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2009-04-2713:36:40Area motorists are being told to either Lock it or Lose it.The warning from the O-P-P comes in response to a rash of vehicle break-ins in the west end of Fort Frances. About a dozen...

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2009-04-2713:40:41JUNO Award-winning Kim Mitchell will highlight this year's entertainment at the Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship in July.Mitchell's presence at the Championship was announced...

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2009-04-2713:38:42The province's health minister says the SARS outbreak of 2003 makes Ontario uniquely positioned to handle any possible swine flu outbreak that may take place here.Health Minister...

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2009-04-2713:37:44The fire tower and the library and technology centre come back to Fort France town council for further discussion tonight.Councillors are expected to consider a more than 1-million...

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2009-04-2713:27:19There's been a sudden death in Fort FrancesProvincial Police say the body of 23-year-old Courtney Jack was discovered in a Sixth Street West home yesterday afternoon. The cause of...

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2009-04-2707:19:29Fort Frances Town Council will consider holding a joint meeting with its library board.The suggestion is to be discussed during tonight's council's meeting. Councillor Andrew...

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2009-04-2707:17:15A lengthy bargaining session last week has resulted in a tentative deal for elementary school teachers in the Rainy River district.Both the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario...

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2009-04-2707:20:21Town councillors will hear from Fort Frances Fire and Rescue Fire Chief  Gerry Armstrong regarding Emergency Preparedness WeekGlenn Burton, district manager of Union Gas, will also...

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2009-04-2707:21:53Northern Ontario will still be exposed to some of the chemicals banned by the provincial government.That's according to an advocacy group in Timmins called STRONG, or Saving The...

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2009-04-2707:24:48Premier Dalton McGuinty says legislation is on the way that will see health-care professionals able to expand the services they provide.For example, physiotherapists would be...

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2009-04-2707:25:33The Ontario Breast Screening Program mobile coach is on the road again making the rounds of Northwestern Ontario.From April to October the coach visits 30 communities from Wawa to...

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2009-04-2707:41:16There were several multiple winners on the final day of the Rainy River District Festival of the Performing Arts.Maxwell Williams led the way with three first-place honours in the...

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2009-04-2707:45:07Steve Arpin managed to avoid the big crash and ended his night at Talladega Speedway on Friday with a 11th place finish in the ARCA-ReMax 250.Arpin now sits 9th in the overall...

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2009-04-2707:51:21The International Falls Bronco's boys baseball team was successful in its home opener Friday against Proctor winning 7-3.Chris Little hit a two-run homer and Dan Eldien scattered...

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2009-04-2408:10:47Fire hydrants in the city of Littlefork are being flushed today.The Littlefork Water Department will be performing the work this morning. Officials says water users may experience...

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