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The Northwestern Health Unit says it will not be lobbying against the legalization of marijuana.Medical Officer of Health Dr. Kit Young Hoon says as far as they are concerned there needs to be lots...

Post date: February 06, 2018

A program that's helping area students gain easier access to local libraries and materials on-line has been recognized.The Rainy River District Library Cooperative has won the Minister’s...

Post date: February 06, 2018

Rainy River Community College has added to its staff.Five new teachers are now on part of the college faculty.They are Andrea Luella Gohl (Art), Andrew Berry (Philosophy), Britta Lofgren (Phlebotomy...

Post date: February 05, 2018

Fort Frances Muskies boys hockey team ended up second at the Piper Classic in Winnipeg, losing 2-1 to Sturgeon Heights in the final game.Eric Pitkanen, Jon Busch, and Byron Stewart were selected...

Post date: February 05, 2018

In Pikangikum First Nation, a two-month-old boy has died. OPP say they were called to help Pikangikum Police on January 31st when Neil Neegan Andi Keeper was pronounced dead at the community...

Post date: February 04, 2018

A recalled nursery heater could start fires or cause burns. Vornado is recalling its Cribside Sensor Nursery Heater after five reports from the US of the product catching fire almost immediately...

Post date: February 03, 2018
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More than 100,000 baby onesies are being recalled due to a choking hazard. Health Canada says they're from the company Alstyle Apparel & Activewear.There's been one report of metal...

Post date: February 03, 2018

Another Extreme Cold Warning has been issued for a big chunk of the Northwest. Environment Canada say an arctic air mass is bringing bitter cold and wind chill down to minus 40 or colder. ...

Post date: February 03, 2018

Canadians could soon have to make a slight adjustment to their national anthem.The Senate approved legislation yesterday, that will make O'Canada more gender neutral.Bill #C210 has been adopted...

Post date: February 01, 2018

Expect to see members of the Rainy River District Paramedic Services even more often.They've come together to form the Rainy River Association of Professional Paramedics.Co-chair Malcolm Daley...

Post date: January 31, 2018

It's a day to strike up a conversation about mental health.Bell Let's Talk Day is donating 5 cents to Canadian mental health programs for every social media interaction you make today....

Post date: January 31, 2018

Simon Palm's goal early in the third stood as the winner as the International Falls  Broncos boys hockey team edged the Fort Frances Muskies 2-1 in a game played at the Ice for Kids Arena...

Post date: January 31, 2018

The interim leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario says he will not be running for the party's top job.Vic Fedeli says he wants to focus his time exclusively as being the interim...

Post date: January 31, 2018

For the first time in years, the new school year in northwestern Ontario could begin after Labour Day.Area school boards have come out with their draft calendar for the 2018/2019 school year.It shows...

Post date: January 31, 2018

The Fort Frances Polices Services Board is voicing its concern with a proposal contained in a re-write of the Police Services Act.It's calls for one police services board in each OPP detachment...

Post date: January 30, 2018

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