Three volunteers joined a rescue mission, after three vessels failed to report after a One-Man Lake fishing tournament.
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KENORA - Ontario is investing $330,280 to help laid-off forestry workers in Kenora retrain for new jobs.
The Kenora Forest Products lumber mill closed in September 2019, citing weak domestic and global lumber markets, and “very damaging” duty deposits as reasons for its closure.
If you thought you'd missed your chance to enter the “This Old newspaper!?” Reader Contest, you're in luck. The Ontario Community Newspaper's Association has extended the deadline, to allow school participation, now that it's confirmed that classes are back. Entrants now have until Thursday, October 8, to turn in their creations.
Board members of the Rainy River District Women's Institute Emo Museum are feeling cautiously optimistic for the future of the historic facility.
Chief Darlene Comegan has been re-elected to a second term in Northwest Angle #33 last Wednesday. Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh and Grand Council Treaty #3 congratulate her on her victory, which took place last Wednesday.
New Hires Will Protect Communities and Support Wellness of Frontline PersonnelPP) officers. These new recruits will provide OPP frontline officers with the additional resources they need to better protect communities, while safeguarding their mental health and well-being.
New Gold recently released it's second quarter financial results, and a revised outlook for 2020.
Rainy River Outlook for 2020:
Minor hockey is planning a return to the ice this winter.
The Fort Frances Minor Hockey Association is planning an open registration in expectation of an upcoming hockey season. Registration will be held September 7, 2020.
The status of the Nipigon 45 fire has been changed to Being held. According to the Aviation, Forest Fire and Emergency Services
Northwest Fire Region, “Being held indicates that given the current resources assigned to a fire, enough suppression has occurred that the fire is not likely to spread beyond existing boundaries under present or forecasted conditions.”
The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has closed an unused detachments in the Rainy River District. The OPP detachment in Emo officially closed on August 5, 2020. This will not impact the level of service provided to Emo or the surrounding townships, according to police.