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Two people have died in a crash on Highway 17 west of Vermilion Bay.OPP say 31-year-old Dustin McLaughlin from Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, and 13-year-old Cheyanne McLaughlin from Nipigon were...

Post date: January 16, 2018

Thunder Bay-Rainy River MP Don Rusnak is reaching out to high school students in his constituency.Rusnak spoke to students at Fort Frances High School Friday.He says it's somethings he's been...

Post date: January 15, 2018

Minnesotans can begin filing their state income tax forms at the end of the month.The January 29 date coincides with the federal opening.The deadline to file both with the Minnesota Department of...

Post date: January 15, 2018

Hailey Beaudry of Fort Frances and her Thunder Bay-based defeated Northwest Territories 13-2 to improve to 2 and 1 at the Canadian Junior Curling Championship in Shawinigan, Quebec.Beaudry's rink...

Post date: January 15, 2018

In Sioux Lookout, a 39-year-old woman Earlier reported missing has been located and is well  OPP had asked for the public's help finding Hazel Wesley earlier today and have confirmed she has...

Post date: January 13, 2018

It appears to be the end of the line for Caribou Coach bus service.The company has posted on their website that they would like to thank their patrons and staff for their support.They state it's...

Post date: January 12, 2018

Part time College staff across Ontario have voted overwhelmingly to join the Ontario Public Service Employees Union.OPSEU says 84 per cent cast ballots in support.The vote had been conducted in June...

Post date: January 12, 2018

A special emergency rescue team based out of Thunder Bay is getting some help from the province.Thunder Bay-Atikokan MPP Bill Mauro says the government has invested in the unit.Mauro says the team...

Post date: January 12, 2018

At the opening of the Northern Ontario Scotties in Sudbury, Thunder Bay's Krista McCarvile defeated Bella Croiser of Sudbury10-6.At the Masters provincial playdown, also in Sudbury, Thunder Bay...

Post date: January 12, 2018

Plenty of fundraising for the Alzheimer Society for Kenora-Rainy River Districts.This includes Coffee Break which any business, organization and individual can host.The Society's Executive...

Post date: January 12, 2018

The town of Fort Frances will being taking an annual review of its land sale policy.It's among recommendations put forward after a review of the policy led by the town's Economic Development...

Post date: January 11, 2018

An opportunity for women who may be considering running for political office in the near future.A panel session is planned for February 7 at Confederation College in Fort Frances.It is in part...

Post date: January 11, 2018

About four centimetres of snow so far for the Borderland region, but more expected before the system moves out of the area later today.Fort Frances and International Falls many see as much as 10 cms....

Post date: January 11, 2018

The flu is hitting Rainycrest Long Term Care Home in Fort Frances.It's prompted Riverside Health Care, along with the Northwestern Health Unit, to declare an outbreak and impose visitor...

Post date: January 11, 2018

In a surprise move, the president of Confederation College has decided to call it quits at the end of this year. Even though he has several years left on his contract, Jim Madder says he's...

Post date: January 11, 2018

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