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Health Canada is recalling a line of lithium-ion batteries for HP notebook computers and mobile workstations.There's a risk that batteries can overheat and there is the risk of a fire or burns....

Post date: January 05, 2018

A hair salon in Fort Frances is changing hands.Celeste's on Scott Street will close its doors at the end of the month after 44 years in business.It will then reopen the next day as STYLUSHsalon...

Post date: January 04, 2018

The Minnesota Senator who represents Koochiching County wants the states new Lieutenant Governor to resign from the senate.Senate Minority Leader Tom Bakk wrote Michelle Fischbach just after she...

Post date: January 04, 2018

This is your chance to tell the Ontario Provincial Police what you think of them.The Ontario Provincial Police have hired a survey company to get your thoughts on how the force conducts its business....

Post date: January 04, 2018

Fort Frances Lakers came out on the losing end of a 7-6 shoot out to the visiting Minnesota Iron Rangers at the Ice for Kids Arena last night.The Lakers had rallied in the third on a late goal from...

Post date: January 04, 2018

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is now accepting comment on a proposed walking trail for hunters through parts of Roseau and Lake of the Woods counties.The project would use about 30...

Post date: January 04, 2018

Koochiching County's Board of Commissioners has elected a new chair and vice-chair for 2018.Veteran Commissioner Wade Pavleck takes over as Chair.Ron Norby will serve as vice-chair.Both were...

Post date: January 04, 2018

The first baby for 2018 in the Rainy River district and Fort Frances has arrived.Caleb Pistilli was born Tuesday morning at around 11:30 a.m. at La Verendrye Hospital.Little Caleb weighed in at 7 lbs...

Post date: January 04, 2018

The Bank of Canada is warning thousands of jobs could be lost because of higher minimum wages across Canada.It pegs the number at close to 60-thousand in a recent report.It says increases in the...

Post date: January 04, 2018

A northwestern Ontario financial planner believes living beyond our means has become the new normal, and that's why so many of us are in debt.Nicole Slongo's comments follow a survey...

Post date: January 04, 2018

The executive director of the Sunset Country Travel Association isn't ready to make any predictions about the region's tourism industry for 2018 just yet.Gerry Cariou admits his forecast for...

Post date: January 03, 2018

In high school basketball, International Falls Broncos boys team lost 61-49 to Greenway.Taylor Wilson had a team high 14 points.The Broncos junior team beat Greenway 59-31.In the pool, the Broncos...

Post date: January 03, 2018

Koochiching County will be looking for a new Environmental Services Director.Dale Olson has tendered his resignation effective February 16.Olson says felt the time was right, rather than waiting...

Post date: January 03, 2018

Thunder Bay Regional Health Science Centre is calling it a crisis.The hospital now has more patients than it has beds.Acting Chief Executive Officer Dr. Stewart Kennedy says it's the worst he...

Post date: January 03, 2018

Ontario Provincial Police are expressing some disappointment with the numbers from the Festive Ride program.They say out of the over 12 hundred checks conducted in the North West Region over the last...

Post date: January 03, 2018

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