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The Rainy River District Social Services Administrative Board will be taking on the operational control of new child care facilities in the area.The facilities are to be connected to schools in Fort...

Post date: January 23, 2019

The Rainy River District Social Services Administration Board has a new board of directors.Made up of municipal representatives from across the region, eleven are returning members.Councillor Andrew...

Post date: January 23, 2019

Rainy River Mayor Deb Ewald will take over as president of the Rainy River District Municipal Association.Her appointment was made during the RRDMA's meeting in Stratton on the weekend.Alberton...

Post date: January 22, 2019
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The MPP for Kenora-Rainy River says area municipalities can be assured they have an ally in Toronto.Speaking at the Rainy River District Municipal Association meeting in Stratton on the weekend, Greg...

Post date: January 22, 2019

Repap Resources is revealing more details about its plans for the idled Resolute Forest Products mill in Fort Frances.Vice-president of Operations Sean Twomey spoke about those plans to municipal...

Post date: January 22, 2019

An Atikokan woman has been charged with impaired driving following an accident in that community last Thursday night.OPP say officers witnessed the crash.A 49-year-old was arrested at the scene and...

Post date: January 21, 2019

Fort Frances town council holds the first of what is expected to be several special meetings today to discuss the proposed 2019 budget.The operating deficit is now at just over $796-thousand.It's...

Post date: January 21, 2019
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Kim Beaudry's Fort Frances rink rallied for a 6-4 win over Kenora's Peggy Taylor Saturday to capture the Northern Ontario senior women's curling championship in Thunder Bay.That earns...

Post date: January 21, 2019

Students in Ontario will pay less for their postsecondary education over the next two years.The PC government has announced that all colleges and universities in Ontario will see a 10 per cent...

Post date: January 18, 2019

As the partial federal government shutdown drags on, the United States Department of Agriculture will pay February's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program funds starting in late January...

Post date: January 18, 2019

Fort Frances Lakers host the Minnesota Iron Rangers and Thief River Falls tonight and tomorrow.Coach Wayne Strachan is treating them as must-win games.Game time for both is 7:30 p.m. at the Ice for...

Post date: January 18, 2019

Customs officers in northwestern Ontario are showing their support to their U.S. counterparts impacted by the federal government shutdown.U.S. Customs and Border Protection personnel aren't...

Post date: January 18, 2019

Customs officers in northwestern Ontario are showing their support to their U.S. counterparts impacted by the federal government shutdown.U.S. Customs and Border Protection personnel aren't...

Post date: January 18, 2019

Atikokan is adding its name to the list of communities willing to host a cannabis retail store.Town council made their decision to opt-in earlier this week.Mayor Dennis Brown says they saw no real...

Post date: January 18, 2019

A split for the Fort Frances Muskies on the ice in Dryden.The boys hockey team held on for a 6-5 win over the EaglesPeyton Avis scored twice with singles from Jake Barker, Matt Spence, Austin...

Post date: January 18, 2019

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