A Chapple couple has been stocking up on antiques all winter in preparation for the opening of their new business—Mather Creek Antiques and Collectibles—on July 1.
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“The program says ‘graduation’ but it’s really more of a celebration of these students’ success.”
And so with those words of Delbert Horton, CEO of Seven Generations Education Institute, began the school’s 12th-annual graduation at the Red Dog Inn last Thursday afternoon.
In a move to reduce transportation costs, students from both the Rainy River District School Board and Northwest Catholic District School Board may be riding the same bus down the road.
After four months of deliberating and a second round of voting, the Rainy River District Social Services Administration Board (DSSAB) finally has settled on an apportionment formula.
DSSAB members spent hours discussing the formula which determines how much each municipality will be levied by DSSAB, eventually choosing the second of three options.
Dubbed “Mission Possible,” the Riverside Foundation for Health Care’s “Care Close to Home” campaign has made it no secret the district is supporting its goal to raise $3.5 million locally for renovations at La Verendrye and Emo hospitals.
In fact, more than $1 million already has been raised.
“Get High on Life” has proven to be a winning philosophy for David Barron of Barwick.
After placing first in both the district and provincial Elks and Royal Purple anti-drug poster contest (grade five/six category), the sixth-grader at Sturgeon Creek School was runner-up in the national contest.
Alberton residents want a referendum before council there goes ahead with plans to build a new community hall.
About 35 residents attended a public meeting in the municipal office last Thursday night to voice their concerns about building the new hall—and most seemed to be opposed to the idea.
Summer tours are up and running at Voyageur Panel in Barwick, offering residents and tourists the chance to see how oriented strandboard (OSB) is made.
Built for $100 million, employing 140 people, and producing enough panels in one year to cross the country one-and-a-half times, a look around the inside of the plant may be surprising as it appears to be running on its own.
Chiefs representing the 134 First Nations in Ontario will be joining forces to support Wahgoshig, New Post, and Grassy Narrows First Nations in their struggle for a balanced approach to forestry.
With more rain on the way throughout this week, parts of the region may be in danger of flooding, the local Ministry of Natural Resources office said Tuesday.