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Dispute leads to charges

On Monday around 11:05 a.m., two members of the Rainy River District OPP were on general patrol on Portage Avenue when they observed two individuals involved in a verbal exchange near a business.

The officers approached the two parties to investigate the matter and one of them subsequently was arrested.

Braves reach league final

A kick in the pants seems to be just what the top-ranked Fort Frances Braves needed.

After suffering their first loss of the Rainy River District Fastball League season last Thursday night in the opening game of the East Division final (a 10-4 setback to the second-seeded Sight & Sound Wolves), it was the Braves who cruised to victory Tuesday evening.

Rickford set to open office

Local MPP Greg Rickford tentatively is set to open his constituency office in Fort Frances this coming Tuesday (Aug. 14).

Located at 279 Scott St., it's hours of operation will be Tuesday to Thursday from 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

The office will be available to assist constituents with provincial matters.

Rickford also is opening offices in Dryden and Kenora.