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Kenora woman drowns

On Wednesday at 3:30 p.m., members of the OPP received a call of a possible drowning at Bruin Lake in MacNicol Township.

Members of the Marine and Trails Unit attended the scene and learned a male and female's kayak had capsized.

The male survived but the female had passed away at the scene.

The female has been identified as Johnna Bertram, 57, from Kenora.

Night golf postponed

Put the clubs back in the bag.

Organizers of the night golf fundraiser, which had been scheduled for tonight at Kitchen Creek Golf Course, have decided to reschedule it to next Friday (Sept. 8).

The decision to postpone was due to the weather forecast for this evening, which is calling for a 55 percent chance of rain with a possible thunderstorm.

Opening concert cancelled

The opening concert of the “Rainy Lake 150 Series” was cancelled at the last minute yesterday afternoon.

The Orville Councillor Band had to cancel due to unforeseen circumstances, Rainy River Future Development Corp. consultant Tannis Drysdale noted yesterday.

She told the Times a new show won't be rescheduled in its place.

Local youth missing

The Rainy River District OPP is seeking the public's assistance in locating a 16-year-old youth from the Fort Frances area.

Blade Lemieux was last seen yesterday in the Town of Fort Frances.

He is described as indigenous, 5'9" and weighing 150 pounds, with short black hair and brown eyes.