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Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath says a harmonized sales tax will penalize hockey kids across the province.Horwath says the HST will add eight per cent more to the cost of renting ice time for teams...

Post date: September 08, 2009

Environment Canada says August 2009 will go down as the coldest in the Fort Frances area in the past twenty years.Climatologist Chris Hampel says the average temperature for the month was about 16...

Post date: September 08, 2009

A Fort Frances man remains in Thunder Bay Regional Hospital in good condition after crashing his motorcycle Saturday afternoon.The incident happened on Highway 602 just west of the LaVallee River...

Post date: September 08, 2009

A Duluth man who was several days overdue from a camping trip has been found dead in northeastern Minnesota.Authorities found the body of 51-year-old Daniel Eric Saari at a campsite along the...

Post date: September 08, 2009

The issue of poverty is the focus for Liberal MP Ken Dryden who is in town as part of a tour through northwestern Ontario.Dryden is meeting with various groups this morning as part of his efforts to...

Post date: September 04, 2009

The issue of poverty is the focus for Liberal MP Ken Dryden who is in town as part of a tour through northwestern Ontario. Dryden is meeting with various groups this morning as part of his efforts to...

Post date: September 04, 2009

There is more reaction today over Greyhound Canada's decision to cancel service in northwestern and Manitoba.Kenora-Rainy River MPP Howard Hampton says the inter-city bus company's move is a...

Post date: September 04, 2009

The new Robert Moore School could be getting a name change.The Rainy River District School Board is forming a committee to examine the potential of renaming new school in Fort Frances.The committee,...

Post date: September 04, 2009

More declines in usage at the Fort Frances Airport.Statistics Canada says 592 aircraft used the airport in June.That's an increase of five from the previous month, but a 13 per cent drop in the...

Post date: September 04, 2009

DriveTest and the union representing staff at the driver's licence offices are going back to the bargaining table next Wednesday.DriveTest estimates that four thousand people a day have not been able...

Post date: September 04, 2009

The OPP will be stepping up enforcement on both land and water this Labour Day long weekend.Provincial police are launching Operation Maximum Effort starting today.Constable Dave Cain says they will...

Post date: September 04, 2009

The totals are in from last week's Alzheimer's Ride for Memories.A total of 137 motorcycles participated, raising nearly $35-thousand dollars.Event organizers say it's the most money raised in the...

Post date: September 04, 2009

The Rainy River District School board is investigating the possibility generating its own power at some of its schools.Manager of Plant Operations Raymond Roy says they're developing business cases...

Post date: September 03, 2009

The results of provincial literacy tests show high school students with the Rainy River District School Board are doing well.Eighty-four per cent students who wrote the test in April passed on their...

Post date: September 03, 2009

Former Liberal Cabinet Minister and NHL hall-of-famer Ken Dryden visits Fort Frances today and tomorrow.It's part of a cross country discussion on poverty.Dryden says he hopes to get a feel for...

Post date: September 03, 2009

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