Hundreds of people dropped by Sunny Cove Camp on Friday evening to enjoy the Watten Volunteer Fire Department’s annual fish fry fundraiser. The meal featured fresh walleye, coleslaw, fries, and more, with “Simply Mac” on hand to provide the musicial entertainment.
Bill and Heidi Naturkach led the pack departing The Harbourage on Saturday morning for the 14th-annual “Ride for Memories” and poker derby. The event was a success once again, seeing a total of 152 riders and raising more than $36,000 for the Alzheimer Society of Kenora/Rainy River Districts. The event wrapped up with a steak dinner at the Copper River Inn here.
A&W cashier Sarah Larson served up a “Teen Burger” to Asyia Shields yesterday as part of “Burgers to beat MS” Day there. One dollar for every “Teen Burger” sold will be donated to help fight multiple sclerosis in Canada.
Dominic Kaemingk, left, along with his sister, Dafne, played a game of Bingo yesterday afternoon at the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre as part of the “TD Summer Reading Windup Party.” The youngsters in the program, who read a total of 279 books, were rewarded with a water bottle and certificate for their efforts.
Ana Stopa performed her rendition of “Riptide” by Vance Joy during the annual “Teen Open Mic Night” at the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre on Tuesday night. The event, sponsored by the Fort Frances Kiwanis Club, offered refreshments and prizes as many local artists showed off their musical abilities.
The Rainy River District School Board and the Ontario Secondary School Teachers have reached a negotiated tentative agreement.
Ratification votes will be completed by Tuesday, Sept. 6.
With this tentative agreement, all classes and extra-curricular activities will proceed uninterrupted when classes resume.
Further details will be provided post-ratification.
The Treaty #3 Police Service is warning the public to be on alert after an attempted child abduction on the First Nation community of Northwest Angle #37, which is located on Highway 71 south of Sioux Narrows.
On Tuesday, Aug. 23, police said a nine-year-old male from Northwest Angle #37 was approached near his residence by an adult male in a white or light grey SUV.
The adult male was sitting in the vehicle when he approached the boy and said, “Get in!”