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Second barn concert set for Cornell Farms

The second barn concert of the season at Cornell Farms in La Vallee will feature Pat Temple and the HiLO Players tomorrow (July 12) starting at 7:30 p.m.

Temple is well-known for his American music where Western swing meets hillbilly jazz. He has played everywhere across North America and in all sorts of venues.

Paul Caruso from Rainy River will be the opening act.

'Café' lands grant

The Backus Community Center in International Falls is pleased to accept a $550 grant from the Diocese of Duluth and its Catholic Relief Services Rice Bowl Small Grant Fund.

Funding from this grant will be used towards food purchases for the “Community Café,” which is a joint project of the Falls Hunger Coalition and Backus.

Illegal dumping nets fine

A Manitoba resident has been fined $2,000 for illegal dumping on Ontario Crown land.

George Blair of Landmark pleaded guilty to unlawfully depositing a material, substance, or thing on Crown land.

He was fined $2,000 and received a probation order prohibiting him from camping on Ontario's Crown land for one year.

Fire hazard on the rise

Seven new fires were confirmed by yesterday afternoon in the Northwest Region.

Kenora Fire #68, located on an island in Shoal Lake, was a 0.1-hectare lightning start.

It was listed as “under observation” at last report.

Dryden Fire #19, meanwhile, located about 14 km east of the Red Lake Road and south of the CN Rail line, was listed as “being held” at 0.2 hectares.