The Northwest Catholic District School Board is pleased to announce the award of playground equipment improvement tenders at Sacred Heart School in Sioux Lookout and St. Patrick's School in Atikokan to Playgrounds-R-Us, funded with Ministry of Education School Condition Improvement and School Renewal funding.
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Bladder Cancer Canada's national board of directors has advised that Ferg Devins, a bladder cancer survivor and former National Walk Lead of Bladder Cancer Canada's September awareness walk, took over the reins as chair for the organization effective June 14.
Current chair Ken Bagshaw will become past chair and maintain a seat on the board of directors.
Scores of local young people team up with two professional actors this weekend to present Prairie Fire Children's Theatre's original musical version of the classic tale, “Pinocchio.”
The show is slated for Saturday, June 23 at 7 p.m. in the Backus Auditorium in International Falls.
Following a presentation from the International Rainy-Lake of the Woods Watershed Board in Washington D.C., the International Joint Commission endorsed and submitted the board's recommendations for immediate interim phosphorus reductions in Lake of the Woods to the governments of Canada and the United States.
The Emo and District Lions Club considers itself to be a club of transparency and integrity.
With that, we are deeply disappointed to inform our supporting community that after a preliminary investigation, we have discovered discrepancies with our finances.
Upon this discovery, legal counsel and action was sought immediately and the OPP have become involved.
The Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Fort Frances is celebrating its 100-year anniversary on Sunday, June 24 starting at 10:30 a.m. with a service and barbecue lunch to follow.
There also will be a video and picture display, games for children to play, a tree planting, and friendships to enjoy.
You are welcome to come have some fun with us!
The local Legion Ladies' Auxiliary met on June 13, with President Alfreda Easton called the meeting to order.
With this being the final meeting before the summer break, a potluck supper was enjoyed by all at 6 p.m. President Alfreda Easton then called the meeting to order at 7 p.m.
The Fort Frances Power Corp. on Friday introduced the new AffordAbility Fund Program.
The local utility will deliver the program that is designed to alleviate electricity bill costs for residents and families with moderate incomes.
The Rainy River District School Board announced its 2018 Employees of the Year, Bus Driver of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, and Community Partner of the Year at its regular monthly meeting here last Tuesday.
Brooke Caul, secretary at Atikokan High School, and Angela Petsnick, an intermediate teacher at Fort Frances High School, were named Employees of the Year.
The Town of Fort Frances Airport and Fire Rescue/Service are advising all residents that an emergency exercise will be taking place tomorrow (June 14) from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
The exercise will be taking place at the Fort Frances Airport grounds.