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The province's chief coroner is one step closer to possibly calling for an inquest into all Ontario First Nation fire deaths. Dr. Dirk Huyer indicates he and his federal counterparts are...

Post date: December 01, 2017

The Ontario Energy Board is holding hearings on a proposed hydro rate increase.Hydro One Remote Communities wants electricity distribution rates increased by $1.55 per month for year round customers...

Post date: December 01, 2017

New funding for the Northern Ontario School of Medicine could help tackle the algae problem in our region's lakes. Professor Greg Ross says one million dollars from the federal government...

Post date: December 01, 2017

An active month for building in Fort Frances in October.The town issued twelve building permits that month for work valued in excess of $164-thousand.All were related to housing projects and...

Post date: November 30, 2017

Another scam to be aware of in northwestern Ontario.This one involves fake speeding tickets.A listener reached out to our newsroom to report receiving an email claiming to be from the government on...

Post date: November 30, 2017

Strong winds moved across the Rainy River district and northern Minnesota overnight with gusts reaching in excess of 60 kilometres an hour in some locations.They hit the 50 km/h mark in Fort Frances....

Post date: November 30, 2017

The Fort Frances Community Christmas Parade goes this Saturday.It is a week later than usual.Organizer Scott Krienke-Turvey says it was done at the request of some groups who were having troubles...

Post date: November 30, 2017

The deaths of eleven children in the province are being investigated by the Chief Coroner of Ontario.He established an expert panel that will be look into the deaths that occurred from January of...

Post date: November 30, 2017

The Fort Frances Public Library and Technology Centre is receiving kudos from most residents.The Library has released the results of a community survey done as part of efforts to become accredited....

Post date: November 30, 2017

Siobhan Mackintosh and Taylor Crosswell notched hattricks as the Fort Frances Muskies girls hockey team skated to a 9-0 win over the Queen Elizabeth Warriors in Sioux Lookout last night.Annalise...

Post date: November 30, 2017

Almost 100 high schools students have been offered scholarships through the Rainy River Community College's Foundation.Fifty-nine graduating seniors are eligible for $6-thousand as 'Top of...

Post date: November 30, 2017

No injuries reported following an accident west of International Falls Tuesday morning involving a school bus.Minnesota State Patrol says a pick-up truck was trying to pass the bus on Highway 11 near...

Post date: November 30, 2017

Still time to comment on a new calendar for the next school year.Public, Catholic and French School Boards within the Kenora and Rainy River districts are gathering input toward establish a common...

Post date: November 30, 2017

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has made an apology on behalf of the federal government for the treatment of LGBTQ2 Canadians.Trudeau says the role of a government is to protect its citizens and in...

Post date: November 30, 2017

No regrets from a northwestern Ontario woman who was recently eliminated from the reality show The Bachelor Canada.Jessie Baker, who is originally from Emo, was among the final six before failing to...

Post date: November 29, 2017

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