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Youth council completes project

The 2017-18 Thunder Bay-Rainy River Constituency Youth Council has completed its main project for its term.

The project is called “Eco Eats” as this year's chosen theme for the project was environmentally-centered.

The goal of “Eco Eats” is to get the community involved and educated about how local restaurants can be environmentally sustainable.

Call out for more iPods

The local Alzheimer Society's “Music Project” is all about bringing joy into the lives of people living with Alzheimer disease or other forms of dementia.

The approach is simple. The project reconnects people with the “sound track of their life” using iPods.

The program is available at no cost to approved families.

Student wins bronze again

Fort Frances High School student Angie Redford has returned home from the Canada-Wide Science Fair with her third-straight bronze medal.

The Grade 10 student first won over the judges at the Sunset Country Regional Science Fair in April with her project “Fidget Spinners: A Charged Topic.”

Students do well in DELF testing

During Education Week earlier this month, 16 Grade 12 students from Fort Frances High School and Atikokan High School took the Diplôme d'études en langue française (DELF) exam and the Rainy River District School Board is pleased to announce they all passed.

Five students took the A2 exam and 11 took the B2 exam at Confederation College on May 8-10.

Early-bird draw winner named

The Riverside Foundation for Health Care is excited to announce the winner of this year's Canada Day Cash Lottery early-bird prize is Kevin Busch of Fort Frances!

The draw was made at Flint House on Thursday to kick off the long weekend.

Busch won an all-inclusive fishing trip to the beautiful Manitou Weather Station Fishing Lodge.