Kerry Manthenga from Stonehenge Therapeutic Community delivered two half-day presentations on methamphetamine use last Monday at La Place Rendez-Vous. Both sessions were completely full. Those who attended work in a broad range of professions from the OPP to mental health support workers.
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Businesses and entrepreneurs from across the district and surrounding area will be taking over the Fort Frances Curling Rink this Friday and Saturday for the Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce's Business and Community Expo.
The option to eat at a “family-style” restaurant will soon be available to those dining in town.
The old Pizza Hut building on King's Highway is being converted into the “Neighbours Modern Diner” and is set to officially open its doors in June.
Methamphetamine use has increasingly become an issue in the district over the last half decade.
To better educate those in professions that routinely come into contact with meth users, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) hosted two half-day workshops at La Place Rendez Vous last Monday.
St. Francis students Matthew Strain, left, and Alexa Bagacki hammered nails into a crucifix during the school's interactive Stations of the Cross ceremony this morning. Participating in the Stations of the Cross around Easter time is a common Catholic tradition. There are 14 stations and each one depicts the successive events leading up to Jesus' crucifixion.
Those who recently migrated to the country will have a chance to network and socialize with fellow immigrants this Friday at the second “Newcomer Meet and Greet” event.
The Valley Adult Learning Association (VALA) will be holding it from noon-3 p.m. at the Plaza Lanes bowling alley. An Easter egg hunt will be held there as well.
Getting onto a path towards financial stability has been the province's focus this budget season, with a promise of eliminating the now $11 billion deficit for the 2023-24 fiscal year.
The PCs are doing so without introducing any new taxes for residents or businesses in Ontario but there are notable cuts to almost all of the province's ministries.
Close to 250 people packed into the Devlin Hall on Saturday to enjoy a spaghetti dinner and help the La Vallee Fire Department raise money to upgrade and purchase firefighting equipment.
Volunteer firefighters Adam Esselink, left, and Iain McMillan served up spaghetti to attendees of the La Vallee Fire Department's third-annual spaghetti dinner fundraiser. The event was meant to offer community engagement, information on fire safety and an affordable meal, while fundraising for the local fire department.
Trimming a horse's hooves is a difficult task and with a lack of farrier services being offered locally, many are opting to do it themselves.
Jenna Jarvis, 22, is one of the few who provide the service and has been doing so for about a year now.