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(Rainy River District, ON) On July 5, 2020 Members of the Rainy River District Detachment of the Ontario Provincial (OPP) received a complaint of a break and enter that occurred in Red Gut Bay on Rainy Lake.
Substantial completion of the new OPP detachment in Fort Frances is expected by September, OPP Sgt. Ann McEwen said. Construction did not stop when COVID-19 hit because all the workers and contractors took the precautions that the government recommended, McEwen added.
Despite rain throughout the region, there were 13 new fires confirmed in the Northwest Region by the late afternoon of July 7.
- Thunder Bay 27 is llocated east of the Wabakimi Provincial Park boundary, approximately 281 kilometres north of Thunder Bay
Northwestern Health Unit has revised our COVID-19 numbers based on recent ministry guidance provided in version 8.0 of the Management of Cases and Contacts of COVID-19 in Ontario (Jun 23/20) (http://ow.ly/4K7550At3Y0) to promote consistent reporting across the province.
Josh Colling has been the LaVallee/Alberton/Chapple/Emo Fire Chief for close to five years.
He has enjoyed his position immensely working with the local volunteer firefighters.
Crayfish are a common sight in this neck of the woods and are a highly sought-after crustacean worldwide, being rich in protein and low in fat. In fact, in Europe, they are considered a delicacy. Crayfish are omnivorous, so they feed on animals and plants, either living or decomposing.
There have been reports of algae blooms on Laurenson Lake in Kenora and Thunder Lake in Dryden.
The blooms are being tested to see if they are blue-green algae.
There were 11 new forest fires confirmed in the Northwest Region by the mid-afternoon of July 05.
- Fort Frances 09 is not under control at 0.1 hectares and is located near McKenzie Lake, approximately 52 kilometres southeast of Atikokan.
- Fort Frances 10 is not under control at 0.5 hectares and is located near McKenzie Lake, approximately 52 kilometres southeast of Atikokan.