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Dinner draws big turnout

The annual Linda Johnston Memorial Dinner was hosted by the Red Hat Society, in partnership with the Alzheimer Society of Kenora/Rainy River Districts, on Feb. 16 at the Rainy River Legion.

The dinner was a great success, raising $2,386.

Just shy of 100 people attended the event, which featured a delicious roast beef dinner.

Unifor, Domtar reach deal in Ear Falls

Domtar and Unifor have negotiated $100,000 early-retirement packages, and up to $50,000 in moving allowances, for about two dozen woodlands employees near Ear Falls.

“EACOM's Ear Falls sawmill recently hired dozens of additional Unifor members for increased lumber production and saw log harvesting on the Trout Forest,” said Unifor Local 324 president George Smith.