Due to the ongoing concerns around the COVID-19 pandemic, numerous businesses and organizations are choosing to postpone or cancel community events in order to promote social distancing in efforts to help slow the spread of the virus in the Rainy River District.
You are here
Hats off to many local businesses for practicing safe precautions with COVID-19.
Last week Devlin's made a sign available for all customers stating “if you are not well please DO NOT ENTER!”
If you see more then a few vehicles out front, wait a few minutes to allow people their social distance. Stay safe!
The Emo & District Hospital Auxiliary is celebrating their 2019/2020 capital equipment pledges made to the Riverside Foundation for Health Care.
Included in the pledges are three new dining room tables for the cafeteria valued at $1,212.05 that were enjoyed at the Annual Shamrock Tea held on March 13.
On April 1, Dr. Phillip Whatley will officially hang up his stethoscope and retire, after 41 years of dedication and compassion.
(ORILLIA, ON)—The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is taking action to help reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19 by restricting the access to its facilities, including detachments, across the province until further notice.
A number of events and meetings have been cancelled or postponed until a later date. The Coffee House which was to be held at the Church of the Holy Spirit at the end of the month will be rescheduled for a later date. Also the Country Jam in Barwick is cancelled for March 21. Further jams will be held when the Covid-19 emergency is concluded.
(FORT FRANCES, ON)—Officers of the Rainy River District Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) remind snowmobilers to slow down and be aware of changing ice, snow and trail conditions.
As spring arrives, local officers have already responded to serious collisions involving snowmobiles that have resulted in rider needing serious medical response.
With the COVID-19 restraints happenings have been cancelled throughout the entire district.
Just some I've recently heard of are the Emo Legion Branch #99 will close their club room and cancel all Legion events.
TOPS will not hold a meeting until April 13.
It's housed the region's history for nearly 60 years. But without help, the Emo Museum will become a part of local history, itself.
The Board who cares for the facility is putting out an urgent call, to keep the doors open.
“If we can't get new volunteers, we'll be closing,” said Museum Board member Annie van Rozen.
Fort Frances Legion Ladies Auxiliary to Branch 29 met on Mar 11 with 19 members in attendance.
The meeting was brought to order at 7:00 p.m. by President Josie Miller
Minutes of the Feb. 12 General meeting and the Feb. 26 Executive meeting were circulated and approved.