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Sam Odrowski

Gala musician

Live music entertained hundreds of “Gold Rush Gala” attendees on Saturday night. There was no shortage of singers and guitar players on the lineup, with music playing non-stop until late in the night.

Money raised from this event will support the Rainy River Valley Agricultural Society's efforts to install a new building at the Emo fairgrounds.

Ag mental health

Nancy Daley-Fulton was one of the many speakers at the Emo Legion for the Rainy River “Ag Days” event held Friday. She spoke about destigmatizing mental health in the field of agriculture and explained how people are just as susceptible to have mental health issues as they are to having any other illness.

Health-care aide honoured for 45 years at Rainycrest

A local man has helped improve the lives of many during his nearly half-century of work as a health-care aide with Rainycrest Long Term Care Home here.

Larry Hands has provided exemplary care to long-term home patients for close to half-a-century and recently set the record for being the first employee to receive the 45 years of service achievement with Rainycrest.

'Calendar Girls'

Wanda Barker, left, and Joyce McCormick of Fort Frances Little Theatre starred in “Calendar Girls” staged April 12-15 at Knox United Church here. The play, based on a true story, is about a group of older ladies from the Women's Institute who are trying to raise funds for their local hospital with a suggestive calendar that features all of them almost nude.

'Ag Days' speaker

Darrell Friesen, of Precision Land Solutions, gave a presentation about tile drainage during the “Rainy River Ag Days” event held Friday at the Emo Legion. A multitude of presentations were given covering agricultural plastics, destigmatizing mental health, bioengineering riverbank restoration, the Rainy River Future Development Corp., and Agricorp Insurance.

Easter Bunny!

Aspen and Kip Avis had a chance to meet the Easter Bunny during the Kiwanis Club's fifth-annual “Egg-stravaganza” that took place Saturday in downtown Fort Frances. Many other children had a chance to meet the Easter Bunny as they travelled from business to business in search of chocolate and other Easter treats.