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Hospital auxiliary once again offering bursaries

The La Verendrye Hospital Auxiliary executive met on March 5 in the small meeting room at the hospital.

The auxiliary is pleased to announce that two bursaries, valued at $1,000 each, will be offered to students in the graduating class at Fort Frances High School who are entering a medical field and meet the auxiliary's requirements of excellence in marks and community service.

Gaming addiction presentation slated

A presentation on video game addiction, designed to educate parents on its potential harm, has been planned by the mental health leader for the local public school board.

Tracey Idle is scheduled to make the presentation on Thursday, March 28 at 7 p.m. in the Conference room 'A' at the Rainy River District School Board office on Second Street East.

New walking trail being eyed

A north-end resident is asking the town for permission to add a new, longer walking trail among the Eighth Street trails.

In a letter received by council at its regular meeting Monday night, Christine Kent said she lives near the trails and walks them nearly every day in the fall and winter.