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The provincial government is enhancing surveillance measures to protect wildlife from the risk of chronic wasting disease.
This comes following a confirmed case of the disease in Quebec.
“We are taking immediate action to protect the health of deer in Ontario,” said Natural Resources and Forestry minister Jeff Yurek.
In February, the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care closed Rainycrest Long-Term Care Home to admissions due to repeated non-compliance issues.
We have been working diligently to address these areas and are focused on meeting compliance requirements with the aim of getting the home re-opened to admissions.
Mayoral candidates June Caul and Ken Perry weighed in on a host of issues facing Fort Frances on Tuesday evening during a forum hosted by the local Chamber of Commerce at the Townshend Theatre.
The Rainy River District OPP would like to warn the public of a new extortion scam that is threatening consumers.
This scam, which already has taken place in the Northwest Region, is as follows:
It was a successful day for two of the four Muskie court sports teams Tuesday in Dryden.
Both the senior and junior girls' basketball teams came away victorious while both boys' volleyball squads stumbled.
The senior hoopsters led the host Eagles 32-27 at halftime before cruising to a 63-51 win to improve to 2-1 in NorWOSSA play.
Nothing brings people together like learning and creating side by side.
Local partners held their first of what will be an ongoing series called “Indigenous Arts Workshops Supported by the Rainy River District Community” on Saturday with ribbon skirt-making at the Seven Generations Education Institute here.
The Fort Frances Lakers have started the season strong in winning three of their first four games, but playing a more physical brand of hockey is something head coach and general manager Wayne Strachan is hoping his squad will adapt to.
Fort Frances (3-1-0-0) won its home-opener 6-5 over the Minnesota Iron Rangers (0-3-0-0) on Friday night on the back of Noah Loveday's late goal.
On Sunday around 6:10 p.m., members of the Rainy River District OPP were dispatched to a report of an impaired driver on Scott Street who almost had caused a collision and then pulled into the Safeway parking lot.
The vehicle was located and upon speaking to the driver, the officer suspected he was under the influence of a controlled substance.