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Rose picks up magazine award

A former Emo resident received top honours at the National Magazine Awards in Toronto recently.

Alison Rose, daughter of former rep. Dan and Ruth Rose, took home the gold award in the Science, Health and Medicine Category for a story that appeared in Canadian Business Technology magazine’s summer 1997 edition.

The award earned her $1,500.

It’s time for Railroad Daze

Next stop, Rainy River!

This weekend marks the eleventh year that carloads of railroad fun will be celebrated at the annual Railroad Daze festival in Rainy River.

The festival is in the recognition of the importance the Canadian Northern and later Canadian National Railways played in the development of the community.