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Legion Ladies meet

Fort Frances Legion Ladies Auxiliary to Br. #29 met on April 10 with 32 members in attendance.

The meeting was brought to order at 7:05 p.m. by president Alfreda Easton, followed by the minutes of the March 13 general meeting and the April 1 executive meeting being read and approved.

There were no new membership applications presented for approval.

Tbaytel successfully acquires 600 mhz wireless spectrum

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada released the results of its 600 MHz spectrum auction last week and Tbaytel is among a number of wireless carriers from across the country that were successful at obtaining spectrum.

Tbaytel acquired a block of spectrum in the 600 MHz frequency band within the company's geographical serving territory.

Calendar winners

Bob MacDonald and Alice Pollard of Fort Frances were among the $30 cash calendar winners for the week of April 7-13.

Other winners in the Rainy River District Mutual Aid Association draw for that week included Tim Mutz (Devlin), Mary Elder (Atikokan), Dawn and Shawn Jacobson (Thunder Bay), and Joe Bremault (South Junction, Man.).

Woman missing

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Dryden Detachment members would like to request the public's assistance in locating a missing woman.

Susan Tilley, 39, of Dryden, was reported as missing on April, 11, 2019 at approximately 2:30 p.m.

She is described as being five feet in height, heavy build, mid-length, dark brown hair and green eyes.

Man faces charges

On April 11, 2019 at 5 p.m., officers of the Fort Frances Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop on the 300 block of Scott Street in the Town of Fort Frances.

After speaking with the driver, he subsequently failed the roadside test and was arrested at the scene.

Winter driving not over yet

Despite it being well into the month of April, we are currently in the midst of a storm that has brought mixed precipitation to much of our area. The Rainy River District Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind the public to keep a close eye on road conditions as they travel, and drive accordingly.