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MADD Presentation

Students across the district will hear some very important messages as two Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) presentations will be visiting local schools next week.

Those in Grades 1-6 will view “The MADD Scientist and the Quest for Power” while Grades 7-12 will be presented with “Friday Night.”

Ex-resident donates $30,000 for local health care

Paul Dalseg, who was born and raised in Rainy River District, surprised the Riverside Foundation for Health Care last week with his very generous donation of $30,000 in memory of his parents, Paul and Bricken Dalseg, on behalf of the Dalseg Family.

“My father raised us to be generous,” Dalseg said during a telephone conversation with Foundation director Teresa Hazel.

Region showing ‘fighting spirit’ despite economy, Rosehart says

FORT FRANCES—“If you could do one or two things to improve the long-term economic health of the north, what would they be?”

That’s the question Dr. Robert Rosehart has been asking communities around Northwestern Ontario over the past few months, including during a stop here Friday at the annual meeting of the Northwestern Ontario Associated Chamber of Commerce.

‘Run for the Cure’ set

Local CIBC staff and friends and family will be participating in the annual “Run for the Cure” here Sunday afternoon to raise money for the fight against breast cancer.

CIBC employee Karen Chown, who’s organizing the local “Run for the Cure” this year, said the public is more than welcome to join them.