Those staying at local hotels and motels will be paying a little more in the future after town council voted Monday night to adopt a new four percent municipal accommodation tax (MAT), effective Jan. 1, 2019.
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Guthrie United Church will host its annual “Harvest Supper” this Sunday (Sept. 30) beginning at 5 p.m. at the Devlin Hall.
The menu will feature turkey, ham, and all the fixings—plus all those wonderful pies!
Admission is $18 for adults and $12 for kids aged six-12 (those five and under eat free).
The Fort Frances Legion Br. #29 and Ladies Auxiliary filled the Legion Hall on Saturday afternoon to honour and recognize members who reached a milestone in their service.
The awards were held differently than in years past, with them being done jointly instead of individually for the branch and auxiliary.
Get ready to laugh.
“Monday at the Manor”—a comedy in two acts written and directed by Tracy Gibson—will be performed Oct. 18-20 at La Place Rendez-Vous.
It's been six years since Gibson and company staged the dinner theatre performance, “Bridie & Company,” and the local playwright felt it was high time to get back to the stage.
Members of the Rainy River District OPP would like to encourage the public to help prevent child sexual abuse and risk of victimization in our communities.
The OPP has partnered with the Canadian Centre of Child Exploitation (Canadian Centre) to protect children from those who would do them harm.
A British Columbia man has been fined for an offence under the Ontario Fishery Regulations.
Wayne Jensen, of Vancouver, pleaded guilty and was fined $3,250 for possessing an over-limit of walleye.
A group of 65 girls from across Northwestern Ontario attended Sunny Cove Camp from Sept. 20-23 for a weekend of empowerment, building positive self-esteem, and leadership skills.
The annual “I Am Awesome (And I Know It)” self-esteem retreat for young women brought in girls aged 11-16 from Rainy River District, as well as Dryden, Kenora, and Thunder Bay.
The Fort Frances Homelessness initiative is in search of brave souls willing to participate in a sidewalk “sleep-out” to raise money and awareness for a good cause.
About two dozen individuals so far have signed up for “The Longest Night of the Year” event, which is slated to run along Scott Street next Friday (Oct. 12) from 9 p.m.-6 a.m.
The Chapple, Emo, La Vallee & Alberton Fire & Emergency Service is running its annual recruitment drive up until this Sunday (Sept. 30).
The service currently is looking to fill five vacant positions in Alberton, two in Chapple, two in Emo, and two in La Vallee.
Chief Josh Colling encourages anyone in these communities with an interest to submit an application.
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission has recorded more than 6,000 deaths of residential school students out of the estimated 150,000 children who attended.
Statistics show the odds of a child dying in the residential school system was higher than that of a Canadian soldier dying in World War II.