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Second barn concert set for Cornell Farms

The second barn concert of the season at Cornell Farms in La Vallee will feature Pat Temple and the HiLO Players tomorrow (July 12) starting at 7:30 p.m.

Temple is well-known for his American music where Western swing meets hillbilly jazz. He has played everywhere across North America and in all sorts of venues.

Paul Caruso from Rainy River will be the opening act.

La Vallee picnic set

Once again, the Township of La Vallee will host its annual community picnic on Sunday, July 15 starting at 3 p.m.

I thought I would give an early head's up as I know the summer gets busy.

This is a fun-filled day if great food and games. All that you need to bring is a lawn chair.

If Mother Nature does not co-operate, another date will be set.

District in mourning over recent passings

The rural areas of the district are feeling sadness over the recent “passings of county folks.”

Norbert Bragg, a well-known person throughout the entire Rainy River District, passed away Sunday after a short battle with cancer.

Driving bus for years, Norbert was a very active and social person who was interested in community, politics, and horses.

St. Patrick's C.W.L. tea goes Saturday

The St. Patrick's C.W.L. in Emo will host its annual tea and bake sale this Saturday (May 12) from 1-3 p.m.

Admission is $3 at the door.

A reminder that Scott Woods will be performing at the Emo Legion tonight (May 9). He is a very talented fiddle player and always puts on an amazing show.

For tickets or more information, call the Legion at 482-2250.

'Spring Fever Days' all set to go in Emo

Emo is hosting its annual “Spring Fever Days” event tomorrow through Saturday (April 19-21).

Come out and enjoy great sales while entering all the free draws.

As always, the Emo Legion will host its soup-and-bun luncheon.

This always proves to be a fun-filled weekend, with lots of socializing and reconnecting with this dynamic little community.