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Cash calendar winners

It was a happy start to the New Year for Wade Modeland of Atikokan, who won the $2,000 up for grabs on Jan. 1 in the Rainy River District Mutual Aid Association's weekly cash calendar draw.

Doug Agar (Fort Frances) won the $100 for Jan. 1.

Man facing arson charge

On Jan. 6 around 4:05 p.m., the Kenora OPP was advised of an out building on fire at a residence on Highway 596.

The OPP, along with the Pellatt Fire Department, attended a short time later and were able to extinguish the blaze.

As a result of the investigation, a 28-year-old Kenora man was arrested and charged with arson.

Police seek tips in theft

Members of the Rainy River District OPP are investigating a theft from a vehicle.

On Jan. 3 between 1 and 3 p.m., about $700 was stolen from a vehicle parked in the downtown area of Atikokan.

If you have any information about this theft, contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.