Joel and Joelle Nussbaumer (Emo) and Brad Bruyere (Atikokan) won the $100 up for grabs for Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, respectively, in the Rainy River District Mutual Aid Association's weekly cash calendar draw.
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Camie Gray of Fort Frances was among the $40 winners in the Alzheimer Society of Kenora/Rainy River Districts' cash calendar draw for February.
Winning $40 from Kenora were Gail Cudmore, Carla Campbell, Shirley Morgan, Kerry Westlund, Dennis Olson, Janice Osborne, Joshua Clifford, Doug Bergman, Louise Bowen, and Carolyn Johnson.
The annual five-week “Lenten Lunch” worship series will be hosted by Knox United Church in Emo.
Come and enjoy a short worship service, followed by a soup-and-sandwich lunch for $4, at noon every Wednesday from Feb. 21-March 21.
The proceeds will be donated to the Emo and District Hospital Auxiliary and the church's outreach project.
All are welcome to attend!
On Feb. 3, the Treaty #3 Police Service requested assistance from the OPP's North West Region Crime Unit regarding an aggravated assault investigation in Seine River First Nation.
The victim, a 42-year-old male identified as Rudy Whitecrow of Seine River First Nation, was transported to Thunder Bay for medical assistance, where he succumbed to his injuries on Feb. 5.
On Feb. 3 around 1:45 p.m., Dryden OPP officers conducted a traffic stop on Highway 17 in Dryden.
During the arrest of the male driver, an altercation between officers and the occupant occurred.
The male later went into medical distress, at which time he was transported by Emergency Medical Services to a local hospital for medical assessment and treatment.
Family-friendly comedian Daren Streblow will perform on Friday, Feb. 2 at 7 p.m. at the Backus Auditorium in International Falls.
Doors will open at 6:30 p.m.
The Township of La Vallee would like to remind residents that interim tax bills will be sent out soon and will be due on Wednesday, Feb. 28.
Please be advised that tax payments can be made at any CIBC institution or through CIBC's online banking.
The municipality also accepts post-dated cheques.
Rainy River Community College in International Falls is partnering with Lake Superior College in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. to offer the Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) Associate of Applied Science program.
Two tourist outfitters from the Fort Frances area have been fined a total of $13,000 for offences under the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act.
William Godin and Nellie Halverson of Devlin, the owners of Lake Despair Lodge, pleaded guilty and each were fined $5,000, and given a two-year probation order, for the sale of moose meat and angler-caught fish.
Friday, Feb. 16 is the deadline for entries for the 78th year of the Rainy River District Festival of the Performing Arts.
Committee members are hoping the public will celebrate this prestigious milestone with them by participating in the Festival in some way, either as a performer, an audience member, or a volunteer.