The Indian Day School Settlement Claims Process is now open for survivors who suffered harms while attending Federal Indian Day Schools and Federal Day Schools. Survivors can now take the next step in their journey by submitting a claim for compensation.
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A report from the International Falls, Rainy Lake and Ranier Convention and Visitors Bureau says Walleye and crappie are being pulled from Sand Bay this the morning and evening hours.
Jigging or bobber fishing with live bait will work, just stay a foot or so off the bottom in 25 to 30 feet of water. Word is that shiner minnows are working best.
Beekeepers throughout the province are getting a sweet deal from the government for their honey producing businesses.
The governments of Canada and Ontario are supporting projects that will strengthen the health of managed honey bees and Ontario's beekeeping sector.
I walk to the mailbox every day. Well, every day Monday to Friday. More often than not, the mailbox is empty and when it isn't, useless flyers or bills occupy the space. Still I walk with an eager lightness to my step and as I place the key in its slot, I am filled with anticipation and hope.
One third of the victims from the Ukrainian International Airlines Flight 752 that was shot down by Iran were Canadian and Coun. Douglas Judson provided his condolences during council's meeting on Monday.
He recognized the families and communities that the approximately 60 Canadian victims have left behind.
Fort Frances Legion Ladies Auxiliary to Branch 29 met on Jan. 8, 2020 with 26 members in attendance.
The meeting was brought to order at 7:05 p.m. by President Josie Miller and the minutes of the Dec. 11, 2019 general meeting and the Jan. 6, 2020 executive meeting were read and approved.
The snow and cold are here to stay - meteorologists are predicting a classic Canadian winter season with chilly conditions hanging on through April. When heading out into the cold, whether it's commuting to work or school, or embracing winter sports, it's important to keep safety in mind.
Parker Brakebill picked the perfect time to notch his first goal of the new year as his tally 15 seconds into overtime finished off a 3-2 comeback win for the Wisconsin Lumberjacks over the visiting Fort Frances Lakers in SIJHL action last night at the Spooner Civic Center.
There was some good news for seniors across the Rainy River District last week as the provincial government unveiled some sizeable funding announcements aimed at their health and leisure.
Kenora-Rainy River MPP Greg Rickford stopped in at the Fort Frances Senior Centre on Friday morning to share some of the announcements he had made earlier in the week in Kenora.
The Senior Centre's board of directors continue to meet on a daily basis to determine if the town's recently vacated daycare centre is a viable alternative location to where the centre is presently housed.