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Last chance to join cantata

It's last call to join the Fort Frances Choraliers for this year's Christmas cantata.

Director Diane Maxey said Monday that anyone who would like to sing this December must contact her this week at 274-7309.

She already has about 50 women and men who will be participating but the more, the merrier.

Maxey has to know A.S.A.P. in order to order music and CDs.

La Vallee reeve re-elected to new term

The 2018 municipal election results are in, with Ken McKinnon being re-elected as reeve for La Vallee on Monday.

When speaking with him the Tuesday, he said he}s looking forward to the next four years and continuing to support the residents of our area.

The councillors for La Vallee, who all were acclaimed, are Jim Belluz, Glen Aveyard, Dan Rea, and Elaine Hughes.

Local teen is missing

Members of the Rainy River District OPP would like to request the public’s assistance in locating a missing youth.

Jordyn Seguin, 15, of Fort Frances last was seen on Monday, Oct. 22 shortly before 8 p.m. in the area of Mowat Avenue and Second Street East.

Boating victims identified

On Monday, Oct. 15 around 8:45 p.m., members of the Kenora OPP responded to a report of three males missing on Lake of the Woods near Manitou Island.

Police learned that the vessel capsized and the males had not resurfaced.

Two of the males were located on Tuesday, Oct. 16 while the third male was found on Thursday, Oct. 18.

Charge laid in cemetery damage

Members of the Rainy River District OPP are seeking the public's assistance in the desecration of about 50 tombstones at the Fort Frances Cemetery on King's Highway that occurred sometime between Friday, Oct. 12 and Thursday, Oct. 18.

Unknown culprit(s) entered the Fort Frances Cemetery and caused extensive damage to tombstones by knocking them over.

Police seeking tips on missing youth

Members of the Rainy River District OPP are requesting the public's assistance in locating a youth reported missing around 6:25 p.m. yesterday.

Johnny Shawataskung, 14, of Big Island First Nation, last was seen yesterday morning at Rainy River High School.

He is described as a First Nations' male with brown hair and brown eyes. He also wears black-framed prescription glasses.