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A reader's steady hand – and irresistible snack - managed to lure this little beauty for a close-up, at his Nestor Falls cabin. If you have a great shot, send it to us, so we ca share it with other readers! Send your pictures to tips@fortfrances.com.

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Celebrating the launch of the Tbaytel Art and Design Auction of Hope are (left) Caterina Tolone, Artist and Teacher, Thunder Bay Catholic District School Board and (right) Kathleen Jones, Tbaytel Vice President - Sales, Marketing and Communication. “Autumn Winds” was specifically painted by Tolone for the auction, where all proceeds will go to the Northern Cancer Fund for breast cancer. Bids can be placed at healthsciencesfoundation.ca/auction until Oct 26 at 8 a.m.

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The Emo and District Lions Club is applying for grants to renovate and revitalize the Dance Community Hall, pictured here in 2008. The renovation, if successful, could see the important community hub open year round.

Oji-Bee Honey is one of the businesses benefiting from a newly launched website, which assists and promotes local First nations enterprises.

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The first annual Trails of Terror has been a scary success for Rainy River: The event sold out quickly, with demand still high. The community event has used many volunteers, business participation and funds from the Town to make it happen.

A recent report from CBC has placed Rainycrest Long-Term Care home among the 30 homes in the province with the highest number of written notices.

Northwestern Health Unit has received a report of one new positive COVID-19 test result in the Kenora area, Wednesday, October 21.

Follow up with the person involved and their contacts has started according to protocol. Anyone who is identified as a contact for this case will be contacted directly.