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Local teen is missing

Members of the Rainy River District OPP would like to request the public’s assistance in locating a missing youth.

Jordyn Seguin, 15, of Fort Frances last was seen on Monday, Oct. 22 shortly before 8 p.m. in the area of Mowat Avenue and Second Street East.

Boating victims identified

On Monday, Oct. 15 around 8:45 p.m., members of the Kenora OPP responded to a report of three males missing on Lake of the Woods near Manitou Island.

Police learned that the vessel capsized and the males had not resurfaced.

Two of the males were located on Tuesday, Oct. 16 while the third male was found on Thursday, Oct. 18.

Charge laid in cemetery damage

Members of the Rainy River District OPP are seeking the public's assistance in the desecration of about 50 tombstones at the Fort Frances Cemetery on King's Highway that occurred sometime between Friday, Oct. 12 and Thursday, Oct. 18.

Unknown culprit(s) entered the Fort Frances Cemetery and caused extensive damage to tombstones by knocking them over.

Police seeking tips on missing youth

Members of the Rainy River District OPP are requesting the public's assistance in locating a youth reported missing around 6:25 p.m. yesterday.

Johnny Shawataskung, 14, of Big Island First Nation, last was seen yesterday morning at Rainy River High School.

He is described as a First Nations' male with brown hair and brown eyes. He also wears black-framed prescription glasses.

Durst to stage show here

Bill Durst will be performing live at the Copper River Inn here on Friday, Oct. 19 as part of his “Good Good Lovin” CD tour.

The show features Jack Richardson Hall-of-Fame members Bill Durst and his writing partner, bassist Joe DeAngelis of the pioneering classic Canadian rock band, Thundermug.

Men’s breakfast slated for Saturday

The next Men’s Fellowship Breakfast will be held this Saturday (Oct. 20) at 8 a.m. at the Emo Legion.

Come for a delicious breakfast while enjoying fellowship with old and new friends.

Marcel Chenier, pastor at the New Beginnings Fellowship in Fort Frances, will be the guest speaker.

Men and boys of all ages are welcome, with the cost being $12/person.