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Man reported missing

The Rainy River District Detachment of the OPP is seeking the public's assistance in locating a 24-year-old man from the Rainy River area.

Darrell Tuesday last was seen around 2 p.m. yesterday on Highway 600 in Morley Township.

He is described as an indigenous male, with brown hair and brown eyes and a thin build.

He is about 5'9" tall and weighs around 150 pounds.

'Pride Week' events announced

Borderland Pride announced yesterday the full roster of events for “Pride Week 2018,” which will be held in Fort Frances and International Falls from July 9-15.

“Today is a big day for Borderland's LGBTQ2A community and LGBTQ2A people who call this place their home,” said Douglas Judson, co-chair of Borderland Pride.

Fire hazard on rise here

No new fires were confirmed in the Northwest Region by yesterday afternoon but there was one on Tuesday.

Dryden Fire #10 was a roadside grass fire along the Trans-Canada Highway east of Dinorwic.

It is now “out.”

The only active fire in the region remains Red Lake Fire #30—a 3,739-hectare blaze that first started on May 22.

DYS gym section to be renovated this summer

After completion of the new classroom wing at Donald Young School in Emo late last year, renovations to the gymnasium section are to begin once classes break for summer.

The school's classroom wing, first built in 1955, was deemed “prohibitive to repair” back in 2003. A new section rebuild began in mid-2016 and completed late last year.

Bass tourney calls for volunteers

Are you a good catch? Well, the Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship currently is fishing for volunteers both young and old.

Individuals age 13 and older can volunteer and help contribute to another successful year for the district's biggest fishing tournament.

The FFCBC requires 200 volunteers to make sure things run smoothly year in and year out.