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Voters across Ontario have given PC leader Doug Ford a strong majority government.Ford's PCs won 76 seats in last night's provincial election.Four of those seats were in northern Ontario...

Post date: June 08, 2018
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The race in Thunder Bay-Atikokan was a real nail biter, but in the end the NDP's Judith Monteith-Farrell took the riding. Monteith-Farrell feels she and her party will be effective with a PC...

Post date: June 08, 2018

Derek Harrison performs on the stage at the Rainy Lake Square tonight.He's originally from southern Ontario, but now living in Fort Frances.He says he's excited about the ability to bring his...

Post date: June 07, 2018

Make it five straight for the Northwest Bay BeaversThey doubled up Dawson 6-3 last night to remain the only unbeaten team in the Rainy River District Women's Fastball League.They hold down a...

Post date: June 07, 2018

Fort Frances Muskies are competing in provincial championships on two fronts starting today.The boy's soccer team is at OFSAA AA championship in Windsor.They open pool play with a game against...

Post date: June 07, 2018

The town's administration and finance committee pay recommending the town work with Fort Frances Minor Hockey in paying off an outstanding bill.The Association had asked the town to consider...

Post date: June 07, 2018

A new partnership between Confederation College and Riverside Health Care Facilities.This fall, the College's personal support worker program will be offered in a compressed format.Rainy River...

Post date: June 06, 2018

Today is Tim Horton's Camp Day.When you buy a coffee, one hundred per cent of the proceeds will help send a child to camp this summer.More than 19-thousand children have benefited from Tim Horton...

Post date: June 06, 2018

Travis Tom and Jaden Gustafson hit homeruns to pace the Fort Frances Braves to an 8-4 win over Barwick in the Rainy River District Men's Fastball League.The Braves improve to 4-0 on the season....

Post date: June 06, 2018

The Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls is receiving more time to complete its work.Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Carolyn Bennett is giving the...

Post date: June 06, 2018

International Falls City Council will see if someone local is interested in creating a promotional video for the web.An offer had come from CGI Communication to do it free of charge.Concerns that...

Post date: June 06, 2018

There are now candidates in place for all three seats up for grabs this fall on the Koochiching County Board of Commissioners.Jason Sjoblom filed his paperwork yesterday for County Commissioner in...

Post date: June 06, 2018

They may not be of legal age, but students at several schools across the Kenora-Rainy River riding are becoming engaged in the provincial election.They've been taking part in Ontario Student...

Post date: June 06, 2018

Some progress is being made to improve conditions at Rainycrest Long Term Care in Fort Frances.Riverside Health Care says five of the orders imposed on the home by the Ministry of Health and Long...

Post date: June 06, 2018

Liberal leader Kathleen Wynne is explaining further the reasons behind her conceding defeat in the provincial election.Speaking on TVO's The Agenda last night, Wynne says when polling numbers...

Post date: June 05, 2018

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