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Labour peace between the Rainy River District School Board and its Support and custodial staff, members of CUPE Local 65.The Union is expected to ratify the 2 year agreement within the next week and...

Post date: April 04, 2003

A 41-year-old Fort Frances woman has died following a fatal motor vehicle collision on Highway 71 near Nestor Falls.OPP say Gisele Blais was a passenger in a Dodge pickup when the driver lost control...

Post date: April 04, 2003

Dryden OPP report Highway 502 has been re-opened following a pair of transports jacknifing overnight.The mishap occured about 10 kilometres north of the Highway 11 cutoff forcing the road to be...

Post date: April 04, 2003

450 residents in Fort Frances were evacuated from their homes because of a gas leak Thursday for about 3 hours.Fire officials evacuated several blocks in the east end, including Huffman School.A...

Post date: April 04, 2003

Homes for the Aged in Dryden, Red Lake and Kenora are still open to visitors despite the threat of SARS.Administrator Kevin Queen says signs are posted on the doors warning those who have been to...

Post date: April 04, 2003

The Canadian Armed Forces is hoping to hire about 5,000 new members every year now that students are part of the recruiting drive.Recruiter Sargeant Lori Corkum is touring Northwestern Ontario and...

Post date: April 03, 2003

Forestry workers have ended thier protest at a Thunder Bay government office.About a dozen members of the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union occupied the Ministry of Natural Resources...

Post date: April 03, 2003

The Thunder Bay District Health Unit says tests are underway to confirm that a Lakehead Univesity student died of meningitis.The woman lived in the University\'s residence.Anyone who came into close...

Post date: April 02, 2003

If approved, it will allow for quick and timely access to patient records for health-care providers.The Dryden Regional Health Centre is working with other hospitals to create an electronic patient...

Post date: April 02, 2003

More good news for Weyerhaueser.The company has approved another major project for its Kamploops Pulp Mill in B.C.New digesters worth almost $10 million will be installed at Mission Flats.The...

Post date: April 02, 2003

All visitors to hospitals in Northwestern Ontario will now be screened for SARS.Karen Essery of the Northwestern Health Unit says visitors will be questioned about their current health, whether they...

Post date: April 02, 2003

A theft last week that had Police in the Northwest worried has been solved.Kenora OPP along with the expolsive disposal unit recovered explosives which were taken during a break in at a storage unit...

Post date: April 01, 2003

A 48 year old Atikokan man has been sentenced to 1 year of house arrest following a guilty plea on sex offence charges.The guilty party is not being identified to protect the identity of his 15 year...

Post date: April 01, 2003

As far as Glenn Witherspoon is concerned, the best way to resolve nusicence bear problems in northern Ontario is a simple one.Unless he hears something to change his mind, the Fort Frances Mayor will...

Post date: April 01, 2003

There is a new sound on the airwaves in Dryden.Christian station CJIV is testing their on air signal after being granted a broadcast license by the CRTC.Station Manager Shawn Foster says they will...

Post date: April 01, 2003

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