The Fort Frances Family Health Team (FHT) is pleased to announce it will be providing two walk-in clinics per week starting Nov. 13.
With new administration and the addition of a third nurse practitioner, the local FHT has looked at new opportunities to improve patient access to primary care services.
On Nov. 11, 1918, when news of the armistice broke, churches across Canada responded by spontaneously ringing their bells.
With this news came joy and a sense of hope that eased a nation's fears and sorrow.
The Fort Frances Volunteer Bureau needs a new cook to head up this year's community Christmas dinner at Knox United Church—or the perennially-popular event simply won't happen.
“We'd like to get somebody in place by Nov. 15,” Judy Koski of the Volunteer Bureau told the Times.
The Backus Community Center in International Falls is pleased to announce the return of seven siblings, “The Hunts,” this Friday (Nov. 9) at 7 p.m.
The Hunts are an indie-alternative-folk band comprised of seven brothers and sisters. Born and raised in Chesapeake, Va., they grew up in a musical home and fell in love with composing their own music.
On Tuesday around 9 p.m., officers from the Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau, Community Street Crime Unit, and the Dryden Police Service executed a search warrant on a Dryden residence.
Police seized 284 grams of methamphetamine, with a street value of about $56,800, as well as drug trafficking materials and Canadian currency.
Talk about a banner day for the Muskie court sports teams.
The junior and senior girls' basketball teams, as well as the junior boys' volleyball squad, all came away with NorWOSSA gold on Tuesday at Fort High.
The top-ranked junior hoopsters rolled to a 39-25 win over the second-seeded Kenora Broncos to claim their second-straight league title.
Craig Miller, environmental superintendent for the Town of Fort Frances, yesterday gave a presentation on the process of treating raw lake water at the town's treatment plant for a Grade 8 class at St. Francis School. The class then toured the plant this morning, led by Miller and the senior water treatment plant operator Randy White.
Crews managed to finish laying the first layer of asphalt for the overpass construction on Tuesday and Wednesday but line painting for the roadway likely will be delayed until next year due to the recent cold and wet conditions. Temporary reflective stickers will be put on the asphalt instead.
ASTRA, Ont.—A senior Ontario cabinet minister was forced to step down last week after facing an allegation of sexual misconduct, Premier Doug Ford said yesterday, breaking his government's days-long silence on the controversial matter.
TORONTO—Canada Post publicly admitted to a privacy breach involving thousands of Ontario's online cannabis customers yestersday after the province's only outlet for legal recreational marijuana notified clients of the problem.
OTTAWA—Longtime Conservative MP Tony Clement was forced out of his party caucus yesterday, the day after he admitted to sending someone sexually-explicit images and a video.
TORONTO — It’s long been known that Alzheimer’s patients often retain musical memories, even when recall of names, faces and places has been lost as the disease relentlessly destroys key areas of the brain.
Now Canadian researchers believe they know why, thanks to the power of MRI brain scanning.
SACRAMENTO, Calif.—Kawhi Leonard isn't making a big deal out of Toronto's NBA-best 11-1 start.
He's trying to stay focused on the nuances of coach Nick Nurse's offence.
Once that happens, Leonard says, the Raptors really will get rolling.
Leonard had 25 points and 11 rebounds in his return from an ankle injury as Toronto beat the Sacramento Kings 114-105 last night.
REGINA—Roughriders' quarterback Zach Collaros says he believes the CFL is trying to remove hits like the one that left him questionable for the West Division semi-final.
Collaros left Saskatchewan's Oct. 27 regular-season finale against the B.C. Lions following a late first-quarter hit from Odell Willis.
CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Kevin Harvick's bid for a second NASCAR title suffered a massive setback when he was stripped of his berth in the championship race after series inspectors found his winning car from Texas Motor Speedway had been deliberately altered to give him a performance advantage.
WASHINGTON—Scientists have found the oldest-known example of an animal drawing: a red silhouette of a bull-like beast on the wall of an Indonesian cave.
The sketch is at least 40,000 years old, slightly older than similar animal paintings found in famous caves in France and Spain.
KANSAS CITY, Mo.—A Missouri landlord stumbled upon an unwanted house guest while evicting a tenant: a large alligator in a hot tub.
The tenant described the 150-pound reptile as “gentle as a puppy” after animal control workers were called to the Kansas City home yesterday.
The workers also found two boa constrictors and a rabbit.
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif.—Using a smoke bomb and a handgun, a hooded gunman dressed all in black opened fire during “college night” at a country music bar in southern California last night, killing 12 people and sending hundreds fleeing in terror, authorities said today.
The gunman then apparently killed himself.
Authorities said the motive for the attack was under investigation.
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — A hooded gunman dressed entirely in black opened fire on a crowd at a country dance bar holding a weekly “college night” in Southern California, killing 12 people and sending hundreds fleeing including some who used barstools to break windows and escape, authorities said Thursday. The gunman was later found dead at the scene.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Missouri landlord stumbled upon an unwanted house guest while evicting a tenant: a large alligator in a hot tub.
The tenant described the 150-pound reptile as “gentle as a puppy” after animal control workers were called to the Kansas City home on Wednesday. The workers also found two boa constrictors and a rabbit.
WASHINGTON — Scientists have found the oldest known example of an animal drawing: a red silhouette of a bull-like beast on the wall of an Indonesian cave.
PLYMOUTH, Mass. — If a tree falls in the Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary, it doesn’t matter if there’s no one around. You can hear it anyway.
CANBERRA., Australia — Australia’s prime minister on Thursday outlined plans to increase investments in infrastructure in the South Pacific as China’s influence in those nations grows.
It will be cloudy tonight, with an overnight low of minus-nine C (16 F) and west-northwest winds gusting up to 17 km/h.
Tomorrow will see a chance of snow, with a possible accumulation of two-four cm (an inch or so).
Look for a high of minus-four (24) and low around minus-12 (10), along with north winds gusting up to 26 km/h.
“Indigenous Veterans of Treaty No. 3,” a new exhibit running through December at the Fort Frances Museum and Cultural Centre, will open today (Nov. 8) from 5-7 p.m., with opening remarks at 5:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served and everyone is welcome to attend.