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Driver charged in crash

On Saturday around 11:30 a.m., the Rainy River District OPP, along with the Watten Fire Department and Rainy River District EMS, responded to motor-vehicle collision on Highway 11 near Nickle Lake Road, east of Fort Frances.

The driver of an eastbound vehicle crossed the centre line and collided with a westbound pickup truck.

Local driver facing charges

Members of the Kenora OPP have charged a Fort Frances man with impaired driving offences.

Shortly after 11 p.m. on Monday, police conducted a vehicle stop on Fifth Street South in the City of Kenora.

Police determined the male driver had been consuming alcohol.

He was arrested at the scene and transported for tests.

Alzheimer calendar winners

Larry Cousineau of Fort Frances was lucky this month, winning $40 twice in the Alzheimer Society of Kenora/Rainy River Districts' cash calendar draw for November.

Other winners included Linda Wood (Sioux Narrows), along with Sean Brenna, Lois Bowerman, Will Carson, Tanice Rieu, Jan Coats, Theresa Beckworth (twice), Dixie Miller, Leslie Apland, Linda Pyzer, and Richard Gen (Kenora).

Trustees given look at board's indigenous education strategy

Rainy River District School Board trustees were treated to a look at the Indigenous Education Strategy during its Nov. 7 meeting here.

A presentation was given by Indigenous Education leader Bob Kowal and FNMI Resources/Support Teacher Pam King to outline some of the work they have been doing, as well as the importance of the strategy.