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Foster parents in spotlight this Mother's Day

With Mother's Day just around the corner, thoughts are turning to those who have been there for us since our very first day.

However, just because a parent wasn't there for a child's first moment, doesn't make them less important or impactful.

Barb Burkholder is a foster parent with the Kenora-Rainy River District Child and Family Services (KRRDCFS), and has been since 2007.

Light up sky for Doctor's Day

A local councillor is encouraging the public to light up the sky this Friday to honour local doctors as they continue to work through the COVID-19 pandemic.

At Monday night's council meeting, Counc. Rick Wiedenhoeft provided an update from two committees he sits on, the Doctor Recruitment and Retention Committee, as well as the Citizen of the Year committee.

Light up sky for Doctor’s Day

A local councillor is encouraging the public to light up the sky this Friday to honour local doctors as they continue to work through the COVID-19 pandemic.

At Monday night’s council meeting, Counc. Rick Wiedenhoeft provided an update from two committees he sits on, the Doctor Recruitment and Retention Committee, as well as the Citizen of the Year committee.

FordGM food drive

Brittany Cook, left, and Char Romyn load another donation into their vehicle during Sunset Country Ford and Fort Frances GM's “Spring For Food” food drive that took place last Wednesday. The pair, along with Nicole Katona and Dawn Westover, drove through town to collect donations of non-perishable food items and cash to support local food banks.