The Back Alley Bar at the Emo Inn was packed last Wednesday night as fans joined former Emo resident Jessie Baker to watch her final episode on “The Bachelor Canada.” Baker, one of 20 women vying for the heart of former Major League Baseball player Chris Leroux, was eliminated in a choice that determined this season's final three contestants.
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The newest group of PALs (playground activity leaders) posed for a photo after making a short presentation about what they do during last Thursday's “Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week" assembly at Robert Moore School. Members of the group volunteer to run games and activities for younger students at recess, with the motto being "there is always room for one more.”
A new video has been released highlighting the impact of technology in the classrooms of the Northwest Catholic District School Board.
The video, entitled “The Impact of Learning Technologies,” was a collaboration with the Kenora Catholic District School Board and is the culmination of an eight-month study on student learning.
A university research project has made its way to Rainy River District, but it only will be passing through.
“Metal Earth,” a $104-million research project by Laurentian University in Sudbury, has been in the area this week performing its seismological study using some impressive equipment easily noticeable as it works along Highway 71.
Robert Moore students showed off their special socks for “Odd Sock Day” yesterday, which also coincided with the school's Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week assembly. During the assembly, students listened to a poem, watched a video, joined a dance led by the school's dance club, and recognized a few students for their acts of kindness.
Pre-loading has begun at the future site of the consolidated St. Francis and St. Michael's Schools as an excavator from George Armstrong Co. Ltd. worked atop the massive pile of material there Tuesday. The site, located just north of the current St. Francis School, has undergone clearing, grubbing, and the removal of a storm drain, with construction expected to begin in June.
Local farmers received a talk on agriculture plastics disposal and regulations during the Rainy River Federation of Agriculture's “Ag Day” on Saturday at the Emo Legion.
Cathy Debney, a senior environmental officer with the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change, gave the presentation on a very important topic in agriculture.
The first Rainy River District hub of the Cloverbelt Local Food Co-op is now up and running.
The Dryden-based online farmers' market operated in Emo for the first time yesterday (Nov. 21) at its location at Emo Feed Service.
All eyes were on Caitlin Anderson (far right) as she spoke about holding onto her country roots before she belted out the Gretchen Wilson hit “Redneck Woman" during Fort High's annual musical revue last week. "Country meets City” ran for three nights at the Townshend Theatre, using popular songs to tell the story of a group of country youths trying out the big city.
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