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Murder charges laid

On Dec. 6, the Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service (NAPS) requested the assistance of the OPP regarding the deaths of two people in Cat Lake First Nation.

The investigation has confirmed the two were victims of homicide.

That same day, an 18-year-old Cat Lake First Nations male was arrested by NAPS.

Six charged in drug bust

In the early-morning hours of yesterday, several police units executed a search warrant at a Fort Frances residence.

A quantity of crystal meth (methamphetamine), along with cash, ammunition, and a firearm, were seized.

Two males aged 39 and 29, along with four females aged 37, 29, 27, and 19, also were arrested.

Local Catholic board outlines technology impact in new video

A new video has been released highlighting the impact of technology in the classrooms of the Northwest Catholic District School Board.

The video, entitled “The Impact of Learning Technologies,” was a collaboration with the Kenora Catholic District School Board and is the culmination of an eight-month study on student learning.

Choir, OFSAA curling supported

Council will make $500 donation to the Fort Frances Choraliers to help with the cost of renting the Townshend Theatre for their Christmas cantata this Sunday (Dec. 3).

Prior to last year, the Choraliers had performed at the New Beginnings Fellowship here, but an increase in the number of singers necessitated a venue change.