The executive, board of directors, and volunteers of the regional Crime Stoppers program wishes to thank the students, faculty, and staff of area high schools for the invitation to attend their respectful schools to deliver the “Clear the Air About Crime Stoppers” program.
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Residents of Fort Frances, Alberton, La Vallee, Emo, Morley, Rainy River, and Dawson will benefit from federal and provincial infrastructure funding announced Friday.
These projects will improve transportation efficiency, support a healthier environment, and enhance local facilities, services, and create local jobs.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the International Falls port of entry levied a civil penalty against a commercial truck driver for failing to report for inspection.
The incident occurred around 2:20 p.m. last Wednesday (June 10) when a Ford Super Duty truck failed to report to the gamma imaging system for inspection as directed.
The Rainy River District School Board’s results for the 2009 Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test indicate local students continue to perform well in the areas of reading and writing.
Of the 264 Grade 10 students who wrote the test for the first time in April, 84 percent passed both components of the test compared to the provincial success rate of 85 percent.
Ontario is continuing to improve local highway infrastructure that will promote economic development and job creation in Northwestern Ontario with two recently-awarded major projects.
A $4.8-million contract, awarded to Pioneer Construction Inc., will rehabilitate almost 16 km of Highway 11 east of Fort Frances.
The World Health Organization last week raised the H1N1 pandemic alert to Phase 6.
However, as the severity of the H1N1 influenza remains mild in Ontario, Riverside Health Care Facilities, Inc. will maintain the current precautionary measures already in place, as recommended by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.
Due to the nearby road construction project, the emergency ramp at La Verendrye Hospital only will be accessible from Sinclair Street off of Armit Avenue, starting tomorrow (June 16).
Please follow the signage.
Thank you for your patience and understanding during this time.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the International Falls, Mn. port of entry apprehended a Liberty, Miss. man, wanted there for the possession of dangerous drugs, when he tried to enter the United States on Friday (June 5).
Officers arrested Michael Hills, 20, when a name check revealed he was the subject of a National Criminal Information Center felony warrant.
A $100,000 donation to the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation will touch more than 97,000 lives this year.
The gift from Musselwhite Mine will support Emergency and Trauma services at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre.
Thunder Bay-Rainy River MP John Rafferty is demanding that Minister of Transport John Baird apologize to the people of his riding for callous remarks Baird made regarding the proposed TTC-Bombardier streetcar deal.
Rafferty is calling on the government to reconsider its apparent rejection of federal funds for the project, which is vital to the economy of the Thunder Bay region.