Two forums featuring the 14 candidates seeking seats on Fort Frances town council are slated the week before the Nov. 10 municipal election.
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Parents who relied on either of the two school systems or Fort Frances Nursery School Inc. to look after their children during the day will suddenly find there's a grave shortage of day care in town if the teachers go on strike.
“Go get a mammogram" is the one message breast cancer survivor Bonnie Thomson of Winnipeg hopes to get across to women when she speaks at the annual "Luncheon of Hope” here Saturday.
“If I could affect just one person, I would be thrilled,” stressed Thomson, 53, in a phone interview Monday.
Rainy River District has been named one of 10 safe communities across the country, and will be handed the prestigious title officially at a ceremony here Nov. 13.
And that has opened up funding doors—to the tune of $25,000 over two years from the Safe Communities Foundation—for the Rainy River Valley Safety Coalition, allowing it to hire a part-time safety co-ordinator.
See Spot. See Spot Run—and play guitar, get signed, record a top 40 single, and become famous.
“See Spot Run," a familiar rock band to many Fort Frances residents, stopped in at the Rainy Lake one more time last week to promote their latest CD, "Ten Stories High.”
Being “small-minded” can be a very good thing, especially when it comes with a great business plan.
And while everyone has a different definition of what small business is, it is not a minority around Rainy River district.
Teachers will walk off the job after negotiations between Education and Training minister Dave Johnson and the Ontario Teachers' Federation collapsed yesterday.
Both parties left the bargaining table feeling a bit slighted after two days of talks on Bill 160 yielded noting but bad feelings.
Discussing personal problems with peer advocates could be termed crucial “life support,” especially for teenagers faced with the added ordeal of growing up.
That according to Connie Petersen, facilitator of a new support program focused on providing a user-friendly forum for adolescents.
Drug and alcohol abuse isn't a big problem among youth at Whitefish Bay First Nations yet—and parents there want to make sure it never becomes one.
Isobel White, a mother of two, helped organize a meeting of parents, the band chief and council, and police Monday night to address the problem.
Chili madness reigned under the tent in the Times parking lot once again this year when almost 500 people showed up for last Friday’s “Great Chili Cookoff”—and helping to raise nearly $1,500 in support of area food banks.