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Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

No new cases, but regional numbers still high


The Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) announced on Tuesday that there are no new cases to report but numbers are still high with 44 active cases in the region.

There are two in the Dryden/ Red Lake area, 50 in the Kenora region and 27 in the Rainy River District. Since March, there have been a total of 223 confirmed cases in the region and four probable.

Birch Bark Yarns hosting their second Knit A-Long event


No matter your skill level, if you have yarn, knitting needles and passion, there is room for you at the knit-a-long.

Birch Bark Yarns is hosting their "Sweater Weather knit-a-long". The virtual knit-a-long will run from January to March 31, 2021.  For each sweater completed during this time, the person who made the sweater will be entered into a draw.