Tom and Wendy Judson say they’re sick of the hold up with their Echo Lakes Estates Ltd. subdivision project on the west end of Emo—and have filed notice of their intent to sue the Ministry of the Environment if the delay isn’t rectified immediately.
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Bringing back an annual hereford sale in the district was just one objective outlined by the Rainy River Hereford Association’s new executive during its annual meeting Friday night at the Devlin Hall.
Kim Jo Calder heads up the association as president, with Archie Wiersema as vice-president and Stacey Angus as secretary/treasurer.
Atikokan may have landed the new Community Care Access Centre’s 310-INFO call centre but that, in turn, may help Fort Frances in its bid for a cell phone project for Northwestern Ontario.
It will be a big kick-off for the Emo hospital fundraising campaign this Friday night at the Legion there, with all 200 tickets for the dinner sold out.
Gerd O’Sullivan, chair of the fundraising committee, said Monday support for the event has been excellent so far.
With just over five weeks left in the year, the fundraising drive for the new Rainy River Hospital has raised $144,500—nearly half of the $300,000 local share.
As of Monday, 289 of the 595 bricks in the “Buy a brick, build it quick” campaign have been pledged at $500 each.
Submitting a grid drawing to their local fire department of a home escape plan in the event of a fire has paid off big time for two Barwick youths.
It’s all but official—Warren Hoshizaki will be the new director of education for the Rainy River District Board of Education.
John McLeod, the current acting director, confirmed yesterday that only thing left to officially make Hoshizaki the director is a vote at the next board meeting Dec. 1.
District school councils for both the public and Catholic boards are being asked to meet together next Tuesday at Donald Young School in Emo in hopes of establishing a communication network between them.
Ol’ Man Winter arrived with a vengeance here yesterday, bringing with it about 13 cm of snow and wind gusts exceeding 60 km/h.
The wet heavy snow snapped trees and power lines across the district, and forced most highways to close for at least a few hours due to slippery conditions.
They may not have come back with the top prize but competing at the annual 4-H “Go for the Gold” provincial championships at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto definitely was a golden experience.
Stacey Angus, Melissa Brant, Rebecca Cornell, and Angie Teeple represented all of Northern Ontario against five other regional teams from southern Ontario.