Lindsay Weston (Dorion) won the $500 up for grabs on Thanksgiving in the Rainy River District Mutual Aid Association's weekly cash calendar draw.
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There will be a Hallowe'en dance at the Emo Legion this weekend.
Doors open at 9 p.m., with the dance going until 1 a.m.
Party Rock will provide the music.
Age of majority required. Admission is $8 with a costume and $10 without (age of majority required), with lots of prized to be awarded.
Be sure to join this gathering for a “spooktacular” evening.
Dentists know a lot of candy will be eaten over the coming weeks by people of all ages, so there's no need to try to hide it!
Instead, the Ontario Dental Association (ODA) is pointing out some timely facts so you still can enjoy the Hallowe'en season and all the sweets and treats that come along with it, just with less guilt and, hopefully, minimal damage to your teeth.
No new forest fires were reported in the Northwest Region between Friday and yesterday.
There currently are two active fires, located in the districts of Kenora and Sioux Lookout, along with two prescribed burns.
The fire hazard primarily is “low" in the Fort Frances, Dryden, and Kenora Districts, and "low to moderate” elsewhere in the region.
There were 18 confirmed forest fires reported in the Northwest Region between Monday and yesterday.
One new blaze was confirmed by yesterday afternoon.
Sioux Lookout Fire #240 was listed as “under control” at 0.1 hectares in size at last report.
A one-hectare fire was burning on Nowhere Island on Rainy Lake at last report.
Fort Frances Fire #20 was listed as “not under control,” according to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry.
It was reported at 6:30 p.m. yesterday, and first was attended by the Watten Fire Volunteer Department.
MNRF firefighters arrived at the scene later on.
It has been a difficult week for Rhonda Snow, who was forced to sell 23 of her 50 horses in Grunthal, Man. on Saturday.
Twenty of those animals were the rare Ojibway ponies that Snow keeps on her farm—something she is very proud of and a breed she is committed to preserving.
Some local students now are able to say hockey is their favourite subject at school.
The Rainy River District School Board's inaugural hockey skills academy has begun, with 28 Grade 7 and 8 students at Fort Frances High School (10 girls and 18 boys) enrolled for the 2017-18 school year.
The Canadian Cattlemen's Association will be in the district next week to provide a unique opportunity for local producers.
A town hall-style meeting, one of only a few held every year, will take place Wednesday, Oct. 25 at the Millennium Hall in Stratton.
Thanks to all who generously sponsored or contributed pictures to “Chapple's Little Ditty Project.”
The goal was to “put Chapple on the map”—The Great Canadian Song Map, that is (a project done by Canadian Geographic Magazine to celebrate Canada's 150th birthday.