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Human remains ID'd

Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) located human remains in the Dryden area.

The Office of the Chief Coroner has been engaged and a post mortem examination began in Toronto last week.

The remains have been positively identified as Henry Stone-Arnold, 28 years-old, of Dryden who had been reported missing earlier this month.

Tips sought on fire starters

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is seeking the public's help in identifying the individuals responsible for starting a forest fire on an island in Lake of the Woods.

The fire was 0.1 hectares in size when discovered on the afternoon of Saturday, Aug. 4 on a small island northeast of Mather Island.

Al's snares crown

Al's Racquet Stringing proved last week that it's not how you start, it's how you finish.

After ending the regular season behind front-running La Place Rendez-Vous in the standings, it was second-place Al's who had the last laugh in the Borderland Soccer League's women's division championship final last Tuesday evening.

Fire ban remains in place

Just one new fire was confirmed in the Northwest Region by early evening yesterday.

Fort Frances Fire #60 is located near Rainy Lake, about 30 km north of Fort Frances.

The fire was listed as “not under control” at 0.1 hectares in size at last report.

Three new fires were confirmed by mid-afternoon Saturday, including one in Fort Frances District.