The Rainy River District School Board (RRDSB) held its annual meeting here Tuesday evening, and among the items on the agenda were the elections of the board's chair and vice-chair as well as the board's representative on the Ontario Public School Boards' Association (OPSBA).
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At approximately 7 p.m. yesterday, officers from the Thunder Bay detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a motor vehicle collision involving two tractor trailer units. The collision occurred on Hwy. 17, west of Raith.
The tractor trailer units were involved in a head on collision and became engulfed in fire.
Dr. Marcus Powlowski was officially sworn in during a ceremony in West Block on Monday as the Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay-Rainy River in the 43rd Parliament of Canada.
Many residents throughout northern Ontario have to travel great distances to access a specialist or certain healthcare services.
The Northern Health Travel Grant is the provincially funded program that's used to reimburse individuals who need to travel to their procedures or appointments and NDP MPP for Thunder Bay-Atikokan, Judith Monteith-Farrell, is looking to improve it.
Shortly after 1 a.m. on Monday, members of the Rainy River District detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police were dispatched to a complaint of a possible impaired river in the area of Stewart Street and King's Highway in Fort Frances.
The vehicle that was subject of the complaint was located and the officers conducted an investigation.
The governments of Canada and Ontario are supporting agri-food innovation through an investment of up to $1.85 million in research to help Ontario develop new cutting edge technologies, practices and solutions to tackle modern-day industry problems.
Shortly before 4 p.m. on Sunday (Nov. 24), members of the Rainy River District detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), with the assistance of Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF), responded to an incident where a man had been fatally injured while hunting.
The male has been identified as Brent Secord, 18 years old, of Timmins, Ont.
The Riverside Foundation for Health Care's annual Christmas appeal has hit the mail.
This year, the Foundation has set their sights “Tower” high with a goal to raise $43,000 for the purchase of a new MIS Tower for Riverside Health Care Facilities' operating room.
Hazel Wilde, Doug and Sue Cuthbertson, and Russell Paterson of Fort Frances were among the $30 winners in the Rainy River District Mutual Aid Association's cash calendar draw for the week of Nov. 17-23.
Other winners that week included Reuben Kerb (Stratton), Annette Bryk (Atikokan), and Cindy Taronno (Shakopee, Mn.) who won twice.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations officers at the International Falls Port of Entry targeted a rail container destined to arrive in Ranier, Mn.