Rainy River Resources held an open house at the Emo Legion last Thursday, which included information about the studies the company has done, the various steps in the procedure of exploring, and its plans for the coming years. Staff also were available to answer questions and discuss the future of mining in the area.
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A large number of family and friends of Emo-Devlin-Barwick Minor Hockey Association players and the general public attended the unveiling of the league’s new name and logo Sunday afternoon at the Emo-La Vallee Arena.
The “Emo Express” began with the vision of having all of the EDBMHA teams having the same name and wearing the same jersey.
The Emo & District Hospital Auxiliary would like to thank everyone who donated, worked, or helped in any way to make their fall tea and bazaar a great success.
They were able to raise just over $3,000.
Work is progressing on the Sturgeon Creek Alternative School’s new building in Emo. Pipes are being laid and the foundation is being readied for pouring sometime soon. A completion date is unknown at this time.
Emo council is hoping to encourage people to recycle, and eliminate the abundance of plastic shopping bags at the local landfill site, by providing residents with reusable shopping bags.
Stop in at the Emo municipal office to pick up your free reusable bag (one per household).
With 10 albums and over 30 years performing his songs across Canada and the UK, award-winning singer-songwriter Rodney Brown remains committed to his Northwestern Ontario (and Rainy River District) roots and is currently getting ready to release his new CD, “Songs of Fort William.”
The “Meals on Wheels” program in Emo provides a service for those who are aged 60 and older to receive a nutritional and balanced meal once a day, Monday to Friday.
The meals are prepared at the Emo Health Centre and delivered to homes in Emo between 11:30 a.m. and noon.
Each customer specifies how many meals a week they want.
The Church of the Holy Spirit in Fort Frances will be hosting its annual Terry Fox Run on Sunday, Sept. 16!
It will start with warm-ups at the Sorting Gap—led by Energy Fitness—at 1:45 p.m., with the run/walk/wheel getting underway at 2 p.m.
The Emo Sports Field now has playground equipment, a swing set, a horseshoe pit, and a beach volleyball court, as well as the baseball diamonds, soccer fields, and driving range.
There is no fee to use the above items.
However, if you require rental of the washroom facility, there is a $50 fee (plus HST), along with a $25 refundable damage deposit.
This year’s logging competition at the Emo Fair probably was the most competitive in recent history.
Eleven Northwestern Ontario loggers were on hand for the annual event, which was held Friday morning, to display their skills and vie for the coveted title of “Champion Logger” for 2012.