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Some major building projects in the town of Fort Frances starting last month.A report by the town shows 17 permits being issued for projects totaling more than $1.2 million.Two were new housing...

Post date: October 16, 2017

One last attempt to avoid a strike by Ontario's college faculty. The union representing faculty, including those at Confederation college, has put forward what it calls its final offer in...

Post date: October 15, 2017

An Ignace woman has been found safe by the OPP. Provincial Police alerted the public earlier this morning that a 48-year-old woman hadn't been seen since Friday morning. They say she...

Post date: October 14, 2017

Provincial Police want your help locating a missing woman in the Ignace area. They say 48-year-old Robin Beauclair was last spotted just before 7:00 Friday morning in the Township of Ignace, and...

Post date: October 14, 2017

A 22-year-old man is in custody following an incident Wednesday night that started with a report of a stolen vehicle in Fort Frances.When OPP officers spotted it, the driver sped away.A short pursuit...

Post date: October 13, 2017

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine is tooting it's horn.It says since 2011, more than 160 family physicians who were educated at the School are now practicing medicine in the region....

Post date: October 13, 2017

Deb Matthews and Liz Sandals not seeking re-election are huge losses for Premier Kathleen Wynne, according to a Lakehead University political science professor.However, Laure Paquette says Kathleen...

Post date: October 13, 2017

Tickets are still available for next week's Legends All-Stars game in Fort Frances.Hockey Hall of Famer Marcel Dionne will be coaching that Legends team.He played 18 seasons in the NHL for the...

Post date: October 13, 2017

A focus on seniors the Fort Frances Fire and Rescue Service as it continues to promote Fire Prevention Week.Captain Wayne Riches spoke recently at the Seniors Fair held last week.He says kitchen...

Post date: October 13, 2017

The leader of the Progressive Conservative Party in Ontario is trying to paint himself as the champion of small business.Patrick Brown made yet another visit to the region this week, meeting with...

Post date: October 13, 2017

A request for the town of Fort Frances to take over maintanance of a private lane is heading back for more discussion at the council committee level.The Fort Frances Branch 29 Legion wrote the town...

Post date: October 13, 2017

Federal and provincial funding is being approved for First Nations across northwestern Ontario for water and waste water projects.A total of 8.8 million dollars will be shared among 116 communities...

Post date: October 13, 2017

A Justice of the Peace in Kenora has come under fire for comments made during a recent bail hearing.According to court transcript, Justice Robert McNally said during the proceedings "Sometimes I...

Post date: October 13, 2017

Fort Frances Lakers dropped a 4-3 decision in overtime in Thunder Bay.Cameron Birkeland, Carter Chorney and Ian Tookenay scored the goals for the Lakers.Former Laker netminder Brandon Bodnar stopped...

Post date: October 13, 2017

The Ontario government is again looking for your input into the next provincial budget.For the fourth straight year, it's set up a website to solicit ideas.This year, the government will provide...

Post date: October 13, 2017

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