Grade 11 students at Fort Frances High School were treated to “The Sweet Life Road Show” on Tuesday morning.
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The owner of Rainy River Cannabis Collective here has a message for the Government of Ontario concerning its plans for marijuana legislation: leave medicinal marijuana alone.
The Rainy River District School Board once again is taking steps to try and implement a “community safety zone” in front of Crossroads School along Highway 613 North.
A meeting was held at the Devlin school Monday night to hear the concerns of parents and community members, as well as gather ideas to submit to the Ministry of Transportation.
Shirley Teeple and Melinda Romyn sat down with their meals at the Rainy River Valley Agricultural Society's “Country Fair Harvest Dinner” on Saturday evening at the Emo Arena. The dinner kicked off the fundraising effort in support of the planned renovation of the exhibition hall and reconstruction of the food venue buildings at the Emo fairgrounds.
Josh Sayers, the biologist who has been studying badgers in this area since early spring, gave a preliminary report of his findings at a meeting of the Rainy River District Stewardship last Thursday evening.
During the meeting, held at the MNRF fire headquarters here, Sayers told the group it's too early to tell the status of badgers here, but he can say for sure that they are here.
A new school year means a new start for “Project Sunset,” the youth engagement program led by the OPP for Crossroads students in Grades 5-8.
The program also is run at schools in Kenora, Dryden, and Sioux Lookout.
Sept. 10-16 marks National Direct Support Professionals Appreciation Week, and Community Living Fort Frances and District is celebrating the occasion by highlighting a few of its hard-working staff.
CLFFD is a non-profit, charitable organization that provides support to individuals who have a developmental disability.
George Oltsher drove his 1927 Whippet (above) while the Stratton Post Office displayed a historical set-up (below) during the “Ontario 150” parade held there Saturday. Other events included a vendor-blendor, children's activities, a fastball game, and a mini tug-of-war tournament to celebrate the milestone.
Work continues on the bridge leading into the east end of Emo as one of a few construction projects taking place along Highway 11/71 across the district. Reduced speeds and single-lane traffic are a result of the culvert replacement being done between the Emo Inn and Cloverleaf.
The Northwest Catholic District School Board held its first meeting of the 2017-18 school year on Saturday at its office in Dryden.
On the agenda was an update on the new school build project for the consolidation of St. Michael's and St. Francis schools into a single JK-Grade 8 school on the St. Francis site.