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Braves run win streak to 7 games

The two-time defending champs are looking great to start the season.

The Fort Frances Braves ran their win streak to start the 2019 Rainy River District Fastball League campaign to seven games with a 10-0 drubbing of the Rainy River Royals on Thursday night.

Jesse Tom homered twice while Jaden Gustafson earned the pitching win for the undefeated Braves (7-0).

Four new fires over weekend

There were no new fires in the Northwest Region yesterday but four new ones reported on Saturday.

Fort Frances fire #5 is a 0.2 hectare blaze located north of Kaiashkons Lake. It is being observed.

Kenora fire #30 is currently 5.7 ha. and not under control. The fire is located south of Turtle Lake.

Legislative Assembly comes to school

A local school recently learned about the legislative process in Canada first-hand.

On Tuesday at St. Francis School, the Community Outreach Program of the Legislative Assembly took place to teach student's about Ontario's parliament.

“Our programs are typically linked to the school curriculum,” explained Stephanie Brousseau of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.

Renegades nab third-straight win

The Renegades are keeping pace with their fellow juggernauts in the Rainy River District Women's Fastball League standings.

They won their third-straight on Monday night, edging the Big Grassy Lynx 18-17 in a high-scoring thriller.

Karma Andy nabbed the win for the Renegades, who improved their record to 6-1.

Nancy Indian was saddled with the loss for Big Grassy (4-2).