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Deal for Domtar employees

Unifor national representative Stephen Boon confirmed three new tentative agreements were reached Thursday covering more than 500 members from Unifor Locals 105-1, 105-3, and 324 at Domtar's Pulp Mill and Woodlands Operations in Dryden.

“We are pleased to have reached solid new tentative agreements with Domtar that achieve Unifor's Eastern Canada Pulp and Paper Pattern,” Boon said.

Singing siblings returning

The Backus Community Center in International Falls is pleased to announce the return of seven siblings, “The Hunts,” this Friday (Nov. 9) at 7 p.m.

The Hunts are an indie-alternative-folk band comprised of seven brothers and sisters. Born and raised in Chesapeake, Va., they grew up in a musical home and fell in love with composing their own music.

'Flu case reported in region

The Northwestern Health Unit reports a first case of influenza has been confirmed in the region.

Having one positive case means that there are other, non-lab tested cases in the area.

Influenza cases this early in the season are rare, and the health unit is urging everyone to get a 'flu shot right away as the vaccine takes two weeks to work.

'Bards' staging rocking musical

What does a sadistic dentist, insecure florist clerk, middle-aged shop owner, and good-looking bleach blonde have in common?

You can see them all on stage in the upcoming Borealis Bards' production of “Little Shop of Horrors.”

This rocking-good musical will feature the ESharp Harp Blues Band, along with many new faces in both the cast and behind the scenes.