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Watering bylaw exemption granted

The Borderland Roller Derby League has been granted a one-time exemption from the town’s watering bylaw in order to hold a fundraiser car wash this Saturday (Aug. 27) at 300 Third St. W.

The league is hosting a charity bout to rise money for “Rachel’s Challenge” on Saturday, Sept. 3. Because it is a contact sporting event, they must have emergency medical technicians (EMTs) on hand.

Stream crossings net fine

Premier Gold Mines Limited has been fined $25,000 for constructing water crossings on Crown land without a permit.

Court heard that in late October, 2010, a representative from Premier Gold Mines Limited spoke with the Ministry of Natural Resources about a planned project in the Fly Lake area, northeast of Ear Falls.

Airport fence going up soon

With the aim to have it in place prior to deer rutting season this fall, the new wildlife control fence at Fort Frances Airport will start going up shortly.

Operations and Facilities manager Doug Brown said Monday that a pre-construction meeting with the contractor, Wilco Contractors Superior Inc., was held Aug. 18, and that the contractor has ordered all the required materials.