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A loud bang in the area of Highway 61 and Mount Forest Blvd has police wondering about a possible meteorite hitting earth.Constable Julie Tilbury says the event shook homes in the area late Wednesday...

Post date: December 15, 2017
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A pair of communities in the Rainy River district are on the receiving end of funding through municipal insurance provider Frank Cowan Company and its Home Town Program.The town of Fort Frances is...

Post date: December 15, 2017

A Rainy River area First Nation is receiving some provincial support to help increase access to safe and nutritious food.Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation will use $180-thousand dollars to evaluate...

Post date: December 15, 2017
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Fort Frances High School's Co-operative Education program in the spotlight this week.The nearly 50 students involved this semester displayed their projects related to their co-op.Cameron Lidkea...

Post date: December 15, 2017

A sweep on the court for the Fort Frances Muskies.The Muskies senior boys basketball team eeked out a 56-55 win over the visiting Beaver Brae Broncos from Kenora led by Kobi Ward who put down 22...

Post date: December 15, 2017

The provincial government says about 90 per cent of students affected by the college faculty strike have returned back to the classroom.Premier Kathleen Wynne expects that figure to be even higher...

Post date: December 15, 2017

There's a new law  to replace the Ontario Municipal Board which as been used by some to create roadblocks to controversial projects.Municipal Affairs Minister Bill Mauro says his bill will...

Post date: December 15, 2017

The park office at Point Park will remain unstaffed during the summer months.Fort Frances town council voted this week to keep the office closed based on an administration report that it could be too...

Post date: December 14, 2017

Hydro One is taking back control of its call centres,The centres are currently being operated by a third party on a contract that expires at the end of February.Hydro One says the take back is being...

Post date: December 14, 2017

First Responders from the Rainy River and Kenora districts will be exchanging ambulances for hockey sticks today.They're taking part in a charity game at the Ice for Kids Arena in Fort Frances.It...

Post date: December 14, 2017

The Sister Kennedy Centre will be renamed.Fort Frances town council narrowly agreed Monday to endorse a change to the Fort Frances Seniors Centre.Councillor June Caul, who sits on the Centre's...

Post date: December 14, 2017

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton is appointing Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith as Senator to Washington.She will fill the seat being vacated by Al Franken who's stepping down over sexual harassment...

Post date: December 14, 2017

A warmer and wetter than normal Fall season for International Falls.The National Weather Service says the average temperature was just below 41 F, about half a degree warmer than normal for the...

Post date: December 14, 2017

Fort Frances Lakers dropped a 3-2 decision to the Dryden GM Ice Dogs in Dryden.Lakers have now lost 8 in a row.Julian Uhryniuk and Jack Bernie provided the scoring. Atikokan Voyageurs court...

Post date: December 14, 2017

A very "senior" choir will take to the stage at Rainycrest Long Term Care home this afternoon.The Hallet Hall Choraliers are all residents of the home.Director Diane Maxey, who helps out at...

Post date: December 13, 2017

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