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Cash calendar winners

It was a happy start to the New Year for Wade Modeland of Atikokan, who won the $2,000 up for grabs on Jan. 1 in the Rainy River District Mutual Aid Association's weekly cash calendar draw.

Doug Agar (Fort Frances) won the $100 for Jan. 1.

Man facing arson charge

On Jan. 6 around 4:05 p.m., the Kenora OPP was advised of an out building on fire at a residence on Highway 596.

The OPP, along with the Pellatt Fire Department, attended a short time later and were able to extinguish the blaze.

As a result of the investigation, a 28-year-old Kenora man was arrested and charged with arson.

Police seek tips in theft

Members of the Rainy River District OPP are investigating a theft from a vehicle.

On Jan. 3 between 1 and 3 p.m., about $700 was stolen from a vehicle parked in the downtown area of Atikokan.

If you have any information about this theft, contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Milk Calendars available online

A new year means a new calendar.

The Dairy Farmers of Ontario's Milk Calendar, which for years had been available to Ontario residents as an insert in the Fort Frances Times and other newspapers, will not be distributed that way this year.

But there's still a way for fans of the popular calendar to get their hands on it.