A U.S. State Department report to US Congress and Canadian officials regarding the potential pitfalls of a proposed sulfide copper-ore mine has left detractors frustrated and bewildered.
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Life is slowly getting back to normal for residents of Emo, after a CN train carrying crude oil crashed and leaked near the town.
At approximately 8:30 p.m. Feb. 18, a CN train derailed near Emo, at Highway 602, south of the Trans Canada Highway.
All four bargaining units representing Ontario's teachers are set for a one-day walk-out on Friday, Feb. 21, if a deal cannot be reached by that time.
The strike will affect all schools in the Rainy River District. Board representatives are urging parents to seek alternative childcare.
It was a night of big dreams and big ideas, and the start of what could be some big plans for Fort Frances.
Drivers are being warned that's its never okay to drink and drive, after OPP charged four local drivers with impaired driving in the last week.
“People still aren't getting the message,” said Provincial Constable Jim Davis of the OPP
However, recent changes in legislation have given officers more power on the roadsides and many are using them to crack down on drunk driving.
It's time to pick your favourite poem, prose or piece of music and practice, practice, practice.
The Rainy River District Festival of the Performing Arts has officially opened registration for the 2020 season.
Mild weather and groomed trails made for an enjoyable morning at the Rainy Lake Nordic Ski Club's Groundhog Day Loppet Sunday morning.
Volunteer organizer and club secretary, Penny Shumaker, counted the event a success.
“We had sponsors, and great prizes. Amazing volunteers, and groomers," she said. "It's a great event.”
Paramedics are in critically short supply in Northwestern Ontario. But one local school is hoping to fill the gap.
Seven Generations Education Institute (SGEI) in introducing a diploma program for Paramedics, with its first cohort beginning the fall of 2020. By developing home-grown paramedics, they're hoping these grads will live and work within the community.
He's a beloved brother and cousin, an attentive grandson, and a loving father. And he's still missing.
Since his disappearance on January 15, Chauncey Grover's family and a team of police and volunteers have been tirelessly combing the woods between Couchiching First nation and Fort Frances, hoping for any sign of the missing man.
The Progressive Conservative candidate for Kenora-Rainy River in the upcoming provincial election already has thrown his support behind Caroline Mulroney to be the party's next leader.
“I'm endorsing Caroline Mulroney outright and I spoke with her yesterday [Sunday] confirming she had my full support,” Greg Rickford said Monday evening in an e-mailed response to the Times.