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The Northwestern Health Unit has received reports of three new positive COVID-19 test results in the Kenora region over the past 24 hours. One was reported on Thursday afternoon; two more were announced on Friday morning.
Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) urges the public to practise prevention measures as COVID-19 case counts increase in the Kenora region. In the past 17 days, 10 positive cases have been reported in the Kenora region, and three of these cases are currently hospitalized due to symptoms and risk factors.
Northwestern Health Unit received a report of one new positive COVID-19 test result in the Dryden / Red Lake region on Saturday. Follow up with the person involved and their contacts has started according to protocol. Anyone who is identified as a contact for this case will be contacted directly. This new case is connected to a previously announced case.
Northwestern Health Unit has received a report of three new positive COVID-19 test results in the Kenora region. Follow up with the persons involved and their contacts has started according to protocol. Anyone who is identified as a contact for this case will be contacted directly.
This article first appeared on the cover the the November 14, 1918 edition of the Fort Frances Times
After more than 100 years spent looking out over the town of Fort Frances, the old mill is coming down.
However, there's hope that new life will spring up in its place.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Monday his government's plan to launch the $1.75 billion universal broadband fund to build infrastructure across the country, mainly in rural and remote communities.
Fort Frances Power Corp customers on Time of Use pricing, have a new billing choice for their power needs.
In response to COVID, the province has created Tiered Pricing. That allows customers a set limit each month at a reduced rate, regardless of time consumed. After that limit, the price goes up. For a homeowner in Fort Frances, the limit is 1000 Kilowatt hours per month.
On October 27, 2020, at approximately 4:29 AM the Fort Frances Fire Rescue Service responded to a residential fire in the 500 Block of Front Street.