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One of northwestern Ontario's most beleaguered First Nation communities is getting hooked up to the electricity grid.  Pikangikum First Nation is being connected to the Ontario power grid....

Post date: August 17, 2017

The Rainy River Valley Agricultural Society's annual fall fair opens this afternoon in Emo.The midway starts at 2 p.m. with the Exhibition Hall opening to the public at 4 pm.Tonight, the Fair...

Post date: August 17, 2017

The International Joint Commission continues public meeting today on the draft proposals over the management of water levels on Rainy Lake and Namakan Lake.Commissioners are at the Kabetogama Lake...

Post date: August 17, 2017

Fort Frances native Steve Arpin could have a teammate in the Global Rallycross Championship.In a NBC radio podcast, former NASCAR driver Tony Stewart says Arpin has asked him to join his race team on...

Post date: August 17, 2017

Ontario's Premier Kathleen Wynne is rejecting calls to raise the HST one per cent.The Association of Municipalities of Ontario says the increase will help municipalities offset the cost of...

Post date: August 17, 2017

The Borderland Soccer League has named its award winners for this past season.MVP's are Sara Kellar on the women's side while Ian Jodoin and Lucas Koomans were co-winners on the men's....

Post date: August 17, 2017

Rainy River Community College is celebrating a milestone.It was 50 years ago that the International Falls college came into existence.Recruitment director Barb Fisher says the College has played an...

Post date: August 17, 2017

Some additional funds for the Backus Community Center in International Falls.It's received a thousand dollar grant from the Diocese of Duluth and their Catholic Relief Services Rice Bowl Small...

Post date: August 17, 2017

The federal government will be expanding the Energy Star Program to include industry.Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr announced the expansion of the program that will see Canadian industry...

Post date: August 17, 2017

A new surgeon for Rainy Lake Medical Center.Dr. Daniel Margo, who is a general surgeon in Grand Rapid, has now joined the International Falls hospital's surgical team as a Board Certified General...

Post date: August 17, 2017

We could be in for a lot of rain today.Environment Canada says some areas could receive as much as 5 centimetres by the time the storm system moves out of the area tomorrow morning.That's...

Post date: August 17, 2017

"Irresponsible" is how the Ontario Chamber of Commerce describes the legislation that would increase the minimum wage to $15 dollars per hour.The Chamber estimates implementation of Bill...

Post date: August 17, 2017

The Alzheimer's Society of Kenora-Rainy River still welcoming motorcycle riders to sign up for its Ride for Sight.It takes place this Saturday.Client Services Coordinator Mary O'Connor says...

Post date: August 16, 2017

International Falls has a new doctor.Dr. James MacNutt is now seeing patients at the Rainy Lake Medical Centre every other month until November when he will start seeing patients every month.MacNutt...

Post date: August 16, 2017

OPP are looking for the public's help in solving a series of break-ins that occurred last week in Fort Frances.Police say the break-ins occurred to homes in the Third Street East and Patchin...

Post date: August 16, 2017

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