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April is 'Dig Safe' month

With spring in the air, Ontario homeowners are eager to start seasonal landscaping and outdoor renovation projects.

As such, Ontario One Call is urging homeowners to call or click before you dig as part of “Dig Safe” month this April.

Safe digging is serious business. In fact, it's the law.

Unifor, Resolute ink deal

Pattern bargaining for Eastern Canada's pulp and paper sector has concluded with a four-year tentative agreement between Unifor and Resolute Forestry Products.

“Pulp and paper jobs sustain communities large and small across Ontario, Quebec, and the Atlantic,” said Unifor national president Jerry Dias.

Library to host new 'Imaging Club'

The Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre will be hosting a new club this coming Monday (April 16) at 6:30 p.m.

The Fort Frances Imaging Club is focused on inspiring the visual arts. Come out and meet like-minded visual artists, hear the club's agenda, and help determine its direction.

This hands-on, community-led interactive club will get you involved and engaged.

Lake level adjusted

The Water Levels Committee of the International Rainy-Lake of the Woods Watershed Board has directed the operators of the international dam on the Rainy River at Fort Frances-International Falls to adjust the April water level target range for Rainy Lake.

New sign-in/out procedure at Rainycrest

Riverside Health Care has introduced a new sign-in/out procedure for all visitors and guests at Rainycrest Long Term Care Home in Fort Frances, effective this past Monday (April 9).

The goal of the sign-in/out procedure is to identify as accurate records as possible of individuals present, enabling us to provide the best assistance in an emergency situation should the need arise.