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Local motocross racers had yet another solid showing at the Superior Dirt Riders' fifth stop of the season in Kakabeka Falls on Saturday.
Landon Flinders of Fort Frances was tops in the 85cc age 7-11 race.
He was followed by Alex Kreger of Emo in third, Aiden McTavish of Devlin in sixth, and Ozzy Hanson of the Fort in seventh.
Shortly before 7 a.m. on Sunday, officers from the Rainy River District detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dispatched to a single motor vehicle collision in the area of George Road.
As a result of the collision investigation a young driver aged 17 was charged criminally with Operate Conveyance with 80 or more milligrams of alcohol in 100 ml of blood.
Talks between council and Agency One bands are progressing in a positive direction.
At last night's council meeting, Mayor June Caul said the First Nations Advisory Committee has had productive meetings with Agency One chiefs and continue to focus on the restoration and revitalization of Point Park.
The recently purchased Fort Frances mill cannot be restarted for the purpose of manufacturing pulp or paper, according to a recently uncovered document.
Couchiching First Nation is one of eight First Nations in Ontario which will be opening a cannabis store in the future, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario announced Friday.
The goals were hard to come by in the first game of the Borderland Soccer League men's division playoffs.
A first-half goal was all they needed as second-place CJ Contracting blanked third-place Manitou Forest Products 1-0 last night in the opener of the two-game, total-goals semi-final at the St. Francis Sports Field.
The Fort Frances Her-icanes took another giant step towards their attempted title defence last night.
Taylor Pagee homered to pace the third-seeded Her-icanes to a 6-2 upset win over the second-seeded Raiders in Rainy River District Women's Fastball League Winner's Side playoff action at Couchiching.
In a little under a year, Baudette and Rainy River residents will be able to cross the border on a brand new bridge.
The $30 million replacement bridge project is a joint effort by Ontario and Minnesota that commenced about six years ago, and while construction only began last autumn, it's estimated to be completed for July of 2020.