The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry—Fort Frances District is advising area residents that a “flood outlook” watershed condition statement is in effect in the district until Monday at 5 p.m.
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To mark Fire Prevention Week 2019, Ontario's Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management is encouraging families to plan and practice their home fire escape plans.
Canadian Tenor Ken Lavigne has hit the road with a new show.
“Three Knights with a Tenor,” an admittedly cheeky title, features the music of Sir Elton John, Sir Paul McCartney and Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber. Lavigne has returned to northern Ontario with six shows.
Farm Credit Canada is hosting its annual “Drive Away Hunger” campaign in the district tomorrow (Oct. 4) to assist the one million Canadians who rely on food banks each month.
Those looking to donate are asked to bring food or cash to Cloverleaf in Emo where BDO Fort Frances staff will be located.
The donations will be sent to the Emo Food Bank.
The dates have been set for the performances of this year's Christmas choraliers.
Choir director Diane Maxey announced last week that the choir, which traditionally has sung a Christmas cantata, would instead be performing a collection of Christmas anthems this year.
Now, Maxey has nailed down when each of the performances will take place.
The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) announced yesterday that they would begin a full withdrawal of service—strike action—across the province on Monday (Oct. 7), unless progress is made at the central bargaining table.
At this time, the Rainy River District School Board (RRDSB) is confirming details of the strike action and its impact on school operations.
Kenora will be the future home of a brand new kind of justice.
Kenora-Rainy River MPP Greg Rickford was joined by Ontario attorney general Doug Downey in Kenora on Thursday, where they announced a Kenora Justice Centre that is meant to address the over-representation of Indigenous people in the local criminal justice system.
Times' feature writer Rick Neilson recently attended the 50th birthday celebration held for Kim Jo Bliss.
Part of Rick's article appeared in the Focus on Farming piece published last week as space allowed.
What follows is a series of additional comments made by and about Kim Jo by many of her friends who attended the party.
The Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre (FFPLTC) continues to be a busy, interactive, ever-changing community hub.
This past summer saw a change in our staff as people moved on in new directions in their lives.
As a result, we are pleased to welcome and introduce our new staff members.
With the upcoming closure of the Fort Frances Daycare Centre, the Fort Frances Senior Centre board of management is exploring the possibility of relocating to that facility.
At the Senior Fair on June 6, we took the opportunity to survey the participants. A total of 78 people responded.