Last Thursday, leaders from Northern Ontario's indigenous and non-indigenous communities prepared a historic framework that will be used to bring communities, industry, and government together with a common goal to achieve sustainable and shared economic development prosperity.
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The second-annual “Run for the Donut” is planned and ready to go.
Runners are advised to lace up their shoes and start preparing for the 5K race hosted by the Rainy Running Club, the Municipality of Emo, and the “Run for the Donut” committee.
You are invited to run or walk the scenic route at the Lions Park in Emo, then enjoy doughnuts and prizes at the finish line!
In order to improve mobility network performance, Tbaytel will be performing scheduled network upgrade maintenance tomorrow (Sept. 20) from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
During this time, Tbaytel mobility customers in the Atikokan area may experience service disruptions or outages to their Tbaytel HSPA mobility service, including voice calls, data usage, and texting.
Ted and Ruth Brockie of Brockie's Jewellers were recognized for their outstanding contribution, and years of dedication, to the local business community last Wednesday evening during the Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce's 22nd-annual business awards at La Place Rendez-Vous.
The municipal election will take place on Monday, Oct. 22 from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. at the La Vallee municipal office.
Advanced voting will be held there on Saturday, Oct. 13 from noon-5 p.m.
The four candidates for reeve in La Vallee are Lucille Macdonald, Ross Donaldson, Ken Hyatt, and former reeve Ken McKinnon.
The Backus Community Center in International Falls will host a fall harvest fundraising dinner on Sunday, Sept. 30 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
The second-annual dinner, featuring a menu of turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, carrots, rutabagas, pickled beets, and dinner rolls, will be held on the Backus stage, with take-out meals picked up from the kitchen window.
David Loewen of Loewen Greenhouses & Landscaping was proud to be named Business of the Year (one-15 employees) at last Wednesday night's business awards. He urged area businesses to continue to strive to make Rainy River District an even better place to live.
Long known for her award-winning photorealistic artwork, Cher Pruys recently has expanded her oeuvre in the opposite direction.
Nonetheless, she's still catching the eyes of her peers.
Two recent paintings, “Winter Solstice" and "Midnight in London,” both were accepted into the 2018 Elected & Associate Members Juried Abstract Online Exhibition.
There were more winners in the Rainy River District Mutual Aid Association's weekly cash calendar draw.
Winning $30 for Sept. 9-15 were Aimee and Chris Matheson (Fort Frances), Wayne Learning (Atikokan), Anita Anderson (Emo), Donald Bolen (Stratton), Dave Hawn (St. Thomas, Ont.), Lorne Ferguson (Atikokan), and Allan and Sheila Kennedy (Marathon).
Tim Hortons was a “double-double” award winner at the Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce's 22nd-annual business awards last Wednesday evening at La Place Rendez-Vous.
The local franchise, owned by Gord McQuarrie, received two awards: Business of the Year (16+ employees) and Customer Services (Business).