About 50 people gathered at the Sorting Gap Marina for the annual “Walk for Alzheimer's” on Saturday, hosted by the Alzheimer Society of Kenora-Rainy River District. The walk began at 11 a.m. following a quick warm-up, with participants having the option of walking one km to the hospital and back or two km to Point Park and back.
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Rainy Lake Square was packed Thursday evening for the concert by renowned children's entertainer Fred Penner. Kids of all ages, as well as adults, gathered in the square and got as close as they could to see the family favourite sing old popular tunes and new singles. Fort Frances rockers Kings of None will be performing at the square next on July 12.
Emily, left, and Kendall Medicine had their arms full after getting their hands on some sizeable servings of strawberry shortcake at the “Strawberry Social" held Thursday afternoon on the La Verendrye Hospital grounds.
The Town of Fort Frances Airport and Fire/Rescue Services took part in an emergency exercise this morning at the Fort Frances Airport grounds. Fire Chief Tyler Moffitt said the exercise was a simulation of a plane crash that took place in an open field just southwest of the airport tarmac.
The local campus of Confederation College held its annual convocation ceremony Monday afternoon at the Townshend Theatre.
Fourteen graduates were in attendance from programs including business fundamentals, Aboriginal-Canadian relations, nursing, and paramedics, among others.
Newly-elected MPP Greg Rickford is eager to serve the people of Kenora-Rainy River and turn issues into opportunities.
“All too often up here in Northern Ontario we say we've got issues,” Rickford said during a media scrum at his election night headquarters in Kenora on Thursday after topping local NDP candidate Glen Archer by almost 2,200 votes.
F/Sgt. Courtney Sinclair received the team award for marksmanship at the 15th-annual air cadets ceremonial review last Wednesday evening. The award was presented by Cindy Westover of the Royal Canadian Legion Br. #99.
Renowned family entertainer Fred Penner will be performing at the Rainy Lake Square here tomorrow (June 14) from 6-8 p.m.
Admission is free but it is recommended those attending bring along a lawn chair.
Members of the 908 Rainy Lake Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron marched in front of family and friends last Wednesday night for the 15th-annual ceremonial review at the Memorial Sports Centre auditorium.
Reviewing Officer Inspector Nathan Schmidt stopped to speak privately with each cadet as they were inspected during the 15th-annual air cadet ceremonial review held Wednesday evening at the Memorial Sports Centre.