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It didn't take long for OPP in Fort Frances to charge their first motorist in 2018 with impaired driving.A 22-year-old woman was stopped 10 minutes into the new year Monday on the 500 block of...

Post date: January 03, 2018

Twenty-seven hardy souls took a plunge into Rainy Lake yesterday as part of the Voyageur Lions Club's annual Polar Plunge.All did so to raise $9,665 for their favourite charities.Andrea Turgeon...

Post date: January 02, 2018

The federal government won't give out summer job funding for anti-gay or anti-abortion groups in 2018.Labour Minister Patty Hajdu admits the move hasn't been totally accepted."We've...

Post date: January 02, 2018

2018 is an election year in Ontario with Premier Kathleen Wynne looking to the voters for another four year mandate. In a year-end interview with Acadia News, Wynne wasn't about to reveal...

Post date: January 02, 2018

Look for more beautification projects in Sioux Narrows-Nestor Falls in 2018.Town planner Jeff Port says they are currently reviewing the Community Improvement Plan with the intent of bringing it back...

Post date: January 02, 2018

A new year in Fort Frances means the start of new budget discussions.Council will sit down later this month to begin crafting the numbers.Mayor Roy Avis says they will have a few more dollars to work...

Post date: January 02, 2018

The town of Fort Frances could be looking at installing parking meters behind Rainy Lake Square.It's a suggestion from the town's by-law enforcement office in response to complaints about the...

Post date: January 02, 2018

Fort Frances Canadians AA midget team went undefeated in Superior, Wisconsin, capped by a 4-1 win Sunday over the Mahtomedi to capture a Junior B hockey tournament.Carson Noga had a hat trick in that...

Post date: January 02, 2018

Another day of extreme cold in our region. Temperatures are once again expected to feel like minus 40 or colder, putting you at a higher risk of frostbite or hypothermia. The warning is in...

Post date: January 01, 2018

Canada's Governor General is encouraging people to be active in 2018. Julie Payette made her first New Year's message while skating at an outdoor rink at Rideau Hall with her son Laurier...

Post date: December 31, 2017

Molson Coors is recalling glasses included in cases of Molson Canadian. Health Canada says eight injuries have been reported due to the "Original Six" glasses breaking when washed by...

Post date: December 31, 2017

Environment Canada's extreme cold warning remains in effect as the frigid temperatures continue. Meteorologist Mark Schuster tells us the cold snap isn't letting up any time soon,...

Post date: December 31, 2017

The westbound lane of Highway 17 is closed near Clearwater Bay. Ministry of Transportation officials say it's because of a collision. Traffic is being directed but there's no word...

Post date: December 30, 2017

Much of the region is once again under an extreme cold warning. Environment Canada says most parts of the Northwest can expect it to feel like minus 40 or colder tonight and tomorrow night....

Post date: December 30, 2017

An overnight fire has gutted one of the buildings at Kenora Forest Products. Kenora Fire Chief Todd Skene says two drying kilns were fully engulfed in flames when they arrived around midnight....

Post date: December 30, 2017

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