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District farm tour offers chance to ‘Get out of Town’

Angela Halvorsen is hoping people will want to “Get out of Town” this October.

Halvorsen is a co-ordinator for the “Get out of Town” district farm tour slated Oct. 1. A joint effort between the Rainy River Federation of Agriculture and the Rainy River Future Development Corp., it offers town residents a chance to check out the area’s agricultural community.

DYS to get computer lab

The new school year at Donald Young in Emo is off to a great start, with the installation of a new computer lab expecting to be completed by the end of September.

Principal Nancy Fretter said the new lab will have 28 “modern” computers, all with a high-end Pentium II processor or better.

NORA in good financial shape

Funding concerns for the Northwestern Ontario Recycling Association have proven negligible as it heads into the fall in good financial condition.

“Everything’s going along the way it should be—the way we predicted in the budget,” NORA co-ordinator Keith Sveinson said. “I don’t see any reason we should run out of money.”