What started as a simple phone call to the Riverside Foundation for Health Care from local lawyer Larry Eustace to inquire about a name plate on the donor wall at La Verendrye General Hospital became a $21,530 donation in the season of giving.
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After more than 100 years in the community, the Stratton United Church held its final service on Sunday and is closing down.
The decision was made due to a shrinking membership that's been dwindling for years—an issue seen with congregations throughout Canada.
The Ontario Provincial Police have been busy laying impaired driving charges in the Rainy River District.
During the night of Dec. 12, a provincial constable with the Rainy River District OPP conducted a traffic stop of a suspected impaired driver. The constable administered a roadside approved screening device, and the driver failed the test.
The Emo arena was definitely a busy place to be on Saturday.
There were all kinds of hockey going on downstairs while upstairs was the vendors craft show.
There were 28 vendor tables that ranged from Shannon Carlson's Jack's Natural Dog Treats and Dawn-Marie's painted signs to the 4D mascara by Pam Edwards and Jody Acevedo's Thirty-One bags.
The “Holly Daze Parade” in Emo on the weekend was well attended by people from across the district.
Thanks to the Emo Chamber of Commerce, the Town of Emo, and several individuals, the parade was a great hit.
What a way to start the Christmas season!
Remember to drop into the stores and shops in town to pick up something for that special someone in your life.
The Fort Frances Jail has set records in the province of Ontario for being the oldest, at 110 years and smallest, with a capacity of just 22 inmates.
But now the jail is being recognized for having the highest daily cost per inmate in the entire province.
Fort High students filled up the cafeteria on Thursday morning to show their classmates and teachers the work they've been doing at their co-op placements.
Each semester the school hosts a “Co-op Display Day” and around 50 students showcased their experiences from this semester.
Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Ignace Detachment are investigating the sudden death of a 37-year-old Burlington, Ont. man which occurred on Dec. 6, 2019 at approximately 8:43 a.m. on West Street in Ignace.
A Lions Club in Rainy River is not new.
For many years, Lions members were active in the community in many charitable functions, raising funds and serving the community. But some years ago the local charter was disbanded as movers and shakers in the club passed away or moved.
The Rainy River District School Board gave its most recent “Recognition of Excellence" to the "Literary Learners” program at Crossroads School in Devlin.