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A Fort Frances woman's challenges of being visually and hearing impaired now being told in a new book."A Better Sense of Self" was penned by Dawnelee Wright.It was launched during a...

Post date: June 09, 2017

A Fort Frances woman is wrapping up three weeks of training at the RCMP Academy in Regina.Melissa McGinnis is one of just two people from northern Ontario selected to take part in a three-week...

Post date: June 09, 2017

A new mental health and addicitions wellness centre is expected to address an urgent need.Fort Frances Tribal Area Health Services is currently working on the facility, located on property to the...

Post date: June 09, 2017

Stunning and explosive testimony from former director of the FBI James Comey in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee about his conversations with U.S. president Donald Trump.In his written...

Post date: June 08, 2017

The provincial government is launching a broad range of programs to try and improve the justice system in northwestern Ontario.Attorney General Yasir Naqvi says they are hiring more people to work in...

Post date: June 08, 2017

OPP are still looking to locate a man wanted on a Canada Wide Warrant.Daniel Sanche was supposed to show up for curfew to a court identified location in Kenora on May 25 but failed to do so.He also...

Post date: June 08, 2017

Two area resident who are activie volunteers in their community schools have been recognized by the Rainy River District School Board.Selena Vanesse of Rainy River and Jimmy Warren of Atikokan have...

Post date: June 08, 2017

The first Canadian woman to travel among the stars wants to inspire local youth.Roberta Bondar is on a regional tour, making stops this week in Kenora and Thunder Bay.Part of her message has to do...

Post date: June 08, 2017

A former Fort Frances resident who's being credited for being a strong advocate for agricultural workers had died.Stan Raper, who was born in Fort Frances, became an active member of labour...

Post date: June 08, 2017

The Ontario government plans to implement a new medical dispatch system to help prioritize 911 calls for ambulance services.It would re-direct low-priority calls to other facilities other than a...

Post date: June 08, 2017

Not record setting, but spring was a little cooler than normal in International Falls.The National Weather Service says the average temperature came in at just below 37 F, about 1.5 degrees off the...

Post date: June 08, 2017

The Ontario government is proposed to bring forward universal child care in the province.It's starting with a strategy that includes spending $1.6 billion to establish 45-thousand new licensed...

Post date: June 08, 2017

An Atikokan man has been charged after being picked up for impaired driving while on an all-terrain vehicle.OPP stopped the ATV in the area of O'Brien Street and Mercury Avenue in Atikokan Friday...

Post date: June 08, 2017

The chief of Rainy River First Nation is taking exception to comments being made by the OPP Commissioner over his forces role in the death of Stacy DeBungee.Vince Hawkes stated this week that the OPP...

Post date: June 08, 2017

The former Quetico Centre near Atikokan is back up on the market.The site was acquired five years ago by a former Toronto educator with the intent of developing it into a private college.Michael...

Post date: June 08, 2017

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