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Wrong deadline for voting

In an article in yesterday's Times regarding applications for musicians to play at the Rainy Lake Square later this year, the Rainy River Future Development Corp. gave the wrong deadline for voting.

The public voting on musicians will begin Feb. 15 and end March 1, not April 9.

The Times regrets any inconvenience this may have caused.

Chamber sets date for expo

Plans are underway for the Business & Community Expo 2019, which is set for April 27-28 at the Fort Frances Curling Club.

The event, sponsored by Tbaytel, will be held at the curling club for a fourth year.

“It's been a great location for us,” enthused Jennifer Soderholm, executive director of the Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce.

'Catch the Ace' to take a break

The Rainy River Regional Abattoir committee will be taking a break with its “Catch the Ace” progressive raffle for a few months after the grand prize jackpot was won Friday night.

Richard Norman of Alberton was the lucky winner in the draw held at the Emo Legion. His ticket was drawn and he had selected envelope #17—which ended up containing the ace of spades.

Doctor recruitment has more leads

More doctors could be on the way.

Town council heard a verbal update Monday night from Coun. Rick Wiedenhoeft regarding the physician recruitment and retention committee, which he said is “very dedicated” and continues to foster possible recruits.

“They're very active in pursuing general practitioners [GPs], general anaesthetists, [and] surgical doctors,” he noted.