There continues to be a lot of public interest in the Fort Frances Senior Centre board's deliberations surrounding the feasibility of moving the current centre to the town's former day care building, according to Coun. Wendy Brunetta.
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The regular executive meeting for the La Verendrye General Hospital Auxiliary was held on Nov. 5 in the third floor meeting room at the hospital.
Past president Judy Webster presided and 12 members were in attendance.
Exciting times are happening at the hospital!
Shortly after 1 a.m. on Saturday, members of the Rainy River District detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to the Rainy River Port of Entry by Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA).
Officers at the Port of Entry believed an impaired driver was attempting to enter Canada.
Backus Community Center is pleased to announce that Kathryn L. O'Connor has joined the Backus staff as event co-ordinator.
Many locals will know Kathryn as Ron and Jessie Laurion's daughter.
Kathryn's experience in catering and operating a bed and breakfast in Alaska makes her a great asset to not only Backus but the community as well.
The fourth meeting of the TWRS Rabbit Club was held at the Romyn's house on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019.
The president, Danielle Schram, called the meeting to order. The members recited the 4-H pledge.
The meeting minutes were read by Aynsley. Cale accepted the minutes as read and Bradley seconded the minutes as read.
Enbridge Gas Inc. is helping Emo Fire & Emergency Service purchase firefighting training materials, through Project Assist—a program that supplements existing training for Ontario volunteer and composite fire departments in the communities where Enbridge operates.
Daniel Murray and Liz Steele of Fort Frances won the $30 prize twice in the Rainy River District Mutual Aid Association's cash calendar draw for the week of Nov. 3-9.
Other $30 winners for that week included Wes McPherson and Gerry and Mary Polz (Fort Frances), Mathew Ashworth (Rainy River), Dylan Beauregard (Sault Ste. Marie) and Don and Sharron Riches (Peterborough).
The Rainy River District Mutual Aid Association wishes to inform the public that they will not be undertaking a cash calendar lottery project for 2020.
We wish to extend thanks to all those who supported the sale of these calendars over the years.
Special thanks to all the district fire teams and others who assisted with the calendar sales.
As the snow begins to fall and the days get shorter, the Salvation Army has begun looking for volunteers to assist in its 2019 Christmas Kettle Campaign.
The Salvation Army has run its campaign every year since 1891, and each year more than 25,000 bell ringers take part in the campaign to help the organization raise money for those in need in their local communities.
The first and second meetings of the Rabbit Club were held on Oct. 20, 2019 at 1 p.m. at the Romyn residence.
The meeting started with the members reciting the 4-H pledge.
We then held elections and Danielle Schram stands as president, Cale Wilson stands as vice-president, Sydney Romyn stands as secretary, and Georgia Romyn stands as press reporter.