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'Run for the Donut' in works

The second-annual “Run for the Donut” is planned and ready to go.

Runners are advised to lace up their shoes and start preparing for the 5K race hosted by the Rainy Running Club, the Municipality of Emo, and the “Run for the Donut” committee.

You are invited to run or walk the scenic route at the Lions Park in Emo, then enjoy doughnuts and prizes at the finish line!

Tbaytel doing an upgrade

In order to improve mobility network performance, Tbaytel will be performing scheduled network upgrade maintenance tomorrow (Sept. 20) from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

During this time, Tbaytel mobility customers in the Atikokan area may experience service disruptions or outages to their Tbaytel HSPA mobility service, including voice calls, data usage, and texting.

Backus planning to host second 'harvest dinner'

The Backus Community Center in International Falls will host a fall harvest fundraising dinner on Sunday, Sept. 30 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

The second-annual dinner, featuring a menu of turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, carrots, rutabagas, pickled beets, and dinner rolls, will be held on the Backus stage, with take-out meals picked up from the kitchen window.

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David Loewen of Loewen Greenhouses & Landscaping was proud to be named Business of the Year (one-15 employees) at last Wednesday night's business awards. He urged area businesses to continue to strive to make Rainy River District an even better place to live.

Cash calendar winners named

There were more winners in the Rainy River District Mutual Aid Association's weekly cash calendar draw.

Winning $30 for Sept. 9-15 were Aimee and Chris Matheson (Fort Frances), Wayne Learning (Atikokan), Anita Anderson (Emo), Donald Bolen (Stratton), Dave Hawn (St. Thomas, Ont.), Lorne Ferguson (Atikokan), and Allan and Sheila Kennedy (Marathon).