On May 5, five bodies were located and recovered from a home that was destroyed as a result of a residential fire on Macheetao Road in the community of Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation on May 2.
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Last Tuesday, members of the Kenora Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment received a request from the Treaty Three Police Service to assist with an investigation into a sudden death.
A body was located near Siibinsing Road in the community of Onigaming First Nation.
Last Thursday at approximately 2:50 p.m., members of the Rainy River District Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received two complaints of a possible impaired driver in on Highway #71 in La Vallee Township.
Police located the vehicle parked in the middle of Vandrunen Road with the driver asleep at the wheel.
The Rainy River District Festival of the Performing Arts came to a close last Tuesday (April 30) with the annual “Highlights Concert” at the Townshend Theatre.
- Vocal—Brianna Eldridge;
- Piano—Katelyn Bruyere
Highlights Concert Awards
Mother's Day is a special day for moms across the district, but there's an additional special occasion to celebrate this Sunday.
The Borderland Community Orchestra will be holding a Mother's Day concert at 2:00 p.m. at the Townshend Theatre to celebrate its 20th anniversary.
Mother's Day is this Sunday. and there are two events to taking place to celebrate this special day!
The Guthrie and Knox United Churches will be hosting a walleye supper on Sunday. The meal will be walleye, homemade french fries, coleslaw, baked beans and dessert.
The cost is $18 for adults, $10 for children between six and 12 years, and free for kids five and under.
Jeff Yurek, Minister of Transportation was joined by Sam Oosterhoff, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Education recently to announce new measures to give municipalities the tools they need to target drivers who threaten the safety of children crossing roads to their school or home.
Environmental and conservation groups have been voicing their concerns around the proposed changes to the province's Endangered Species Act that is currently under a 10-year review.
They are worried the proposed changes will weaken protections for species and create loop holes for industry.
Azalea Fullmer of Kenora won $40 twice in the Alzheimer Society of Kenora/Rainy River District's cash calendar draw for May.
Other winners from Kenora included Olean Jones, Ruth Jackson, Alice Jardine, Carla Baird, John Ruby, Bob Gustafson, Cheryl Leask and John McGurran.
Members of the Rainy River District Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachment would like to invite members of the public interested in exploring a career with the OPP to attend the Council Chambers at the Fort Frances Civic Centre (320 Portage Ave.) on Saturday, May 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.