The Alzheimer Society of Kenora/Rainy River Districts hosted the annual IG Wealth Management “Walk for Alzheimer's” here on Saturday, raising awareness of the disease which affects more Canadians each year and funds to help those afflicted and their families.
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The new owners at Rainy Lake Sports, Missy and Derek Nelson, were hunting for a fresh opportunity when the couple agreed to purchase the store —a decision which brought along with it a lot of anxious nerves and enthusiasm.
Have we left the future of climate change in a state which is irreversible or can the planet's current reality be altered by providing our youth with guidance and education for a more sustainable future?
Wave after wave of support came crashing through Fort Frances during the Pride Week festival and just because it is over, does not mean the tank is empty.
Now that Pride Week has finished, the momentum continues to build and keeps rolling forward.
“Pride is powered by public participation, and our tank is full,” said Borderland Pride co-chair Peter Howie.
Paramedic Services Week came to a wrap this past Saturday as the Fort Frances ambulance base held the last open house and barbecue in acknowledgment of all the services paramedics provide to the district.
Fort Frances is turning into a town which is more inviting than ever.
This positive direction is punctuated by the second-annual Pride Week currently underway which seeing events taking place all week long to celebrate diversity, inclusion, and acceptance of difference in our communities and opportunities for learning and engagement on LGBTQ2 issues.
The Fort Frances Power Corporation (FFPC) took the time Tuesday afternoon to recognized all of its employees' hard work and dedication to a safe work environment.
FFPC celebrated 150,000 safe work hours—or 11 years injury-free—and congratulated Brian White, on becoming a certified journeyman by finishing his four-year electric lineman apprenticeship.
Members of the Emo and District Lions Club and the community took part in the annual Pet Valu Walk for Dog Guides of Canada last Sunday, raising $2,245 for the Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides.
Even though the weather was overcast and chilly, it could not hold back the bright and warm spirit from the participants most of all the dogs.
The Fort Frances Fire & Rescue Service is focused on returning to the senior community homes and trying to reach out to all seniors about the impending risks of fires in their homes.
Across Canada, the senior citizen population is growing, and Fort Frances is no exception to that trend.
New changes have come to the Fort Frances Family Health Team (FHT), bringing more access for local and surrounding residents at a time that is seeing a shortage of doctors and overall health support.
FHT executive director Gerri Yerxa is very excited as the clinic has just announced a new website, as well as the hiring of a third nurse practitioner.