The Rainy River District School Board will hold a committee of the whole meeting tonight to receive information regarding the accommodation reviews for three district schools.
The meeting, scheduled for 6:30 p.m. at La Place Rendez-Vous here, is being held as part of the process to determine the futures of Donald Young in Emo, Sturgeon Creek in Barwick, and Crossroads in Devlin.
The Fort Frances Fire and Rescue Service responded to a house fire on the 100 block of Third Street West on Saturday.
Firefighters arrived around 8:45 p.m. and were able to contain the blaze to the front of the house.
While not a total loss, the dwelling did sustain smoke and heat damage.
Firefighters were on the scene for about three hours.
No one was home at the time.
Everyone now can have their say on the branding process underway in Fort Frances.
As of this morning, the survey is available online at fort-frances.com
Paper copies of the survey will be available at Civic Centre as of tomorrow morning.
Residents are being urged to answer the following six questions:
With one week left in the Aviva Community Fund national competition, the project to build an elevator at Knox United Church here is making great gains.
The “Knox Renewal” fundraising team was busy all weekend encouraging supporters to vote each day at www.avivacommunityfund.org/ideas/acf19056
It’s make-or-break time for the Knox Renewal Project, which is in the midst of an online voting contest to qualify for a chance to win funds to install an elevator there.
The public is reminded to vote now at www.avivacommunityfund.org/ideas/acf19056—and keep voting daily right through Nov. 25.
As of press time today, the project had 1,036 votes and 433 supporters.
The OPP, along with the Rainy River District Emergency Medical Services, responded to a roll-over mishap involving an all-terrain vehicle Wednesday around 3:35 p.m.
The incident occurred on La Vallee Road North about nine km north of Highway 11.
When officers initially arrived on scene, they tended to the ATV driver, who was a 20-year-old Fort Frances man.
Fort Frances High School’s Travel Club has started some major fundraising for its trip to Italy in May.
“We’ve got 39 students coming—almost double what we had for our previous trip,” noted teacher Tracy Rob.
She said the fundraising will help to pay for their bus to Minneapolis (where they will depart from), as well as to lower the cost for each student.
Whether or not you use the facility often, the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre wants as many people as possible to fill out its new survey concerning library service.
A survey went out with local residents’ sewer/water bills last week, and copies of it are available at the library.
The survey also can be done online at www.surveymonkey.com/s/FFPLTCCommunityUserSurvey2013
“Be good to them and they’ll be good to you.”
That’s Greg Alton’s philosophy when it comes to taking care of feet.
And so it was only natural that Alton, who also is an RPN at La Verendrye Hospital here, got the necessary certification and started Alton’s Health & Footcare Services.
With the “Festival of Frost” a little over two weeks away, organizers of the “stationary” parade are urging more businesses and individuals to register floats for the Nov. 30 event.
“There have been quite a few people calling to inquire about putting in a float,” said Robin Payeur of Causeway Insurance.
“To date we have six floats registered.