Mayoral candidates June Caul and Ken Perry weighed in on a host of issues facing Fort Frances on Tuesday evening during a forum hosted by the local Chamber of Commerce at the Townshend Theatre.
The Rainy River District OPP would like to warn the public of a new extortion scam that is threatening consumers.
This scam, which already has taken place in the Northwest Region, is as follows:
It was a successful day for two of the four Muskie court sports teams Tuesday in Dryden.
Both the senior and junior girls' basketball teams came away victorious while both boys' volleyball squads stumbled.
The senior hoopsters led the host Eagles 32-27 at halftime before cruising to a 63-51 win to improve to 2-1 in NorWOSSA play.
The season officially has come to a close for the Muskie golf team.
Neither Aiden Wielinga nor Mikel Ward were able to qualify for OFSAA at the NWOSSAA championships held Tuesday at Kitchen Creek.
Ward carded a 93 while Wielinga shot a 107 to finish 20th and 36th, respectively, in the individual boys' competition at NWOSSAA.
The Mine Centre Singers held a special Gospel performance Saturday morning at the Rainy Lake Square. Despite the cool temperature, the young singers hit the high notes and delighted the small number of listeners in attendance. This was the second time the singers have performed at the Rainy Lake Square this year.
Shelly Mallet, a Healthy Babies/Healthy Children worker at the United Native Friendship Centre here, properly installed a child car seat Friday morning during a free clinic at the Rainy River District EMS ambulance garage.
TORONTO—Allowing the display and advertising of vaping products in thousands of convenience stores across Ontario will lead to increased nicotine addiction among teenagers, a coalition of health groups warned the provincial government on Tuesday.
OTTAWA—Anyone who has been paying attention to the Conservative opposition knows what issue is at the fore—the controversial transfer of convicted murderer Terri-Lynne McClintic from a medium-security prison to an indigenous healing lodge.
OTTAWA—Indigenous communities are open to a new consultation on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, but many are greeting its launch with some caution.
The Liberal government said yesterday it won't appeal the August decision from the Federal Court of Appeal that tore up cabinet approval for the pipeline's expansion.
TORONTO—Ontario will spend $90 million this year to fund hundreds of hospital beds ahead of flu season, a measure the province's health minister said will help address the issue of so-called hallway medicine.
Christine Elliott said the funding will help Ontario's hospital system deal with overcrowding that has resulted in patients being treated in unsuitable spaces.
TORONTO — U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to make Canada pay after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he wouldn’t be bullied in trade talks. Trump called Trudeau “weak” and “dishonest.” He threatened tariffs on cars and slapped them on steel.
LONDON — Male sports fans make up more than half of the group of people with an interest in women’s sports, according to a report published Thursday by analysts Nielsen Sports.
NEW YORK — A government study has found that 1 in 3 U.S. adults eat fast food on any given day. That’s about 85 million people.
It’s the first federal study to look at how often adults eat fast food. An earlier study found a similar proportion of children and adolescents ate it on any given day.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass.—Beginning in the early 2000s and lasting for more than a decade, the match-ups between Peyton Manning's Colts and Tom Brady's Patriots were must-watch ones.
From their three AFC championship games to the six regular-season MVP awards Brady and Manning captured during that span, quarterback play was the centerpiece of the rivalry.
MILWAUKEE—The bullpen day has come to October.
The Milwaukee Brewers plan to open their first post-season series in seven years with a reliever.
Manager Craig Counsell hadn't decided who would go first when the Brewers host the Colorado Rockies in Game 1 of the NL Division Series this afternoon.
TORONTO—John Tavares let out a big sigh of relief during last night's player introductions.
The Toronto Maple Leafs did the same thing after an ugly win.
Auston Matthews scored his second goal of the night at 1:01 of overtime as the Leafs eked out a 3-2 victory over the Montreal Canadiens in their regular-season opener.
SAN CARLOS, Calif. — Brandon Alexander would like to introduce you to Angus, the farmer of the future. He’s heavyset, weighing in at nearly 1,000 pounds, not to mention a bit slow. But he’s strong enough to hoist 800-pound pallets of maturing vegetables and can move them from place to place on his own.
NEW YORK—Fans have been waiting for another one of these rumbles: baseball's most-bitter rivals set to tangle again—this time as 100-win heavyweights in the playoffs.
Munson vs. Fisk, Pedro vs. Popeye , 'A-Rod' vs. Varitek, and earlier this year, Brock Holt vs. Tyler Austin.
SHREVEPORT, La. — A Louisiana library says a book borrowed 84 years ago has been returned by the son of the woman who checked it out as an 11-year-old girl.
A librarian’s note on the Shreve Memorial Library’s Facebook page says the son found the “Spoon River Anthology” while cleaning house.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The NASA spacecraft that explored Pluto has adjusted course as its next target looms.
DENVER — Another rare Colorado River fish has been pulled back from the brink of extinction, the second comeback this year for a species unique to the Southwestern U.S.
Snow is expected to develop later tonight, with a possible accumulation of one-three cm (about an inch).
Look for an overnight low of zero C (32 F) and east winds gusting up to 13 km/h.
Tomorrow will see a rain-snow mix, with a high of seven (44) and low around one (34).
Expect east-southeast winds gusting up to 15 km/h.