The Muskie girls' hockey team took advantage of the crowd at the RRFN fish fry to raise some money by selling cheesecake desserts to anyone with room left after eating their meal.
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Lillie MacKinnon and Emma Cole will be the latest Fort Frances High School students taking humanitarian trips to South America.
Both in Grade 11, they're heading off as part of the “Me to We” organization—a movement that aims to bring socially-conscious people together to create change in the world.
The Northwest Catholic District School Board has agreed to donate $4,400 to the Multi-use/Tennis Court Committee to go towards completion of its project here.
The donation, approved at the board's regular monthly meeting last Tuesday (May 16), will be in addition to the in-kind use of the land.
Warm weather, community spirit, and a free meal helped make the 47th-annual fish fry hosted by Rainy River First Nations a record-breaking event.
Pam Kaun, who has been helping organize the event for more than 30 years, said an estimated 1,200 people attended Friday's event at the RRFN pow-wow grounds located just north of the Highway 11-71 junction.
An estimated 1,200 people dropped by the Rainy River First Nations' pow-wow grounds on Friday to enjoy the annual fish fry hosted by the band's chief and council. At times the line reached almost back to Highway 71 as a steady stream of guests feasted on fried walleye and smoked sturgeon, along with many salads and other side dishes. See story, more photos A7.
A combination of nice weather, community spirit, and free food brought hundreds of people out for the Rainy River First Nations' 47th-annual fish fry on Friday afternoon. Those on hand patiently waited in a lengthy line to load up their plates with delicious bannock, salads, and fried fish during the event, which took place at the RRFN pow-wow grounds.
Rachel Ste. Croix, left, Gemma Perreault, Olivia Handberg and Alexis Latter performed their award-winning reading of “Three Little Kittens” by June Barr for the the Rainy River Festival of the Performing Arts' 77th-annual Highlights Concert at the Townshend Theatre last Tuesday. The quartet won the CJD Reader's Theatre Award for the best reader's theatre performance.
Last Wednesday, Lillie MacKinnon, Matt Barron, and Cierah Thompson presented 100 dream catchers to Riverside Health Care Facilities, Inc. on behalf of the students of Fort Frances High School.
The dream catchers will be given to newborns delivered at La Verendrye Hospital here as part of an initiative to celebrate new life and build cross-cultural relationships.
Representatives of Fort High, the local public school board, UNFC, and the Gizhewaadiziwin Health Access Centre presented 100 homemade dream-catchers to La Verendrye staff there last Wednesday, with 100 more on the way in the near future.
If you recently received information about the Ontario Badger Project in the mail, and had questions about who they are and what they're doing, don't worry: you're not alone.
Josh Sayers, a biologist studying badgers in the area, sent out that information but quickly realized he should have included more information based on the calls he has received.