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Three drivers face charges

The Rainy River District OPP was busy arresting and charging individuals in the district for impaired driving earlier this month.

On Oct. 20 around 10:15 a.m., officers were advised of a possible impaired driver and motor-vehicle collision on Highway 11 east of Emo.

An officer attended the scene and commenced an investigation, determining the driver had alcohol in her body.

Fort man busted in Kenora

On Oct. 19 around 5:30 a.m., members of the Kenora OPP responded to a break-and-enter in progress in the south side of Kenora.

Police attended and were advised that the home owner had located the suspect inside the detached garage.

Entry was not gained into the main residence.

The male was arrested at the scene and transported to the detachment.

Pair face firearms charges

On Oct. 20 around 5:50 p.m., a conservation officer with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry called the OPP to request assistance with a vehicle stop on the Turtle River Road in an unorganized township.

Two members of the Rainy River District OPP attended the location, where they began an investigation into the unlawful possession of firearms.

'Bards' staging rocking musical

What does a sadistic dentist, insecure florist clerk, middle-aged shop owner, and good-looking bleach blonde have in common?

You can see them all on stage in the upcoming Borealis Bards' production of “Little Shop of Horrors.”

This rocking-good musical will feature the ESharp Harp Blues Band, along with many new faces in both the cast and behind the scenes.

Public school board to see mostly fresh faces as trustees

The incoming trustees for the Rainy River District School Board feature mostly fresh faces, with only two incumbents being re-elected Monday.

David Kircher and Raymond Roy will be back to fill the two trustee seats for Fort Frances-Mine Centre.

Former trustee John Fuhrer (Emo-Chapple-Sioux Narrows-Nestor Falls) is back on the board having served in the 90s.

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.