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Fort Frances Herricanes are alone atop the Rainy River District Women's Fastball League standings once again.The Herricanes got by Emo 12-10 while the Mud Dogs slipped to third following a 20-5...

Post date: June 08, 2017

Minnesota is joining a coalition of states who'll says they'll uphold the Paris Accord despite President Trump's desire to withdraw and possibly renegotiate the deal.The coalition was...

Post date: June 07, 2017

A new online tool has been launched for job seekers in northwestern Ontario.The one-stop search engine pulls job postings from various sites all across the districts of Kenora, Rainy River and...

Post date: June 07, 2017

The threat of a strike at liquor stores across Ontario is looming large.The union representing workers is asking the Ministry of Labour to issue a "no board" report in its contract talks...

Post date: June 07, 2017

A Emo-based community organization has been approved by the province to operate a new child care centre at the west end of the district.The Emo Child Care Centre proposes to run the centre out of...

Post date: June 07, 2017

Progressive Conservatives are gleaming following last Thursday's by-election win in Sault Ste. Marie.It's the first time a Tory has been elected in that riding since 1981.Leader Patrick Brown...

Post date: June 07, 2017

An economic think-tank is the latest to come out against the provincial government's decision to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour.The Fraser Institute's Charles Lamman says the decision...

Post date: June 07, 2017

The region's bear population is being put under the microscope.The Ministry of Natural Resources is once again collecting hair samples to keep tabs on the number of bears in the region....

Post date: June 07, 2017

Kenora-Rainy River MPP Sarah Campbell has been successful in getting a motion passed at Queen's Park to overhaul the Northern Health Travel Grant program.All party support came last Thursday on...

Post date: June 07, 2017

No change at the top of the Rainy River District Women's Fastball League standings after wins by the front runners last night.Fort Frances Her-ricanes stayed tied for first with the Mud Dogs...

Post date: June 07, 2017

A Sault Ste. Marie man has been fined a thousand dollar for a hunting infraction committed in the Rainy River district.David Burmaster was charged last October by a Ministry of Natural Resources...

Post date: June 07, 2017

OPP say a Wisconsin man who died in the Upsala area last week suffered a medical event while in the water.57-year-old Daniel Hesselberg of Onalaska had been attempting to retrieve a boat that went...

Post date: June 07, 2017

First it was free tuition now it will be free textbooks and education resources available online for students attending university and collegeThe Ontario government is partnering with eCampusOntario...

Post date: June 07, 2017

A new play from Fort Frances High School students and this one comes with sub-titles.The play was written and will be performed this Thursday by students in Dany Michaud's Grade 11-12 French...

Post date: June 07, 2017

Some significant changes for the justice system in northwestern Ontario.The province's Attorney General has announced a broad range of programs and staff hirings toreduce the time-to-trial. ...

Post date: June 07, 2017

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