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Ruby's Pantry gets donation

Ruby's Pantry is pleased to accept a $325 donation from Waschke Family GM Center in International Falls.

The local car dealer contributes to the community monthly, according to office manager Beth Gable.

“We prefer to keep the money local,” she noted.

“We like to focus on organizations who assist children and those who work to alleviate food insecurity,” Gable added.

Legion Ladies meet

Fort Frances Legion Ladies Auxiliary to Br. #29 met on April 10 with 32 members in attendance.

The meeting was brought to order at 7:05 p.m. by president Alfreda Easton, followed by the minutes of the March 13 general meeting and the April 1 executive meeting being read and approved.

There were no new membership applications presented for approval.

Tbaytel successfully acquires 600 mhz wireless spectrum

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada released the results of its 600 MHz spectrum auction last week and Tbaytel is among a number of wireless carriers from across the country that were successful at obtaining spectrum.

Tbaytel acquired a block of spectrum in the 600 MHz frequency band within the company's geographical serving territory.

Calendar winners

Bob MacDonald and Alice Pollard of Fort Frances were among the $30 cash calendar winners for the week of April 7-13.

Other winners in the Rainy River District Mutual Aid Association draw for that week included Tim Mutz (Devlin), Mary Elder (Atikokan), Dawn and Shawn Jacobson (Thunder Bay), and Joe Bremault (South Junction, Man.).