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Fort Frances Muskies boys hockey teams scored a 4-1 win over the visiting Thomas Aquinas Saints from Kenora to open the NorWOSSA semi-final at the Duke in Couchiching First Nation.Jake Barker, Cole...

Post date: February 22, 2018

Organizers of Canada Day can expect a few more dollars from the town of Fort Frances.Council, at their budget meeting, were okay with giving the Fun in the Sun Committee $25-hundred dollars, an...

Post date: February 22, 2018

Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce won't be getting a boost in funding from the town.It had asked for $5-thousand for tourism promotion.Councillor Wendy Brunetta says they had explained to the...

Post date: February 22, 2018

Could be a good news budget for homeowners in Fort Frances.Going into Tuesday night's budget meeting, the town was looking at an operating budget was only a few thousand dollars in deficit.Deputy...

Post date: February 22, 2018

Koochiching County's smaller cities will get a share of tax dollars from a new transmission line being constructed.Commissioners agreed to set aside 25 per cent of those dollars beginning in 2019...

Post date: February 22, 2018

Caroline Mulroney thinks it's a disgrace the Ring of Fire development is taking so long.The PC leadership candidate was in Thunder Bay where she kicked off a tour of northern Ontario.Mulroney...

Post date: February 21, 2018

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

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