Memorial Sports Centre.For the second year in a row,...

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2009-05-1414:18:41The Mayor of Rainy River says her town is seeing the benefits of having its own economic development officer.Earlier this week, town councillors agreed to extend the contract of...

Post date: May 14, 2009

2009-05-1414:22:35A group of forestry workers in northern Ontario say the only way they will stop protesting at a Thunder Bay provincial politician's office is when they get to work again.Dozens of...

Post date: May 14, 2009

2009-05-1312:36:29A study examining immigration trends in Ontario says growth in the larger urban centres could have a devastating impact on northwestern Ontario.The reports says while many of area...

Post date: May 13, 2009

2009-05-1312:40:14An economic asset analysis of what Fort Frances has to offer is being planned for this year.The study will examine such things the costs of doing business and available lots, and...

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2009-05-1312:42:55Representatives with the Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association joined with two northwestern M-P's met with CBC brass officials yesterday to state their opposition to recently...

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2009-05-1312:44:00Four educational programs, officials say are improving student achievement, will now be funding through the Rainy River District School Board's reserve fund.Almost $300 thousand ...

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2009-05-1312:47:18C-N Rail will be spending more than $250 thousand to upgrade a crossing in the town of Rainy RiverThe upgrades to the Government Road crossing include the installations of gates and...

Post date: May 13, 2009

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