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With water levels on Rainy Lake and the upper Rainy River continuing to drop, the town is starting to go into "recovery mode," including removing sandbags along the waterfront.
There were more winners in the Rainy River District Mutual Aid Association's weekly cash calendar draw.
Four-year-old Declan McCart and his father, Jeremiah, spent yesterday afternoon building towers and remote control cars at the Fort Frances Public Library, where a "Science North" exhibit was set up for the day to showcase six tables of hands-on activities for youngsters, including a live corn snake.
Two northern fires in Red Lake District were declared "out" yesterday. Both were lightning-caused blazes that started June 25 and were listed as "being observed."
No one has put their name in yet to run for Fort Frances council in the upcoming municipal election in October.
Couchiching Lady Raiders' Courtney Easton waited for a throw that wasn't going to make it in time to get Northwest Bay base runner Connie Smith during the visitors' 10-3 victory in Rainy River District Women's Fastball League action last night at Couchiching.
The Town of Fort Frances is suggesting that homeowners with protective measures in place to battle recent high waters should not remove them just yet.
The Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship is set to go this week, but organizers are still looking for volunteers to help out with this year's event.
The Town of Fort Frances has hired a new clerk to replace Glenn Treftlin, who retired June 30 after 26 years of service.
Sponsorship is available to those looking to share the spotlight with local talent next Friday under the big tent at the Sorting Gap Marina.
How do you thank someone who saved your life? For Bill Whiting of Barwick, he offered a pair of unique, hand-crafted chairs.
Organizers of the "Harmony of Nations" Music Festival still are looking for volunteers to help ensure the success of the inaugural event set to go this Friday and Saturday under the big tent at the Sorting Gap Marina.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 07:32 am
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