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CN says it will spend $3.2 billion this year upgrading its infrastructure.This includes the purchase of sixty new GE locomotives.They will be the first of 200 to be ordered over the next three years....

Post date: January 26, 2018

A Fort Frances businesswoman wants to help other woman 'Dress For Work.'Jennifer Horton, owner of Curvy Chick, is seeking gently-used women's business attire as part of a program that...

Post date: January 25, 2018

Some residents will be without power briefly this weekend.Hydro One say it will go from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday afternoon.The outages will impact about 860 customers living in the townships of Senn,...

Post date: January 25, 2018

Thunder Bay's Al Hackner has a share of the lead with two other rinks at the Northern Ontario Curling Association's senior men's curling playdown in Sault Ste. Marie.Hackner, Mike Pozihun...

Post date: January 25, 2018

Seniors are most likely to be diagnosed with cancer this year.That according to Cancer Care Ontario in a new report that looked at the state of Cancer in the province with a focus on seniors between...

Post date: January 25, 2018

Backus Community Center in International Falls has some extra cash to work with.Citzens for Backus/AB has received a $130-thousand dollar grant from the Otto Bremer Trust.The Center's Ward...

Post date: January 25, 2018
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Organizers of Ice Box Days in International Falls are pleased with how the event went.President of the International Falls Area Chamber of Commerce Tricia Heibel says good weather helped."The...

Post date: January 25, 2018

As tax time draws near, so too does the ongoing scam connected to Canada Revenue Agency.There have been several reports of people receiving bogus emails and phone messages telling them they owe money...

Post date: January 24, 2018

The Lake of the Woods Sustainability Foundation is now accepting nominations for its awards it will present during its annual watershed forum in March.The Larry Kallemeyn Award recognizes researchers...

Post date: January 24, 2018

Youth in the region now have easier and quicker access to resources in a crisis situation.The Kenora-Rainy River Districts Youth Suicide Prevention Steering Committee has launched "Be Safe....

Post date: January 24, 2018

OPP are expressing concern with the number of fatalities on provincial highways this year.Twenty-nine people have been killed in the first three weeks of 2018.That's a 123 per cent increase over...

Post date: January 24, 2018

Ontario Provincial Police and the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs are urging snowmobilers to avoid risky behaviour on the trails.OPP say last winter was the worst since 2004 in term of the...

Post date: January 24, 2018

Fort Frances Lakers were defeated 7-1 last night by the Thief River Falls Norskies at the Ice for Kids Arena.Ian Jarvis, with his 12 of the season, had the Lakers lone goal.The Lakers next face the...

Post date: January 24, 2018

Ontario's Financial Accountability Office says the average household in the province owed nearly $154-thousand in 2016.In a commentary about household debt, the FAO lays the blame on low interest...

Post date: January 24, 2018

Fort Frances and other communities in the Rainy River district will get a share of provincial funding aimed at sprucing up their main streets.A total of $26-million is being doled out to...

Post date: January 24, 2018

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