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The region's top cop is looking to bring a more proactive approach to policing.Chief Superintendent Dave Lucas says OPP in Kenora work closely with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Task...

Post date: December 29, 2017

The student minimum wage increases Monday.It goes from $11.40 an hour to $13.15 for those under 18 and their weekly hours do not exceed 28.Students working for the town of Fort Frances will earn...

Post date: December 29, 2017

A pay hike for some of Ontario's lowest wage earners takes effect Monday.The minimum wage  jumps to $14.00 an hour.Thunder Bay-Atikokan MPP Bill Mauro says he understands there's...

Post date: December 29, 2017

No concerns about ice for this year's Polar Plunge on New Year's Day in Fort Frances.Members of the Voyageur Lions Club plan to check the thickness today, but are welcoming the recent cold...

Post date: December 29, 2017

A senior petroleum analyst believes drivers will be paying up more at the pumps in 2018.Dan McTeague with Gasbuddy.com says the year may start off with price dips which is traditional in mid-winter,...

Post date: December 29, 2017

Hailey Beaudry's Thunder Bay rink has sole possession of first place in the women's division of the Northern Ontario Curling Association's under 21 playdown at the Fort Frances Curling...

Post date: December 29, 2017

No advisory from Environment Canada, but the National Weather Service continues to post wind chill warnings for the Borderland region.While not as cold as yesterday, wind chills are still expected...

Post date: December 28, 2017

Scammers pounce this time of year because they know it's when people are likely to be generous.Between the holidays and the end of the tax year, people field lots of requests for donations.While...

Post date: December 28, 2017

Are you asking questions to a new device you got for Christmas?It's possible that millions of people are doing the same thing.A cybersecurity expert, David Shipley of Beauceron Security, finds...

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A border agent at the Ottawa Airport had his spidey senses working full time recently.The Canada Border Services Agency says a couple of people tried to smuggle in some suspected liquid cocaine.They...

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Road upgrades are still a priority for the town of Fort Frances.This year, work was completed on a sections of Second Street East and Nelson Street.Mayor Roy Avis says a lot has has been accomplished...

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Residents of Mishkeegogamang First Nation, near Pickle Lake, no longer have to boil their water before drinking it.Two drinking water advisories, one issued in October of last year and the other put...

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The provincial government is expanding early years programming into some First Nation Communities across Ontario.Culturally relevant child and family programs will be established in over 40 locations...

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The Nuclear Waste Management Organization says is making sure all of its community partners are being consulted as they continue to search for a long term storage facility.Spokesperson Pat Dolcetti...

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Sisters Hailey and Victoria Beaudry of Fort Frances will face each other this morning after winning their opening games at the Northern Ontario Curling Association's under 21 women's...

Post date: December 28, 2017

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