Members of the Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association board are calling on Sen. Lynn Beyak to resign.
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Keep the beer steins and lederhosen ready just a little longer this fall.
The Friends of the Fort Frances Museum are planning “Novemberfest” for their annual fundraiser gala, which will take place Thursday, Nov. 2 at the museum.
The group made the decision during its meeting Tuesday evening.
The Legion Ladies Auxiliary to Br. #29 met upstairs at the Legion on Wednesday, Sept. 13.
There were 35 members in attendance, which president Alfreda Easton welcomed back after a well-deserved break.
Before the summer break, four bursaries were awarded to graduating Fort Frances High School students: Gabriella Mcdougall, Hailey George, Gabi Peters, and Brooke Vandrunen.
Programs are available for both businesses and residents to cut their hydro bills—but the province has to do a better job promoting them.
Energy minister Glenn Thibeault made that admission to the Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce during its “Business After Hours” event Friday evening at the Copper River Inn.
The owner of Rainy River Cannabis Collective here has a message for the Government of Ontario concerning its plans for marijuana legislation: leave medicinal marijuana alone.
October is “Healthy Workplace Month” and the Northwestern Health Unit is inviting you to participate in our fifth-annual Workplace Wellness Challenge!
Ninety workplaces across the region, including 750 employees, registered for the challenge last year.
We are encouraging even more workplaces to participate in 2017.
In honour of “Mental Illness Awareness Week," the Fort Frances branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association will be holding its fifth-annual "Steps Against Stigma” here on Wednesday, Oct. 4.
And for the second year, the 1K and 5K walk/run will be an evening “glow” event.
The spirit of Terry Fox is alive and well in Fort Frances.
This year's Terry Fox Run drew 62 participants and brought in $8,477, compared to 57 people and $6,200 in 2016, leaving no doubt that those who came out Sunday afternoon still feel strongly about Fox and his legacy.
The Rainy River District School Board once again is taking steps to try and implement a “community safety zone” in front of Crossroads School along Highway 613 North.
A meeting was held at the Devlin school Monday night to hear the concerns of parents and community members, as well as gather ideas to submit to the Ministry of Transportation.
One new fire, located in Nipigon District, was confirmed by yesterday afternoon in the Northwest Region.
Assessment of the northern fires has resulted in more than 30 of them being called “out,” with most of these in the Nipigon and Sioux Lookout districts.
This brings the total number of the active fires in the region down to 24.