The Newsroom

Find what you are looking for in the news.

Premier-elect Doug Ford's promises for our region are getting criticism from an area political expert.Lakehead University Associate Professor of Political Science Laure Paquette says the Ford...

Post date: June 11, 2018

Doug Ford and his Progressive Conservatives will officially take over on June 29.He's already formed a transition team to assist in the changeover.Ford is meeting with the team today.Dean French...

Post date: June 11, 2018

A tender for various capital improvements within the town of Fort Frances is coming in higher than expected.The work includes an addition to a garage at the Fort Frances Cemetary, new flooring for...

Post date: June 11, 2018

Fort Frances town councillors will get an update on their strategic plan tonight.It was developed shortly after council took office four years ago.According to administration, 67 percent of the 43...

Post date: June 11, 2018

An effort to raise awareness and money for the Sunshine Kids Foundation.It provides free programs and events for children who are undergoing cancer treatments in hospitals across North America.Tanya...

Post date: June 11, 2018

The Alzheimer Society Kenora-Rainy River District wants your iPods!The society used them in their Music Project which helps people with dementia.Rylee Rieu, the Client Services Coordinator, says they...

Post date: June 11, 2018

There were four new forest fires reported in northwestern Ontario yesterday.One was in the Rainy River district, approximately 6 kilometres east of Irene Lake north of Atikokan.The Ministry of...

Post date: June 11, 2018

At Emo Speedway, Gavin Paull won the modified feature race Saturday.Jamie Davis, who finished second behind Paull, would race to the win in the mid-west modified feature.Tylar Wilson made it two...

Post date: June 11, 2018

Fort Frances Muskies boys soccer team finished with a 1-2-1 record at the all-Ontario AA championship in Tecumseh.Both losses came Friday which kept the Muskies from advancing to the playoff round....

Post date: June 11, 2018

Fort Frances Muskies track and field team are back from the all-Ontario high school championships in Toronto.Grace Petsnik was 19th in the junior girls long jump.She was 8th in the high jump.Aaron...

Post date: June 11, 2018

At the state track and field championships, Emma Gilbert of International Falls earned a silver medal in girls shot put on Friday.She threw for a distance of 43'7".Taylor Busch, also from...

Post date: June 11, 2018

A Spokesperson for outgoing Thunder Bay-Atikokan MPP Bill Mauro tells us they'll be keeping their eyes on the results of the official tabulation of provincial election votes today. They say...

Post date: June 10, 2018

Since the first Triple Crown win 99 years ago, it has only been claimed 13 times, the latest win coming only Saturday.Justify, a three year old chestnut colt with a large white blaze on his forehead...

Post date: June 10, 2018

A new government at Queen's Park isn't a worry for the president of the Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce. In fact, Charla Robinson notes Doug Ford's PC's share some of the...

Post date: June 10, 2018

By the end of this year, A&W Restaurants all across North America will no longer be using plastic straws.Susan Senecal, President and CEO of A&W Canada says reducing waste from landfills is a...

Post date: June 09, 2018

Pages