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Looking for a way to show your support? On Page B6 of yesterday's Fort Frances Times, you can find a window poster, showing our support for local farmers and food producers, brought to you by the Rainy River District School Board. There will be a new poster in each edition of the Times over the coming weeks. Watch for them, hang them up and show your support!

Wildfire Incident - Restricted Fire Zone - Emo Township

A.C.E.L. Fire & Emergency Services would like to provide an update on an incident that occurred last week. At approximately 3:15 p.m. on April 24, Emo station responded to an out of control wildland fire, which originated from a burn barrel. The fire was quickly brought under control by first arriving crews in what could have become a significant incident.

Emergency measures to date

Ontario residents will be able to shop, in person, at hardware, safety supply and garden supply stores this weekend, with storefront retail shops allowed to open with curbside service starting Monday, May 11. However, Emergency Orders remain until May 19, on the advice of the Chief Medical Officer of Health. The emergency orders to date include:

- Closure of Establishments

Foster parents in spotlight this Mother's Day

With Mother's Day just around the corner, thoughts are turning to those who have been there for us since our very first day.

However, just because a parent wasn't there for a child's first moment, doesn't make them less important or impactful.

Barb Burkholder is a foster parent with the Kenora-Rainy River District Child and Family Services (KRRDCFS), and has been since 2007.