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District service board commits homelessness prevention fund to the area

District service board commits homelessness prevention fund to the area

The ‘Reaching Home’ program helps fund organizations to address homelessness for those who have experienced domestic violence.
Fort Frances U13 girls Leafs bring home provincial gold

Fort Frances U13 girls Leafs bring home provincial gold

Over the course of the event, the Leafs went undefeated.
Both NWO health units vote against merging

Both NWO health units vote against merging

Both regional health units offer similar programming, but geography and cost efficiency were major determining factors in the agencies' decision not to voluntarily merge at this time.
Police looking for info on vandalized truck

Police looking for info on vandalized truck

Between April 13 at 6 p.m. and April 14 at 6:30 p.m., a red F150 had a punctured tire while parked at the East End Hall. 
Local quiz master hopes to take show on the road

Local quiz master hopes to take show on the road

Wright hosted his first trivia night in November, though he’d participated in many trivia nights before. Now, he’s hoping to expand his offerings, even outside Fort Frances.
Budget has 'bits and pieces' for the region: Melillo

Budget has 'bits and pieces' for the region: Melillo

The Conservative MP for Kenora says Freeland's budget “keeps taxes high, builds bureaucracy instead of homes, and increases spending.”
Wabigoon Lake planning nuclear willingness vote

Wabigoon Lake planning nuclear willingness vote

Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Nation will hold their vote on whether the Treaty 3 community is willing to host a repository for spent nuclear fuel in the fall.
Dryden resident charged with drug possession

Dryden resident charged with drug possession

Three regional OPP detachments worked together to execute a search warrant at a home in Dryden.
Traffic stop results in charges in Balmertown

Traffic stop results in charges in Balmertown

Through their investigation, officers determined that the driver was impaired by alcohol.
Borderland Pride presents an ultimatum to Emo township

Borderland Pride presents an ultimatum to Emo township

Borderland Pride presented an offer to the Emo’s council, which may resolve a four-year feud.
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