Some 30 farmers, producers, and folks who are curious about agriculture turned out the Emo Agricultural Research Station for the open house held there last Wednesday (July 25).
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The competition at Trenton Cadet Training Centre (TCTC) was strong this year as 112 staff cadets strived for leadership positions to hold for the duration of the summer training season. Flight Sergeant (FSgt) Courtney Sinclair from 908 Rainy Lake Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron in Fort Frances was awarded with a position in Duty Watch—the main operations hub for the training centre.
On Saturday, July 28, the United Beef Club held their annual Funday, hosted by Ken and Mary Ann Haw.
All members and leaders were present. Everyone came with their animals washed, clipped and ready to go!
Neil and Ken Haw demonstrated how to groom and clip the calves.
Ken Haw also showed everyone how to properly tie their animals for the Emo Fair.
For close to 40 years, The Rainy Lake Community Orchestra is holding a “Summer String Camp” for string players of all ages and abilities. Practices will be held at the Ranier Community Building beginning on Sunday, Aug. 12.
Hello there and Boozhoo from the 2018 Fort Frances Ogimaa Binesiiyog Stewardship Youth Rangers!
We started a new project this year learning all about bats. First, we were instructed by Nathan Hopkins of the MNRF on how to construct a single-chamber bat house.
Borealis Bards announces auditions for their upcoming fall production of “Little Shop of Horrors.”
This deviously delicious Broadway and Hollywood sci-fi smash hit musical has devoured the hearts of theatre-goers for over 30 years.
The Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) recently received funding from the Moffat Foundation to launch a “Fort Frances Youth Project,” with the end goal of setting up a youth centre in town.
A new workshop offered through the Fort Frances “Best Start” hub is teaching parents positive discipline choices and to understand what is normal behaviour for ages zero- to six-years-old.
It was another busy day for lightning fire starts as the Northwest Region recorded 16 new fires by the early yesterday evening.
Resources are strained as the fire load has increased to 111 active fires. Twenty-eight of those fires are “not under control," 10 are "being held," 10 are "under control," and 63 are "being observed.”
On Sunday at approximately 2:25 a.m., a member of the Fort Frances Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a vehicle stop on King's Highway in Fort Frances.
The officer spoke with the driver, whom he determined was under the influence of alcohol. The driver was arrested and transported to the detachment, where he underwent more tests.