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The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is reminding Minnesotans that fishing, hunting and trapping licenses for 2017 expire a week from tomorrow.2018 licenses for are now available wherever...

Post date: February 21, 2018

The first ever Ice Dragons Challenge is being hailed a success.Six teams, most from outside the area, took part in Saturday's event on Rainy Lake.Boundary Waters Dragon Boat Club's Annelly...

Post date: February 21, 2018

Patrick Brown is a different seat when provincial lawmakers get back to work.The Legislature is resuming today, and Brown will be sitting as an independent after he was removed from the Progressive...

Post date: February 20, 2018

The provincial government is being asked for a bit more money to help maintain forest access roads in northern Ontario.Eacom operates a lumber mill in Ear Falls, and spokesperson Christine Leduc says...

Post date: February 20, 2018

More help for the forest industry.The federal government is giving $780-thousand to consultant FP Innovations.Spokesperson John Pineau says they're setting up a program to connect area businesses...

Post date: February 20, 2018

A pair of goals from Jaedin Ness paced the Fort Frances Lakers to a 4-1 win over the Minnesota Iron Rangers during a Monday afternoon tilt at the Ice for Kids Arena.Adam Withers and Julian Uhryniuk...

Post date: February 20, 2018

Some changes for anyone wanting to run in the upcoming municipal elections.The nomination period has been greatly reduced this year.The first day nominations can be filed is May 1 with the final day...

Post date: February 20, 2018

The Minnesota Legislature is back in session today.The state's lawmakers have a long list of proposed bills to deal with and just three months to get the job done.This is also the final year in...

Post date: February 20, 2018

An admissions freeze at a Fort Frances area long-term care home is raising alarm bells with the NDP. Kenora-Rainy River MPP Sarah Campbell says the order to stop admitting new patients at...

Post date: February 18, 2018

Don't rule out Patrick Brown just yet.Brown has officially registered to get his his old job back as leader of the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party.His name is listed in the Elections...

Post date: February 16, 2018

A new session of the Ontario Legislature begins next week, but don't expect Kenora-Rainy River M.P.P. Sarah Campbell to be in attendance.Campbell has announced on Facebook that she has just had...

Post date: February 16, 2018

One less option for long term care in the Fort Frances area, at least in the short term.Riverside Health Care says it is not taking any admission right now at the Rainycrest Long Term Care facility....

Post date: February 16, 2018

Jaedin Ness scored twice while goaltender Ismael Ralsten made 29 saves and picked up an assist as the Fort Frances Lakers doubled up the Minnesota Iron Rangers 6-3 last night at Hoyt Lakes.Julian...

Post date: February 15, 2018

Ontario's Minister of Indigenous and Reconciliation has wrapped up a fact-finding mission in northwestern Ontario.David Zimmer met with aboriginal leaders from several area First Nations last...

Post date: February 15, 2018

The new school year will start after Labour Day.Trustees with the Rainy River District School Board approved a new school calendar at their meeting last week.Trustees with the Keewatin-Patricia...

Post date: February 14, 2018

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