Wednesday, November 26, 2014
  • Decorated trees
    Decorated trees

    Rainycrest resident Bess McCarthy put a ticket in to win one of the beautifully-decorated trees at the Rainycrest Auxiliary’s “Vendor Blender” there Saturday. The event also featured a penny table, baked goods, local artisans, and crafts for sale.

    Decorated trees
  • Johnstone award
    Johnstone award

    Dr. Brian Johnstone was all smiles after being officially recognized as the 2014 “Citizen of the Year,” and receiving this plaque, during Monday night’s council meeting.

    Johnstone award
  • Alzheimer workshop
    Alzheimer workshop

    Lynn Moffatt, executive director of the Alzheimer Society of Kenora/Rainy River Districts, welcomed those in attendance at the “Finding Your Way” community meeting this morning at La Place Rendez-Vous here.

    Alzheimer workshop
  • Goal celebration
    Goal celebration

    Jarred Taylor not only showed Usain Bolt-like speed on the ice but did a fair impression of the “archer” celebration after scoring his second goal of the second period against the St. Thomas Aquinas Saints here Thursday night. The Muskies won 6-2 to improve to 3-0 in NorWOSSA play.

    Goal celebration
  • Envirodrum
    Envirodrum

    Miles Gibbons, left, Jeff Salem, and Matt McFarland, of the percussion group “Envirodrum,” made music with a variety of recycled products yesterday evening during the second show in this season’s “Kids & Co.” entertainment series. The Toronto-based group performed different styles of music while promoting environmental awareness.

    Envirodrum

Latest news

Resolute clears air on mill matters

With the future of its Fort Frances mill and wood rights making headlines of late, Resolute Forest Products is speaking out about its role in ongoing efforts to sell the mill here and related matters.

Local teen vying for Miss North Ontario

After having taken part in the Emo Fair Queen competition this summer, Alyssa Chiasson now has set her sights on participating in a larger pageant.
The 16-year-old from Fort Frances will be representing Rainy River District in the Miss North Ontario Regional Canada Pageant.
“I was just looking for another pageant, a bigger pageant I could participate in,” Chiasson explained.

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