The Town of Fort Frances is pleased to have been informed that Repap Resources Group has notified Resolute Forest Products that it wishes to negotiate the purchase of the shuttered Fort Frances paper mill assets, with the intention of quickly moving to restart the facility in 2019.
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Effective Dec. 18, La Verendrye General Hospital is moving to a centralized registration model.
This standardized change aims to improve patient flow, improve staff and patient safety, and enhance the patient experience.
Trying to break into a new community can be tough, especially when you're from another country.
To help those who recently immigrated here get better connected to other immigrants, the Valley Adult Learning Association held a “Newcomers Meet-and-Greet” on Nov. 30 at the Super 8.
“Last January we got quite an influx of newcomers to Canada,” noted VALA employee Tracey Ormerod.
The Ontario government is celebrating the 100-year anniversary of recording baby names in Ontario.
“Choosing a name for your child is an important and personal decision for all parents,” said Government and Consumer Services minister Bill Walker.
“The lists of top baby names in Ontario is one way to help parents choose a name for their baby,” he noted.
On Monday, members of the Treaty #3 Police Service attending Mitaanjigaming First Nation in response to a fire that had engulfed a home.
It has been learned that a member of the community has passed away in connection with this fire.
Trying to choose a career as a high school student can be a difficult task.
With so many different occupations to choose from, it can be quite overwhelming for some students to find a career path that suits their needs.
The Chapple, Emo, La Vallee and Alberton Fire & Emergency Service is warning district residents of a scam in which individuals are impersonating local fire and emergency services to solicit donations.
Last Thursday, the fire service was notified by local residents saying they were contacted by fraudsters posing as local fire departments and asking for donations.
There is a strong group of musically-talented individuals at Mikinaak Onigaming School and they recently were given an outlet to express themselves.
A recording studio was built in the basement of the school in March, with the aim of giving students a place to tap into their musical talents and learn about production.
A candlelight vigil was held Thursday evening at Knox United Church here to pay tribute to the tragic deaths of two local women who died 18 years ago at the hands of gender-based violence.
Since the deaths of Melani Sutton and Deanna Daw in 2000, an event has been held in the community on Dec. 6, which falls on the “National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.”
The Rainy River District School Board held its inaugural meeting last Tuesday evening at the Education Centre here.
The trustees said their oaths before being sworn in, with Fort Frances trustees Raymond Roy and David Kircher later being acclaimed as board chair and vice-chair, respectively.