Members of the Rainy River District Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are looking for witnesses to a hit and run motor vehicle collision (MVC) that occurred on Monday (May 27) on the 600 block of Second Street East in Fort Frances.
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A local organization will be hosting a BBQ to help raise awareness about resources available to the victims of crime.
The Rainy River District Victim Services Program (RRDVSP) will be holding a community BBQ on Friday outside their office at 334 Scott St.
The BBQ is being held in conjunction with National Victims and Survivors of Crime Week.
Borderland Pride festivities are getting underway with PRIDE WEEK+ officially starting this Sunday.
Coun. Douglas Judson of Borderland Pride commended the councils of Rainy River and Morely for joining Fort Frances in declaring June 2-9 as Pride Week during Monday evening's council meeting here.
Riverside Foundation for Health Care is excited to announce the winner of this year's Canada Day Cash Lottery early bird prize is Salem Seid of Fort Frances!
The draw was at the third-annual Spring Market at the Fort Frances Curling Club on Saturday.
Seid won an all-inclusive fishing trip to Manitou Weather Station Fishing Lodge.
Eight district participants took part in the Manitoba Provincial Festival this past weekend in Winnipeg.
Anna Schwartz, who just wrapped up her first year attending Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) in Winnipeg, finished first in the senior piano and J.S. Bach categories.
The Fort Frances Fire & Rescue Service is focused on returning to the senior community homes and trying to reach out to all seniors about the impending risks of fires in their homes.
Across Canada, the senior citizen population is growing, and Fort Frances is no exception to that trend.
Voyageurs National Park will offer a new tour for visitors this summer.
The 49-passenger Voyageur tour boat will offer a “Life on the Lake Tour,” which aims to tell how various people managed to make a living on Rainy Lake.
Steve McLeod of Atikokan was the $100 Victoria Day winner in the Rainy River District Mutual Aid Association cash calendar draw for the week of May 19-25.
Winning $30 were Marcia McArthur, Bobbie Harrington, and Allan McManaman (Fort Frances), Katy Esselink (Emo), Bennett and Dawn Drennan (Rainy River), Susan Hayes (Atikokan), Brian and Gail Colling (Ripley, Ont.).
There was one new forest fire confirmed in the region by yesterday afternoon.
Red Lake fire #8 is being held at 0.5 hectares and is located in Pikangikum First Nation.
The forest fire hazard is moderate to high in the far north of Red Lake, Sioux Lookout and Nipigon districts. The forest fire hazard is low across the remainder of the Northwest Region.
On Wednesday, May 22 at 3:50 p.m., officers of the Rainy River District Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a call for service from Canada Border Services indicating that they had a subject in custody for criminal-related offences.
Officers attended the scene and commenced an investigation.