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The federal government is committed to driving down tobacco use in the Canadian population by five per cent by 2035.As part of that approach, the government announced public consultations on...

Post date: June 24, 2018

Fort Frances councillor Wendy Brunetta is seeking re-election.She was the first candidate to submit nomination papers for this fall's municipal election in Fort Frances.She is seeking a second...

Post date: June 22, 2018

A heat advisory is still in place for much of northwestern Ontario including the Rainy River district.Our daytime temperature is expected to reach 29 C today, but will give way to cooler air tonight...

Post date: June 22, 2018

A Fort Frances man has been charged in connection with a pair of break-ins at a local restaurant.The unnamed establishment was broken into on May 23 and again on June 6.OPP's investigation led to...

Post date: June 22, 2018

OPP have upgraded charges against a man in connection with the death of a Fort Frances woman.26-year-old Trenton Richardson is now charged with second degree murder in the death of Brenda Richardson....

Post date: June 22, 2018

It's going to be smaller than usual, but organizers of Relay for Life in Fort Frances are moving ahead with Saturday's event.Only about 20 people have signed up to take part.One of the...

Post date: June 22, 2018

A tough night on the track for some local race car drivers.Matt Depeiro of Fort Frances, racing at Grand Rapids Speedway, failed to start the modified feature after a ninth-place showing in his heat...

Post date: June 22, 2018

International Falls Legion Post 66 baseball team edged Ely 9-8.Blaine Humbert struck out five over 5 1/3 innings for the win.The team has now won three straight to start the season.They play a pair...

Post date: June 22, 2018

In the Rainy River District Men's Fastball League, Barwick edged Stratton 10-9.The Lakers dumped the Goldeneyes 13-1.Cecil Copenace hit a home run for the Lakers.Couchiching defeated Windy's...

Post date: June 22, 2018

OPP pulled over upwards of 1600 trucks last week.Operation Corridor was a traffic enforcement initiative to crack down on dangerous truck driving habits.In total, police issued almost 700 charges....

Post date: June 22, 2018

The forest fire hazard remains high to extreme across most of the northwest region.It's in the moderate range in the Rainy River district which did see two new blazes spark yesterday.One near...

Post date: June 22, 2018

The city of International Falls has a revised agreement for property acquired almost a decade ago.City council vote 3-1 Monday night to the amendments with Mayor Bob Anderson the lone vote against....

Post date: June 21, 2018

Mark your calendars.We now have a date for when Canadians can legally smoke pot recreationally.The Trudeau government has announced recreational cannabis will be legal starting on October 17.This...

Post date: June 21, 2018

Keep the air conditioning on.A heat warning issued late Wednesday by Environment Canada is still in effect for much of northwestern Ontario.Severe weather specialist Geoff Coulson says we in a...

Post date: June 21, 2018

Today is National Aboriginal Day.There are a few activities in recognition taking place in the Borderland region.The United Native Friendship Centre is hosting a BBQ at its Portage Avenue location...

Post date: June 21, 2018

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