Town council approved a proposal at last night's meeting that will enhance court security and provide cost certainty to the town.
The proposal provides the OPP with direction to commence a recruiting process around the first week in October for two OPP special constables who will provide local court security.
There were three new forest fires confirmed yesterday evening in the region.
Fort Frances fire #12 is not under control at 0.1 hectares in size and is located near Price Lake, approximately 44 kilometres west of Atikokan.
Kenora fire #45 is not under control at 0.5 ha. and is located near Routine Lake, approximately 74 km northwest of Kenora.
Local instructor Al Christiansen looked on as Vai Lockman aimed to get the skill of learning a solid backhander locked down during a junior tennis introductory clinic held this morning at the Muli-Use Tennis Courts here. There will be one more session tomorrow morning for local youth starting at 9 a.m.
Dana Ward of the Fort Frances Her-icanes got ready to snag a pop fly near third base during her squad's 10-8 loss to the Couchiching Raiders in Rainy River District Women's Fastball League action on Monday night at VanJura. The Raiders improved to 11-1 with the win while the Her-icanes (9-2-1) lost for just the second time this season.
SASKATOON—Canada's 13 provincial and territorial leaders are in Saskatchewan this week, but for the first time in years, the annual gathering won't have women at the table.
An Ontario man who sexually abused his young daughter and a teenage family friend has been sentenced to three and a half years in prison after a judge found he showed a lack of insight into his actions.
The man, identified only as J.S., pleaded guilty to one count of sexual touching in connection with his daughter and one of sexual assault related to the friend.
OTTAWA—Indigenous children face the highest rates of poverty in the country, with almost one in every two living in households with low incomes, says a new study that shows little improvement in the situation over the last decade.
Toronto's top doctor is sounding the alarm on the province's loosened booze rules, saying the regulations that make it easier to purchase and consume alcohol don't take health repercussions into account.
CALGARY—Alberta Premier Jason Kenney was met at his Calgary Stampede pancake breakfast by a handful of people voicing opposition to an education law that they say puts gay and transgender students at risk.
TORONTO—Ontario wants to give midwives across the province the ability to prescribe a wider variety medications, a move those in the profession say could help improve patient care.
NEW YORK—People are more likely to return a lost wallet if it contains money—and the more cash, the better.
That's the surprising conclusion from researchers who planted more than 17,000 “lost wallets” across 355 cities in 40 countries, and kept track of how often somebody contacted the supposed owners.
CHICAGO—Nearly one-quarter of Americans say they never plan to retire, according to a poll that suggests a disconnection between individuals' retirement plans and the realities of aging in the workforce.
Experts say illness, injury, layoffs and caregiving responsibilities often force older workers to leave their jobs sooner than they'd like.
BLAINE, Minn.—Matthew Wolff made a 26-foot putt from the fringe for an eagle on the final hole to win the 3M Open at 21 under par on Sunday, beating Collin Morikawa and Bryson DeChambeau by one stroke in a tense finish to the first-time PGA Tour event.
WIMBLEDON, England—Three years ago in the fourth round at Wimbledon, Canadian Milos Raonic came back from a two-sets-to-none deficit for the first time in his career to beat Belgium's David Goffin in five sets.
CLEVELAND—Mets rookie Pete Alonso has a million-dollar swing.
New York's newest slugger outlasted a worn-down Vladimir Guerrero Jr. in the final round of the All-Star Home Run Derby last night to win $1 million—nearly double his 2019 salary.
Tonight will be mostly cloudy with a strong thunderstorm and a low of 16 C (61 F).
Tomorrow will see a shower and thunderstorms during the day. Expect a high of 21 (70) and a low of 10 (50).
Thursday will be pleasant and warmer, with a high of 26 (79) and a low of 15 (59).