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2009-05-0607:40:31Cell phone users in the Rainy River District will soon have some additional choice as to their provider.Dryden Municipal Telephone System has been conducting tests to bring the...

Post date: May 06, 2009

2009-05-0508:09:49Helping people deal with the economy is becoming the focus for mental health workers in the Rainy River District.This week is Mental Health Week in Canada. Educator-trainer for the...

Post date: May 05, 2009

2009-05-0508:19:38Roll out the red carpet.J.W. Walker School will be hosting an environmental film festival today and tomorrow. Angela Petsnick says six films shown during the Toronto Film Festival...

Post date: May 05, 2009

2009-05-0507:58:40There are no known cases in northwestern Ontario, but the number of H-1-N-1 flu cases elsewhere in the province has spiked sharply higher.Most of the cases had been in the Toronto...

Post date: May 05, 2009

2009-05-0507:56:47Opposition critics say they're concerned about government plans to become more involved in businesses and pick "winners'' to invest.Progressive Conservative finance critic Ted...

Post date: May 05, 2009

2009-05-0507:44:49The city of International Falls is forming a cable commission to study ways of bringing more public access programming to its cable system.The city is already responsible for...

Post date: May 05, 2009

2009-05-0507:25:19International Falls could be looking at different ways of policing its community in the futureThe move comes after its deputy chief, Darryl Waller agreed to an early retirement...

Post date: May 05, 2009

2009-05-0507:10:23Fort Frances town councillors will await the outcome of a federal grant application before determining how to proceed with the new library and technology centre.The town is seeking...

Post date: May 05, 2009

2009-05-0407:56:42A pair of shutout wins for the International Falls Broncos boys baseball team.Friday, Chris Heibel gave up just one hit as the Broncos pounded Mesabi East 18-0 in five inning.Here's...

Post date: May 04, 2009

2009-05-0407:51:58NDP leader Andrea Horwath says it's the wrong time to be harmonizing sales taxes.The province will be merging the federal five per cent GST and Ontario's eight per cent PST next...

Post date: May 04, 2009

2009-05-0407:52:59The Fort Frances Muskies boys soccer team fell 2-0 to Kenora in the b-side final of a tournament in Winnipeg.Mitch Cain did earn tournament all-star honours, scoring twice for the...

Post date: May 04, 2009

2009-05-0406:56:48Education will be in the spotlight this week.It's education week in Ontario, and Superintendent of Education for the Rainy River District School Board, Heather Campbell says each...

Post date: May 04, 2009

2009-05-0406:44:14This year's Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce's Home and Leisure Show is begin called a huge success.Exact attendance figures aren't immediately know, but president Cathy Emes was...

Post date: May 04, 2009

2009-05-0406:48:15Members of the Fort Frances Library Board and town council will sit down together today to discuss the new library and technology centre project.The meeting comes nearly a month...

Post date: May 04, 2009

2009-05-0406:49:43Northwestern Ontario municipalities will be on the hook for any investigations of Northwestern Health Unit meetings.Local residents who feel the health unit held a closed door...

Post date: May 04, 2009

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