Chadwick Boseman, an American actor perhaps best known for his roles as the Black Panther in the Marvel film Black Panther, and barrier-breaking baseball legend Jackie Robinson in the film 42, died August 28 due to colon cancer, at only 43 years old.
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A local volleyball coach is hoping to elevate the sport to a new level in the district.
Terry McMahon has started 807 Selects Volleyball Club with the aim of increasing the skill levels of volleyball players in the district and giving more opportunities for those interested in pursuing the sport at higher levels.
They may not have been open to the public for the past few months, but the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre has been hard at work behind the scenes.
Even as one fire in the region has been brought under control, another sizeable blaze is continuing to keep residents from their homes.
Residents of Front Street Manor can spend more time outdoors in a comfortable way following a donation made in the memory of a former resident.
Lindsay Swerhun was a longtime resident of Front Street Manor, and a strong voice for the community she had there.
“Lindsay was a big advocate for Front Street,” said Swerhun's mother Laurie Lundale.
Following a less than ideal first outing, the organizers behind the pop-up drive-in movie theatre are looking for the public's help in making the experience bigger and better for this year and years to come.
Residents of Red Lake are heading home following a week of uncertainty after a forest fire forced the municipality to evacuate the area.
As people in the district watch their grocery bills rise, and their options decrease, the United Native Friendship Centre (UNFC) is stepping into help make some meals more complete.
From noon until 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 18, the UNFC will be offering fresh, healthy food to go from their Circle of Life Centre at 616 Mowat Ave in Fort Frances.
The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are warning people not to return to Red Lake right now.
It might not be living in the lap of luxury, but for Rainy River First Nations community members who find themselves with a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the future, there's now a place they can go to keep themselves and the rest of their community safe.