Ministry of Agriculture food forage specialist Christine O'Reilly of Lindsay, Ont. travelled to the Rainy River District to view the Emo Agricultural Research Station's (EARS) growing operations and educate folks during the open house held there last Wednesday.
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The Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) recently received funding from the Moffat Foundation to launch a “Fort Frances Youth Project,” with the end goal of setting up a youth centre in town.
Shaun Milner helped her granddaughter, Ryden Skirten, paint a bird feeder at Community Living Fort Frances and District's Open Air Art Studio yesterday evening at Legion Park. These free drop-in art sessions happen nearly every week at various locations through the town all summer long with the next one slated for Aug. 13 at the Point Park where a Shibori dyeing will take place.
A group of children who attended the Couchiching Fire Department open house on Saturday had a chance to meet with “Sparky the Fire Dog." The mascot spread cheer throughout the open house and provided a sense of entertainment to all that came.
Kim Jo Bliss of the Emo Agricultural Research Station showed open house attendees all the different varieties of crops growing there yesterday evening. Demonstration plots of soybeans, canola, wheat, hops, and other crops were shown to those who attended the open house.
Brielmann Agriculture Ltd. is home to over 6,000 acres of canola and other crops that create a sea of yellow between Pinewood and Rainy River. Once all the crops are successfully harvested, it is estimated that it will generate $2.5 million for the district.
“Tour de Fort” has joined forces with From The Grind Up to stage a double headliner show at the new Rainy Lake Square this coming Tuesday (July 31).
The 11-piece brass-hop band, “My Son the Hurricane," and the indie-folk rock band, "Shred Kelly,” are heading here for back-to-back performances.
The Couchiching First Nation Volunteer Fire Department is hosting its annual open house this Saturday (July 28).
Slated to run from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., there will be no shortage of fire safety demonstrations, fun games, and friendly competitions for attendees to take part in.
The 31st-annual “Railroad Daze” returned to Rainy River last Thursday to Sunday—and organizers say it was bigger and better than ever.
The fun-filled weekend of events and competitions drew sizeable crowds, with event organizer Martin Kreger saying this year saw the biggest turnout they've ever had.
From Pinewood to Rainy River, endless fields of yellow hug Highway 11 for a total of 6,000 acres of canola, among other crops.
The 25 sq. km of fields are roughly the size of Fort Frances and after the harvest, farm owner Timo Brielmann estimates they will generate a total of $2.5 million for Rainy River District.