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A new policy allowing free speech, ordered by the Ford government, has been accepted by officials at Confederation College.Vice-president Brenda Small says it’s a province-wide policy for all...

Post date: December 21, 2018

A planned opening of Beer Stores on Boxing Day won't be enjoyed in much of northwestern Ontario.The Beer Store announcing that 100 stores across the province will be open.Only a location in...

Post date: December 20, 2018

The Canadian Competition Bureau has agreed to look at retail gas prices in northwestern Ontario.Kenora-Rainy River MPP Greg Rickford made the appeal last month.He says the Bureau will be looking at...

Post date: December 20, 2018

Koochiching County will be collecting a little more tax dollars next year.The County's Board of Commissioners approved the County's budget this week that includes a 4.4 per cent increase in...

Post date: December 20, 2018

Two Dryden residents face charges in connection with the death of a young boy in February 2017.At the time, a 3-year-old died in hospital after being in medical distress while at a home.After a...

Post date: December 20, 2018

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation is thankful the carbon tax is gone in Ontario.It's unveiled a billboard in the heart of downtown Toronto to express its thanks to Premier Doug Ford.The billboard...

Post date: December 20, 2018

An area trustee will continue to serve as chair of the Northwest Catholic District School Board.David Sharp, who represents the Stratton area, was elected chair at the board's inaugural meeting...

Post date: December 20, 2018

An ultra-marathon race between International Falls and Tower, Minnesota is set to go next month.The Arrowhead Ultra 135 is considered to be one of the 'World's Toughest Endurance Challenges...

Post date: December 20, 2018

One of the hurdles for Repap Resources necessary in taking over Resolute Forest Product's idled mill in Fort Frances appears to have been cleared.Unifor says it has a general framework toward a...

Post date: December 19, 2018

Rainycrest Long Term Care is preparing for another inspection.The January review could determine if the home can begin accepting new residents.Those admissions have been on hold since the Ministry of...

Post date: December 19, 2018

A couple of attempts by the NDP to have a select committee of the legislature look at the hiring of Ron Taverner as the next OPP Commissioner has been shot down.Leader Andrea Horwath wants the...

Post date: December 19, 2018

Canada Post is restoring its normal holiday delivery schedule guarantees for most of the country.The Crown corporation suspended the guarantees in mid-November after rotating strikes by postal...

Post date: December 19, 2018

The latest round of mediated talks between Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers has ended without a settlement.The Union says the two sides remain too part apart and there was no...

Post date: December 19, 2018

Matt Spence scored twice including the game-winner early in the third as the Fort Frances Muskies boys hockey team skated to a 5-4 win over Kenora's Thomas Aquinas Saints at the Ice for Kids...

Post date: December 19, 2018

Fort Frances Muskies girls curling team ran the table during exhibition play in Atikokan.The team went 4-0 after wins over Sioux North and Red Lake Monday.Rainy River Owls girls team finished up 3-1....

Post date: December 19, 2018

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