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Science winners

The Sunset Country Regional Science Fair was held Saturday at Fort Frances High School.

Students from the Rainy River District School Board, the Northwest Catholic District School Board, and the Keewatin Patricia District School Board took part.

Pair of fire trucks donated to district reserves

Two district First Nations soon will be able to better serve their residents in the event of a fire-related emergency.

The Hamilton Fire Department recently received approval to donate two surplus fire trucks to Couchiching and Nigigoonsiminikaaning (Red Gut).

Each of the reserves will receive one 1997 Freightliner, featuring tanks with a capacity of more than 5,000 litres.

RRCC hosting art show

Art Department students at Rainy River Community College in International Falls are hosting a show on Wednesday, April 25.

The show is free and open to the public.

Students working in painting and ceramics in the Art Department at RRCC will be showcasing their work.

Artwork will be on display in the RRCC Theater Lobby from April 19-May 11.

Fort High student helps shape policy on education equity

A Fort Frances High School student attended a two-day conference March 22-23 in Toronto to mark the Minister's Student Advisory Council's 10-year anniversary.

Angie Redford was among the 60 students chosen to attend the conference, where students spoke about issues important to them while also learning about the impact MSAC has made since it was established in 2008.

District FN firefighters receive training

Seven district First Nations' firefighters recently graduated from the Six Nations fire training academy.

Fire departments from Rainy River First Nations, Naicatchewenin First Nation, Big Grassy First Nation, Eagle Lake First Nation, and Couchiching First Nation are working to improve their services in a bid to raise the number of volunteers and make their communities safer.

Fatal crash victim named

Yesterday around 12:25 p.m., officers from the Thunder Bay OPP, the Superior North Emergency Medical Service (EMS), and the Kaministiquia Volunteer Fire Department responded to a report of a two-vehicle collision on Highway 11/17 about two km east of Finnmark Road.

An east-bound pickup truck collided with a west-bound tractor-trailer unit.