Significant rainfall is forcing the Town of Fort Frances to change its plans for the annual free tipping day. Set to run tomorrow, Saturday, May 14, 2022, the rainfall received Thursday night into Friday morning has caused extremely wet conditions at the Fort Frances Landfill site, forcing the town to […]

Local businesses in the region were just starting to adjust to the red zone guidelines when the province declared a four-week-long stay-at-home order, leaving businesses scrambling to quickly get ready for curbside pickup. Joey Hunter, McTaggarts manager in Fort Frances, said business was steady before the stay-at-home order, but now […]

In only a few days time another store will be opening to the public of Fort Frances and the surrounding area to both serve up and educate customers about legal cannabis. Chris Matheson is the owner of Borderland Cannabis, a local retail outlet that will see its first day of […]

Merna Emara

Tonight will be the first meeting of the month for the Fort Frances council. The second and final one of the month will be on April 26. During council, a meeting will be held for the purpose of providing information to the public on proposed amendments to the zoning bylaw […]

Press release

All COVID-19 tests that come back positive are screened for variants of concern. This morning, Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) was informed that two COVID-19 cases in our region have come back positive for the UK variant. The two cases are unrelated to one another. One case is in the Fort […]