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School board still pushing MTO for 'safety zone' at Crossroads

The Rainy River District School Board once again is taking steps to try and implement a “community safety zone” in front of Crossroads School along Highway 613 North.

A meeting was held at the Devlin school Monday night to hear the concerns of parents and community members, as well as gather ideas to submit to the Ministry of Transportation.

Fire scene quiet in region

One new fire, located in Nipigon District, was confirmed by yesterday afternoon in the Northwest Region.

Assessment of the northern fires has resulted in more than 30 of them being called “out,” with most of these in the Nipigon and Sioux Lookout districts.

This brings the total number of the active fires in the region down to 24.