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Ex-resident scales mountain to raise money

Although not everything went as planned, former Fort Frances resident Haven Labbe, whose family relocated to Kenora a few years ago, is very pleased with her mountain climb and the awareness it brought to a small-town organization.

Labbe told the Times last week that she saw the work her mother was doing for indigenous youth and wanted to make a difference, as well.

Ag funding program taking applications

The third intake period for the Sustainable New Agri-Food Products & Productivity (SNAPP) funding program is open as of Dec. 1, with applications being accepted until Feb. 28.

SNAPP supports Northern Ontario agriculture and food producers, businesses, collaborations, communities, and First Nations by providing funding for projects involved in local food production.

Woman dies in crash

Members of the Kenora OPP, with the assistance of Technical Traffic Collision Investigators and the OPP's Highway Safety Division, continue to investigate a fatal motor-vehicle collision that occurred Sunday afternoon on Highway 17.

Just before 3:30 p.m., the Kenora OPP was notified of a collision at Lindsay Road, west of Kenora.