It was a Happy Valentine's Day for John Glover of Atikokan, who won the $500 up for grabs that day in the Rainy River District Mutual Aid Association's weekly cash calendar draw.
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The Rainy River District School Board is pleased to announce that two students were successful in earning the board's Student Travel Scholarship.
The 36th-annual Nestor Falls Winter Carnival is expected to be a great time for all again this year.
Running March 2-4, the three days will be chock full of events at the community hall and various other locations around Nestor Falls.
The Friday will feature the Nestor Falls Fish Cook-Off & Dessert competition from 4-9 p.m. at the community hall.
Lac Seul Chief Clifford Bull has been nominated to be the PC candidate for the new riding of Kiiwetinoong.
It formerly was the northern part of the Kenora-Rainy River riding.
Chief Bull is the first candidate to ever be nominated in this new riding, which has a majority indigenous population.
The Rainy River Future Development Corp. once again is seeking donors for “Project Petunia,” an initiative to beautify Fort Frances in the spring and summer months by hanging baskets of petunias along King's Highway.
Baskets can be purchased by individuals, businesses, or community groups, and can be sponsored in memory of loved ones.
The Legion Ladies Auxiliary to Br. #29 met Feb. 14 with 26 members in attendance.
After president Alfreda Easton called the meeting to order, an application for membership was received and approved for Carla Krawchuk.
Reinstatement for membership was received and approved for Helen Brow.
A Vermilion Bay area man has been fined $2,000 for offences under the Provincial Parks and Conservation Reserves Act.
Robert Wisneski pleaded guilty to two counts of unlawfully causing the placement of a structure within the Eagle-Dogtooth Provincial Park.
The annual “Lenten Lunch” five-week worship series is being hosted by Knox United Church in Emo.
Come and enjoy a short worship service, followed by a soup-and-sandwich lunch for $4, at noon every Wednesday from February 21-March 21.
Proceeds will be donated to the Emo and District Hospital Auxiliary and the church's outreach project.
All are welcome to attend.
Kenora-Rainy River NDP MPP Sarah Campbell issued a statement following news late last week that the Ministry of Health and Long-term Care issued a cease of new admissions at Rainycrest Long-Term Care Home in Fort Frances:
For most of the past century, Americans have wondered if an authoritarian politician ever could be elected to high office in the United States.
Could a persuasive individual assume dictatorial control?
An answer often offered was made famous by a 1935 novel by Minnesota-born novelist Sinclair Lewis entitled “It Can't Happen Here.”