The only glulam manufacturing plant in Ontario is nearly ready to go into full production right here in Rainy River District.
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Every 40 seconds, somebody dies from suicide. Isn't it time to talk openly about it?
In conjunction with Mental Health Week (May 7-13), the Canadian Mental Health Association—Fort Frances Branch and Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre will be hosting a workshop aimed at creating suicide alertness for everyone.
Donors across Northwestern Ontario continue to provide “HOPE” and exceptional cancer care services thanks to donations to the Northern Cancer Fund of the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation.
After 19 years of medical practice in his hometown of Fort Frances, Barry Anderson, M.D., general surgeon, has retired.
After graduating from Fort Frances High School in 1969, Dr. Anderson continued his studies at the University of Manitoba, where he received his MD in 1975.
With a drop in tax rates, many residential property owners here can expect to see a decrease on their tax bills this year.
After being defeated at the council table five times previously, a resolution regarding how the town bills sewer and water installation rates finally was passed by the majority of town council at its regular meeting Monday evening.
A women's clothing and bake sale fundraiser in support of the soon-to-be-launched “Dress for Work” program is slated for this Saturday (April 28) from 8-11 a.m. downstairs at Curvy Chick (256 Scott St.)
“Dress for Work” is a new non-profit program that will provide disadvantaged women in Rainy River District with outfits to go to job interviews and to get back into the workforce.
The Catholic Women's League (C.W.L.) of St. Mary's Parish here generously has spread some goodwill to their fellow women of Rainy River District.
Fort Frances is seeking approval from the Ontario Ministry of Finance to charge CN a high-tonnage rate for railway right-of-way property running through the town.
Town council approved a resolution at its regular meeting last night to send a letter to Finance minister Charles Sousa stating they believe the municipality meets the high-tonnage threshold.
Canada is plentiful in the number of fresh water resources available to its citizens.
With Canada having about 20 percent of the world's fresh water, people sometimes can take clean drinking water for granted.