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OPP are looking into a break-in at a Fort Frances area camp.Sometime between July 2nd and July 16, thieves entered the camp and stole an assortment of Canadian coins, a tackle bag with tackle, rods...

Post date: July 21, 2009

AbitibiBowater is asking a bankruptcy court in Delaware for more time to present a reorganization plan for the company.The newsprint giant is seeking a 120-day extension of the so-called exclusivity...

Post date: July 21, 2009

Mineral exploration in northwestern Ontario is booming despite the recession.The Ministry of Northern Development, Mines and Forestry says more than 65 companies are involved in activities in the...

Post date: July 21, 2009

The first entertainment event at the 2009 Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship takes place tonight.The Much Music Video Dance Teen Party goes under the tent beginning at 7:00 p.m.Entertainment...

Post date: July 21, 2009

Pre-fishing for anglers completing in the Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship continues today.Joe Thrun of Annandale, Minnesota won last year's title with teammate Jim Moynagh, and says its a...

Post date: July 21, 2009

Hunters in Minnesota are being given an opportunity to comment on upcoming waterfowl hunting regulations through the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ Web site.DNR Wildlife section chief...

Post date: July 21, 2009

The Northwestern Health Unit is fighting to keep the Youth Action Alliance running.The local tobacco free advocacy group is being disbanded by the provincial government at the end of the August....

Post date: July 21, 2009

Fluoridation of Thunder Bay's drinking water won't be taking place any time soon.City council voted against further study of the issue and against having the option on the next election ballot.The...

Post date: July 21, 2009

The province is turning to cyberspace to make it easier for Ontario residents to hook up with a family doctor.Health Care Connect -- which had been a telephone tool to help people find a doctor -- is...

Post date: July 21, 2009

After a dozen years of decline in teen birth rates, evidence shows a recent rise in that rate across the country and in Minnesota.Results of a new study indicate that the rise is not necessarily...

Post date: July 21, 2009

A reminder to motorists using Portage Avenue this week.The Portage Avenue underpass will be closed to traffic from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. through to Thursday and again Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.It...

Post date: July 20, 2009

A cabinet shuffle that will see the responsibility of Ontario's forests fall to the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines is becoming a little clearer.Michael Gravelle, the minister responsible...

Post date: July 20, 2009

Students working at provincial parks are protesting a government decision to exempt itself from paying them for statutory holidays.The Employment Standards Act exempts the government from certain...

Post date: July 20, 2009

The International Joint Commission is being asked to bring Lake of the Woods under its jurisdiction.The I.J.C. deals with international waterways along the Canada/U-S Border.Executive director of the...

Post date: July 20, 2009

A Kenora woman who had been missing in the Red Lake area for nearly a week was found on the weekend in good condition.O-P-P say Valerie Cain was located near the Chukuni River, about 30 kilometers...

Post date: July 20, 2009

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