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A long cold night for a hunter in northern Minnesota.St. Louis County Sheriff's Office says the 72 year old had gone hunting Christmas afternoon in an area east of Orr when family members...

Post date: December 27, 2017

The Premier says she understands that northerners are concerned about winter road conditions.In an interview with our newsroom, Kathleen Wynne admits she has heard calls to return road maintenance...

Post date: December 27, 2017

New rules impacting things like on-line ticket sales, travel services and real estate are now in place.New legislation creates new rules for out-of-province travel agents.And bans the use of ticket...

Post date: December 27, 2017

There's going to be four new child care centres in the Rainy River district.All will be within local schools.One will be at the new catholic school being built in Fort Frances.The Northwest...

Post date: December 27, 2017

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine is still accepting help from agencies who want to support its Summer Studentship Program.The school will be accepting agency applications until January 1....

Post date: December 27, 2017

A mining project in the Atikokan area is being taken over.Agnico Eagle Mines has reached a deal to acquire all of Canadian Malatric's Canadian exploration assets.This includes the Hammond Reef...

Post date: December 27, 2017

The Conference Board of Canada says Canada's lumber industry has been able to survive the impacts of preliminary U.S. duties.It's because of soaring lumber prices.The Conference Board says...

Post date: December 27, 2017

Another record year for the Salvation Army in Fort Frances.Lieutenant Ryan MacDonald says the generosity of people and organizations across the area has come through once again.An estimated $30-...

Post date: December 27, 2017

According to a recent report from the Fraser Institute, charitable giving by Canadians is at a ten year low.After all your spending for Christmas, it may not be the most opportune time to donate...

Post date: December 27, 2017

A break for Union Gas customers.The Ontario Energy Board has approved a rate decrease, effective January 1.It equates to a drop of 24 dollars a year, or about 2 per cent of the total natural gas bill...

Post date: December 27, 2017

Fort Frances Muskies girls hockey team managed just five shots in a 6-1 loss to Warroad to open the Hockey Holiday Classic in Warroad last night.Taylor Crosswell scored the Muskies lone goal on the...

Post date: December 27, 2017

HG Foods has issued a recall on several brands of sandwiches due to a risk of Listeria contamination.They are sold across the country, and if infected, you could develop symptoms of food poisoning....

Post date: December 27, 2017

An extreme cold warning is in effect from Environment Canada. Wind chill of around minus 40 is expected for most of the Northwest region this morning and over the next few nights.  ...

Post date: December 26, 2017

From the Manitoba border across our district, an Extreme Cold Warning is in effect for Christmas Day that is likely to remain through Boxing Day and possibly beyond.Enviroment Canada says overnight...

Post date: December 25, 2017

Environment Canada has issued extreme cold warnings for much of Northwestern Ontario. Late this evening, wind chill values near -40 are predicted for areas including Dryden, Ignace, Fort Franes...

Post date: December 24, 2017

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