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GPS helps rescue person with broken leg

GPS technology has helped an injured Duluth man in Quetico Provincial Park receive medical attention sooner.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

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Region sees four new fires

Four new forest fires were confirmed in the Northwest Region yesterday. Fort Frances Fire #15, located near Marmion Lake by Atikokan, was listed as "not under control" at 0.1 hectares.

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Murder victim ID'd

A Fort Frances man has been identified as the victim of a murder that occurred in Thunder Bay on Sunday night.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

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Another newcomer files for council

Scott Krienke-Turvey is the latest candidate to file to run for a seat on town council.

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Mini-royalty contest needs banners

Fort Frances will see a 2014 mini-king and mini-queen crowned yet. Organizer Melissa Gushulak said she's determined to go ahead with the contest next month but needs one more piece of the puzzle before doing so-banners for the young royalty.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

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Delegates voice myriad of topics at conference

The vacant Rainy Lake Hotel, dam funding, and forest tenure were among the topics local delegates discussed with ministers and parliamentary assistants last week during the annual conference of the Association of Municipalities Ontario in London.

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Family walking to support ALS

Like many others across North America, Casey Marchant accepted the ice bucket challenge-dumping freezing cold water on her head in support of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis , a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord.

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Casino question dropped from ballot

A question to the public as to whether they're in favour of Fort Frances being considered as a possible site for a casino has been taken off the ballot for the upcoming municipal election.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

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Perry to run again

Coun. Ken Perry filed his papers this morning to seek another term on town council.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

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Quiet weekend for fires

Just one new fire was reported in the Northwest Region over the weekend. Nipigon Fire #19 was confirmed Saturday in Marten Falls First Nation, but has since been declared "out" at 0.3 hectares.

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Area duo tops Falls tourney

Whether it's walleye or bass, Bill Godin has had the champion's touch this year.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

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Few names filed yet for election

With a little more than three weeks to go until the deadline to file papers for the upcoming municipal election, only a few names have been submitted so far.

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Readers rewarded

Hannah Tucker, two, and her four-year-old sister, Ryleigh, shared a bag of Cheetos at the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre yesterday in celebration of the end of the Summer Reading program.

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Leishman makes Voltigeurs: report

It looks like another Fort Frances Lakers has left the flock-and this one has local connections.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

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Calendar winners

Sandy Haney of Fort Frances was among the $30 winners in the Rainy River District Mutual Aid Association cash calendar draw for the week of Aug. 17-23.

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Fish fry set to go tomorrow

After a busy summer for the volunteer firefighters and residents in the Watten area dealing with high water levels, the Watten Fire Department is hosting their annual fish fry at Sunny Cove tomorrow from 4-8 p.m. "It is one of our major fundraisers," voiced Brian Angus, who sits on the board and also is one of the 12 volunteer firefighters for the ... (more)

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Building lantern

Joe Galbraith channeled his creative side as he built a bamboo-based "withy" lantern during a workshop led by Lindsay Hamilton last Wednesday at the Fort Frances Museum.

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Helping hands

Muskie football players Brandon Larson, left, Doug deBernardeaux and Gavin Richardson geared up for an afternoon of heavy lifting for the "Healthy Living" food box program, which distributed fresh produce to Fort Frances residents at the MA©tis Hall yesterday.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

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LeDrew takes home Queen crown

Kassidy LeDrew said she needed a pick-me-up this summer and she certainly got it when she won the 2014 Emo Fair Queen crown on Thursday evening, held in conjunction with the Rainy River Valley Agricultural Society's fair in Emo this weekend.

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Business owners pleased with funding

The vacant Rainy Lake Hotel will be demolished and redeveloped into the Rainy Lake Market Square in the future thanks to nearly $1 million from the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corp. and downtown business owners couldn't be happier.

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