The Boundary Waters Forest Management Corp has officially taken the reigns of the amalgamated Crosroute-Sapawe Forests.
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Area cattle farmers have been given a tax reprieve, to account for culled herds due to feed shortages.
This year, cattle farmers in Alberton, Chapple, Dawson, Emo, LaVallee, Lake of the Woods, Morley and the unorganized Rainy River region have been added to the list of Tax Deferral Regions by Agriculture and Agri-food Canada.
Talking with kids about stressful situations can be difficult. But it's more important to keep the lines open, than to know what to say.
With the surge of COVID-19 into our everyday lives, it's difficult to shelter even the youngest child from its effects, according to Laurel Pirrie, Child and Youth councillor for Firefly.
Fort Frances' Food Banks are bracing for a rough few weeks, as they watch their shelves slowly empty.
“We've seen a dramatic increase in Food Bank usage," said Arthour Heathcote, Corps officer for the Salvation Army. "I'd say 80 percent of the people we've seen are new people - people we've never seen before.”
The Fort Frances Legion ladies' Auxiliary 29 executive has decided to clean house, and local food banks are the ones to benefit.
With so much uncertainty caused by COVID-19, Fort Frances can take comfort that Meals on Wheels is still delivering to its most vulnerable clientele.
It's housed the region's history for nearly 60 years. But without help, the Emo Museum will become a part of local history, itself.
The Board who cares for the facility is putting out an urgent call, to keep the doors open.
“If we can't get new volunteers, we'll be closing,” said Museum Board member Annie van Rozen.
The Town of Fort Frances has money to spend. But now the debate begins on how best to spend it.
The biggest pyjama party of the year is just around the corner, and time is running out on early bird pricing.
The Pjs and Pearls Gala Early bird pricing is $60, but only until March 15. The ticket includes dinner, entertainment, party games and a chance to win a weekend getaway. From March 16 to the day of the Gala, April 4, tickets will be $70.
The Ring of Fire Northern Road Link has been given the green light by stakeholders, in a historic announcement from Ontario and First Nations communities.
“We are living in very exciting times,” said Kenora Rainy River MPP Greg Rickford, Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines and Minister of Indigenous Affairs.