Council narrowly approved a recommendation that will soon ban on-street parking during significant winter storms at their regular meeting on Monday night.
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A local group is asking the Town of Fort Frances for help addressing a water shortage.
The Fort Frances Community Garden made a presentation to town council on Monday evening asking for help in addressing the issues it is facing as more and more members of the public become interested in having a plot at the north end garden space.
New Gold recently announced an updated life of mine for its Rainy River site north of Barwick that ceases operations in 2028 instead of 2031, but creates a stronger free cash flow for the mid-tier gold miner.
The town of Fort Frances passed a resolution last night that's aimed at creating more equitable railway taxation and raises concerns surrounding rail safety.
The resolution, which received unanimous support from council at Monday's meeting, arose out of the CN Rail derailment near Emo last Tuesday involving 30 cars, seven of which leaked crude oil surrounding the crash area.
Set among the pines, boasting soaring ceilings and sleek decor, is Fort Frances' newest dining hot spot.
But don't put off getting a reservation, because this exclusive pop-up dining experience won't be around for long - the chefs need to get back to class.
For the first time ever, the town began its regular council meeting on Monday with a land acknowledgement.
“We've talked about it for quite a while, every conference we go to there's always an acknowledgement about being on our traditional territory of the Anishinaabe people in this area,” Mayor Caul noted in an interview following council's meeting.
Nearly $95,000 of charitable funding through the Winnipeg Foundation's Moffat Fund will soon be dispersed to non-profit groups and organizations.
The funding is to support and advance the economic, social, physical, and intellectual well being of children and their families.
With spring comes events in our rural communities. The Shamrock Tea and Bake Sale takes place Friday March 13 at the Emo Hospital cafeteria from 1-3 p.m.
Admission is $5.00. There will be baking and goodies to purchase.
All monies raised assist Emo Hospital projects. The Auxiliary would like to thank all people who support the Emo and district Auxiliary.
The Fort Frances Senior Centre is staying where it's currently located on Nelson Street and will not be moved to the Fort Frances Daycare, following the approval of a report at Monday night's council meeting.
Saturday, Feb. 22 was the perfect day for the Rick Bourre Memorial Fishing Derby. Brilliant sunshine and mild temperatures had about 150 participants pour onto the ice of the Rainy River at the town's Hannam Park.