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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – Iranian authorities said Tuesday that two former members of the national soccer team arrested this month in connection with nationwide protests have been released on bail. The announcement came hours before Iran was set to play the U.S. at the World Cup in a […]

By Howard Fendrich
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

U.S. Davis Cup team coaches Mardy Fish and Bob Bryan were fined $10,000 apiece and handed bans of four months after promoting a gambling operator via social media. The London-based International Tennis Integrity Agency (ITIA) announced the punishments Tuesday, saying that Fish and Bryan cooperated fully with its investigation and […]

(FORT FRANCES, ON) – Between September 19, 2022, and October 10, 2022, police were called to investigate 13 separate incidents of damage to vehicles in the Fort Frances area. Most of the damage to vehicles occurred overnight and was discovered in the morning. The Rainy River District Detachment put out […]

Riverside Health Care in conjunction with the Northwestern Public Health Unit has declared a COVID-19 Outbreak at Rainy River Long Term Care Home. Visitor restrictions have been added to permit ONLY 1 Visitor/caregiver per patient at a time. To further enhance our team’s ongoing efforts additional precautions are being taken […]

THE CANADIAN PRESS

Respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, appears to be slowing in Ontario, the province’s health minister said Friday, although she warned that influenza was expected to ramp up.   A combination of RSV, the flu and COVID-19 have been putting immense strain on pediatric hospitals across Ontario, with many having to […]

THE CANADIAN PRESS

Ontario has passed a bill intended to spur housing development amid criticism that it will leave municipalities short billions of dollars, increase property taxes and reduce the role of conservation authorities. One of the most controversial aspects of the bill is freezing, reducing and exempting fees developers pay. Those fees […]

Ellie Wepruk had fun decorating a gingerbread house at the Fort Frances Nursery School last week. The event was open to all daycare families, where parents and siblings were able to take part. – Submitted photo

By Patrice Bergeron
THE CANADIAN PRESS

POLTAVA, Ukraine – As the Toyota Tundra following a tractor trailer loaded with humanitarian aid heads into dangerous territory in eastern Ukraine, “Promiscuous” by Nelly Furtado and Timbaland plays over the speakers. The small convoy transporting 20 tonnes of medical supplies is headed for Balakliya in a part of the […]