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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

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

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

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

For the first time in over 30 years, voters in Kenora-Rainy River have selected a PC candidate to represent them at Queen's Park.Former federal cabinet minister Greg Rickford won by a margin of...

Post date: June 08, 2018

Koochiching County has cancelled a public meeting planned for next week related the development of a distillery and hotel in Ranier.Next Tuesday's meeting was to discuss a proposed 15-year tax...

Post date: June 08, 2018

The forest fire hazard in northwestern Ontario is inching back up.There were no new fires Wednesday, but warmer temperatures have pushed the hazard to high across much of the Rainy River District and...

Post date: June 08, 2018

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