Well another week of isolation is behind us. The cool weather should help everyone stay inside. The wind has been nasty and even though the sun is shining brightly the wind ruins the day. I must say though, the wind has dried things up and trust me if you seen the mess, we had last fall, this is a welcome treat. I think the area that I sacrificed for feeding last fall will need a disc over it.
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The search is on for a new owner to take over the operation of a beloved local property.
At the Town of Fort Frances' regular council meeting on March 9, Mayor June Caul announced the town would be looking to step away from owning Sunny Cove Camp, formerly the property of the Kiwanis club before the town took over operations in 2009.
You've likely run into this situation already: You're at home on quarantine or self-isolation orders. Try as you might, Netflix and Disney+ just aren't cutting it today (or you've already exhausted everything there is to watch, we're not here to judge), and you've done everything there is to do on your daily Animal Crossing task list.
There is no doubt that our daily lives have changed dramatically over the past few months. The COVID-19 outbreak has ushered in emergency actions from governments around the world at a pace unseen before.
On the street, social distancing is keeping me from getting up close and personal. All I see are folks across the road and as a matter of course; I always wave and shout a generic no-name “Hello.” It's not that I'm particularly friendly… even though I am; it's that my eyesight particularly without my glasses on just ain't up to what it used to be.
The Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) is reporting two new cases of COVID-19 in the region.
In a tweet this morning, the NWHU announced that two new cases of COVID-19 had been discovered in Atikokan and are related to the Lac des Iles (LDI) mine located northwest of Thunder Bay. Both of the cases are self-isolating and all of their contacts are in isolation as well.
Fort Frances Town Council returned in a slightly new format Monday night to provide some updates on key committees in town, as well as to thank frontline workers who continue to do their jobs in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ontario's efforts to increase the flow of protective equipment have started paying off. Over the past week, more than 13 million surgical and procedural masks, 200,000 N95 respirator masks, and 38 ventilators have been delivered to Ontario's pandemic stockpile warehouses.
TORONTO — Today, MPP for Kenora-Rainy River, Greg Rickford is pleased to share the government's announcement on emergency child care for health care and frontline workers during this COVID-19 outbreak. Ontario is exempting certain childcare centres from closure, in order to support our nurses, doctors, and frontline care workers across the province.
Treaty Three Police and Treaty Three communities have joined forces to impose Band Council resolutions to screen and limit visitors to remote reserves across the region. The move is an effort to limit the spread of COVID-19 into vulnerable populations.