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The Chapple, Emo, LaVallee and Alberton Fire and Emergency Service has imposed a fire ban.The department says it was necessary because of multiple fires it was dealing with over the weekend,...

Post date: August 13, 2018

The Fire Chief of the Fort Frances Fire and Rescue Service wants to add more volunteer firefighters to the roster.Tyler Moffitt is asking town council to approve the increase from 20 to 30 with 10...

Post date: August 13, 2018

A Lakehead University researcher is receiving more than $440,000 to investigate the impact of climate change on the Boreal Forest.Dr. Han Chen will spend three years working with a team of...

Post date: August 13, 2018

 A 46-year-old Atikokan man will be in court next month on an impaired driving charge.OPP say they laid the charge while conducting a RIDE check Sunday at 9 a.m. 

Post date: August 13, 2018

The Wheelers Point Sanitary District in Baudette is receiving state funds toward the construction of a new wastewater treatment system.The Minnesota Public Facilities Authority has approved a grant...

Post date: August 13, 2018

OPP in the Rainy River district have releases statistics from their work over the August long weekend.Police responded to 127 calls, issuing 51 charges.Thirty-one were related to Highway Traffic Act...

Post date: August 13, 2018

The search continues for a missing Dryden man.                         ...

Post date: August 13, 2018

Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry forest firefighters continue to remain busy.Seven new fires were reported yesterday.Among them, a small lightning-caused blaze near West Jackfish Lake,...

Post date: August 13, 2018

We could see or smell smoke in the air today.Environment Canada says smoke plumes from forest fires in Alberta and British Columbia are drifting into the area.That could reduce air quality if the...

Post date: August 13, 2018
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At Emo Speedway Saturday, Brody Strachan was one of four to finish the modified feature, taking top spot.That's his fourth win of the year.Jason Anderson of Fort Frances won the mid-west modified...

Post date: August 13, 2018

Area motocross racers were in Kakabeka Falls for the fifth race of the Superior Dirt Riders series.Dylan Tessier of Devlin was 2nd in the 85cc 12-16 age class and 3rd in Super-minis.Landon Flinders...

Post date: August 13, 2018

Stay cool is the message from Environment Canada as much of the Northwest is under a heat warning. Meteorologist Ria Alsen has some tips to deal with highs that will feel like the mid-thirties...

Post date: August 12, 2018

The Dryden Detachment of the OPP says it's continuing the search for a missing 28 year old man.Henry Stone-Arnold was last spoken to on  August 8th at 11pm.His vehicle was later located near...

Post date: August 11, 2018

A few more details are being released about Friday's fatal shooting of two police officers and two civilians in Fredericton.City Police Chief Leanne Fitch was asked what kind of gun was used....

Post date: August 11, 2018

An ‘air quality advisory’ is in effect for our areaEnvironment Canada says there’s smoke in the air - but it’s coming from fires very far awayPossible high levels of air...

Post date: August 11, 2018

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