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An updated notice from the Public Health Agency of Canada on the warnings of eating romaine lettuce due to an ecoli outbreak.They say the outbreak appears to be over and the risk to Canadians is now...

Post date: January 11, 2018

A new trustee representing the interests of the area's First Nations and their students has been appointed to the Rainy River District School Board.Couchiching First Nation Chief Brian Perreault...

Post date: January 11, 2018

Resolute Forest Products has been hit with more duties from the U.S.This time on newsprint.The U.S. Department of Commerce is placing a 4.42 per cent countervailing duty against Resolute as part of a...

Post date: January 11, 2018

More doctors for Fort Frances.Riverside Health Care Facilities Physician Recruiter Todd Hamilton says one new physician is expected to begin practice in September.He's hoping for at least more...

Post date: January 10, 2018

The search is now underway to find the next literary star in northwestern Ontario.The Northwestern Ontario Writers's Workshop is now accepting entries to its annual writing contest.It awards...

Post date: January 10, 2018

A pair of wins for the Fort Frances Muskies hockey teams.The boys hockey team improved to 7 and oh in NorWOSSA play with a 6-3 win over the Beaver Brae Broncos in Kenora.Eric Pitkanen scored twice...

Post date: January 10, 2018

The son of Senator Lynn Beyak is defending his mother following her removal from the Conservative Caucus for what the party says is her refusal to not remove "racist comments" concerning...

Post date: January 09, 2018

A date has been identified for an official opening of the Rainy Lake Square in Fort Frances.It's scheduled for May 17.Details are still being finalized.Local economic development consultant...

Post date: January 09, 2018
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A Fort Frances resident is expressing his concerns with the smoke coming from wood stoves.Stanley Hoard told town council last night that smoke from stoves in his neighbourhood was so thick last...

Post date: January 09, 2018

Watch for those tax bills in the near future.Fort Frances town council approved an interim tax levy that will collect about half of what you paid in taxes last year.Payments will be due at the end of...

Post date: January 09, 2018

New bus service for Fort Frances and Atikokan will soon start.Kasper Transportation announces on its Facebook page that service between Thunder Bay and Kenora, with stops in Fort Frances and Atikokan...

Post date: January 09, 2018

The Rainy River District School Board is looking at a change to how it pays its senior management.It's currently seeking comment on a compensation program that would move the salaries of its...

Post date: January 09, 2018

The town of Atikokan is eyeing an existing public school as a possible site for an affordable housing complex for seniors.The town's currently wrapping up a survey to identify interest and the...

Post date: January 09, 2018

A rough night for the Fort Frances Lakers.They were dumped by the Dryden GM Ice Dogs in Dryden 8-0.The Lakers have now lost 13 straight.Two of those games were decided in the shootout. ...

Post date: January 09, 2018

The NDP continue to sound the alarm on the overcrowding in our hospitals.Leader Andrea Horwath is placing blame on a decade of funding cuts by the provincial Liberals. She notes the province...

Post date: January 09, 2018

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