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Woman killed in crash

Yesterday around 12:50 p.m., officers from the Thunder Bay OPP were notified of a motor-vehicle collision on Highway 102 between Dog Lake Road and Shirley Road.

The OPP, Thunder Bay Police Service, Thunder Bay Fire Service, and Superior North Emergency Medical Service (EMS) responded.

Emo planning Family Day fun

The Township of Emo invites you to attend this year's Family Day on Monday (Feb. 20). Bring your family to the Emo Arena for a variety of family fun activities!

Start your day off right with a helping of pancakes upstairs at the arena from 9-10:30 a.m. Pay what you can (a donation bucket will be set up).

There also will be a Family Photo Scavenger Hunt from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Jamboree coming up

The annual Golden Age Country Jamboree and Square Dance will be held Saturday, Feb. 25 from 6 p.m.-midnight at the Northwest Bay Community Centre.

The band “17A” (Elmer Whitefish and Wayne Teeple) will provide an evening of 1950s and '60s music.

Admission is $2 and a canteen will be available (absolutely no alcohol or drugs allowed).

Ministry denies request to lower speed limit at Crossroads School

The Rainy River District School Board finally received an answer from the Ministry of Transportation regarding a speed limit change in front of Crossroads School in Devlin.

In a letter sent to the transportation minister dated Nov. 1, 2016, the board asked the ministry to reduce the speed limit on Highway 613 North from 80 km/h to 60 km/h in front of Crossroads School.

Elderly driver located

The Rainy River District OPP has located Mildred Kerr safe and sound as of late yesterday afternoon.

Police had been asking for assistance from the public in locating the 88-year-old Atikokan woman yesterday morning.

Kerr left Atikokan with a suspected destination of Brantford, Ont. on Sunday morning.

Restrictions now lifted

Riverside Health Care, in conjunction with the Northwestern Health Unit, has lifted the gastro-intestinal outbreak at Rainycrest Long-Term Care here.

All restrictions also have been lifted.

Still, the health unit is urging people to stay at home, and refrain from visiting Rainycrest, when feeling unwell to avoid spreading infections to those most vulnerable.

Man found

The Rainy River District OPP wishes to thank the public in locating a 23-year-old man from the Fort Frances area.

Justin Kaomi was located safe in Fort Frances.

He had last been seen Tuesday in town.