The Cloverbelt Local Food Co-op is looking for more feedback before the end of March on a draft of a new food charter for the Kenora and Rainy River District.
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A new restorative justice program is coming to Couchiching in hopes of addressing the over-representation of indigenous people in the court system.
The program is designed for young first-time offenders who commit crimes like break-and-enter, trespassing, shoplifting, assault, vandalism, or mischief.
Local Progressive Conservative candidate Greg Rickford is putting his full support behind newly-crowned party leader Doug Ford after having doubts about him earlier in the leadership race.
On March 6, the First Nation communities of Couchiching, Mitaanjigamiing, Naicatchewenin, and Nigigoonsiminikaaning issued a public statement regarding “a final settlement with Canada and Ontario over claims related to the 'Agency 1' Reserve located near Fort Frances, Ont.”
One town councillor does not want to see alcohol at events at the new Rainy Lake Square.
“I really feel that the consumption of alcohol should be left out of our outdoor, brand new market square,” Coun. June Caul told the Times after Monday night's regular council meeting.
Book-lovers looking to stock up on reading materials don't have to look any further than the annual charity book sale set to take place next week (March 21-24) at Revco Carpet here.
But a book sale needs books—and the public is welcome to drop by 950 Fifth St. W. to donate good-quality ones.
With spring weather quickly approaching, many workplaces, community groups, and individuals will be taking steps to clean up outdoor spaces.
The Northwestern Health Unit would like to remind the public that there is a chance a discarded needle may be part of the garbage found.
The race to be the next MPP for Kenora-Rainy River finally is starting to heat up.
Fort Frances resident Matt Soprovich, the executive director of the Fort Frances Volunteer Bureau, has announced he'll be seeking the local NDP nomination for the June 7 provincial election.
The new Fort Frances Women's Centre opened its doors to an enthusiastic response last Thursday.
The drop-in centre, located at 330 Scott St., offers a comfortable atmosphere for women of all ages and their children to stop by, socialize, take a break, conduct workshops, and, if they're entrepreneurs and artists, to display and sell their wares.
The La Verendrye Hospital executive held its regular monthly meeting March 6 in the conference room.
Plans are underway to hold an “Easter Lobby Sale” on Thursday, March 29 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
E-mails and phone calls will be made to members calling for Easter baking, breads, and buns, as well as craft items and gently-used Easter items.