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Fire hazard low to moderate

The forest fire hazard is currently low to moderate in the Northeast Region, with the exception of Greenstone sector which presents a high hazard in some areas.

There were no new fires in the Northwest region yesterday.

There are four active fires in the Northwest Region at the time of this report; none of them are in the Fort Frances sector.

Beef Club meets again

The second United Beef Club meeting was held at the home of Neil and Angela Haw on Tuesday, May 28, 2019.

The junior leaders started off our meeting with a halter judging activity.

All members were divided into two groups and had to place leather and rope halters one to five. Each group had to give reasons as to why they placed each halter where they did.

Prevent tick bites

The Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) is encouraging individuals working or exploring the outdoors with friends, family or pets, to make small changes that can help to prevent tick bites.

The risk of contracting a tick-borne disease is lower if you take steps to prevent tick bites: