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Organizers have confirmed a slate of 15 different events for the District 1A Senior Games, which will be held in Fort Frances on June 5-6.
New to the roster this year are pickleball, which will be held at the Memorial Arena, carpet bowling, which will be held upstairs at the arena in Emo, and tennis at the new Fort Frances courts.
The Riverside Foundation for Health Care is excited to announce the winner of this year's Canada Day Cash Lottery early-bird prize is Kevin Busch of Fort Frances!
The draw was made at Flint House on Thursday to kick off the long weekend.
Busch won an all-inclusive fishing trip to the beautiful Manitou Weather Station Fishing Lodge.
The Northwestern Health Unit is encouraging individuals working or exploring the outdoors with family, friends, or pets to make small changes that can help to prevent tick bites.
There are two main tick species in Northwestern Ontario: wood (dog) ticks and blacklegged (deer) ticks.
Wood ticks have reddish-brown bodies and legs with white markings on their back.
In 1965, the idea to assist students entering the Faculty of Physical Education was presented by the Ladies' Auxiliaries of District 4 of the Manitoba Northwestern Ontario Command of the Royal Canadian Legion at the Biennial Convention.
Crossroads School in Devlin hosted its annual chess tournament last Tuesday, with a total of 110 students participating from Donald Young School, the Sturgeon Creek Alternative Program, Robert Moore School, and Crossroads.
The top finishers in the age eight-and-under division were James Gagne, Jonah Homer, and Nicolas Pattison.
North American Safe Boating Awareness Week will take place across Canada from May 19-25.
The purpose of this initiative, managed by the Canadian Safe Boating Council (CSBC) and its partners, is to promote safe and responsible boating practices to the estimated 15 million recreational boaters in Canada.
Local MP Don Rusnak last week announced a call for proposals for community-based projects through the New Horizons for Seniors Program 2018-19.
Programs like NHSP not only encourage seniors to stay involved in their community, but also increase their social participation and inclusion.
The Rainy River District Stewardship Council is proud to announce the May 17 launch of the “Fort Frances Tree Map: A Guided Tour of Local Trees.”
The map is a fun, visual representation of some of Fort Frances and its town-owned native trees.
The Legion Ladies Auxiliary to Br. #29 met last Wednesday (May 9), with 25 members in attendance.
An application for membership was received and passed for Gabriella McDougall.
Initiation will take place at a future meeting.
Christina McDougall, meanwhile, officially was installed as auxiliary secretary for the current year.