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The list of communities to benefit from a infrastructure program for recreational projects have been released.It includes just two municipalities from the Rainy River district.The township of...

Post date: July 08, 2009

A request for a zoning amendment that could pave the way for Weechi-it-te-win Family Services to move its Training and Learning Centre to Alberton comes before that township's council tonight.A...

Post date: July 08, 2009

It's now underway.Work on the new library and technology centre in Fort Frances began Monday with crews setting up security fencing around the site at the corners of Reid Avenue and Scott Street....

Post date: July 07, 2009

School board trustees with the Rainy River District School Board have agreed to a number of resolutions regarding new Robert Moore School.The items finalize a site management plan needed before a...

Post date: July 07, 2009

Bottled water has become a necessity in Kenora.A power outage impacting the city's water treatment facility forced the Northwestern Health Unit to impose a boil water advisory.Residents there are...

Post date: July 07, 2009

The driver of a transport that overturned on McIrvine Road yesterday morning has been charged by the OPP.Police says the transport was exiting from Sungro at the time of the accident.It forced the...

Post date: July 07, 2009

Two new forest fires were reported in the West Fire Region yesterday, both human caused.One was located in the Rainy River district about 20 kilometres east of Fort Frances.It's listed as being under...

Post date: July 07, 2009

A financial assistance program to improve store fronts is being promoted to businesses in the Fort Frances area.Regional Economic Development Officer for the Rainy River Future Development...

Post date: July 07, 2009

Bureaucrats with the Ministries of Natural Resources and Northern Development and Mines have started the work on moving the forestry portfolio away from the MNR.Premier Dalton McGuinty announced the...

Post date: July 07, 2009

The Ontario Human Rights Commission has filed complaints against three transit authorities in the province include Thunder Bay Transit.The commission says systems in Thunder Bay, Hamilton and Sudbury...

Post date: July 07, 2009

There's a new exhibit focusing at the Fort Frances Museum focusing around Pither's Point Park.Museum Curators Pam Hawley says the exhibit shows the importance of the park to the Fort Frances area and...

Post date: July 07, 2009

A forest fire east of Fort Frances is being investigated by the Ministry of Natural Resources.The fire located about 20 kilometres east of the town broke out yesterday.It's listed as being under...

Post date: July 07, 2009

Activity at the Fort Frances airport appears to be remaining stable.Statistics Canada says there were 451 take-offs and landings during the month of April.That's about the same as April of last year....

Post date: July 07, 2009

Activity at the Fort Frances airport appears to be remaining stable. Statistics Canada says there were 451 take-offs and landings during the month of April.That's about the same as April of last year...

Post date: July 07, 2009

The town of Fort Frances and the Rainy River Future Development Corporation is promoting a series of financial incentive programs to bolstering the local economy.Regional Economic Development Officer...

Post date: July 06, 2009

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