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A 30-year-old local man from Fort Frances has been charged with multiple break and enter incidents that took place last week.
The accused has been charged with a dozen offences including four counts of break and enters, two counts of thefts under $5,000, mischief under $5000, four counts of possession of property obtained by crime and possession of heroin.
A surprise publication has been showing up in Fort Frances mailboxes lately.
Residents in the Rainy River District have recently started receiving copies of the Epoch Times. The paper itself reaches back to 2000 when it was created by individuals connected to the Falun Gong new religious movement.
On Jan. 13, Indigenous community leaders and those working alongside them came together for the Water is Alive webinar where they reflected on ways to recognize water as a spirited being with agency.
Parents, students and community members are being asked to have their say in what the 2021-22 school calendar will look like.
A survey launched last week, which is available until Friday, will determine whether the school year begins before or after Labour Day, and how close to Canada Day the final day of classes will land.
As part of the proceedings for this year's annual general meeting of the Rainy River District Municipal Association (RRDMA), municipal leaders had the opportunity to hear from a medical professional regarding COVID-19 in our area and what's being done to keep the public safe.
While she purposely didn't take up a lot of time at last weekend's Rainy River District Municipal Association (RRDMA) meeting, Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) CEO Marilyn Herbacz nevertheless delivered an important presentation wrapping up the chaos of 2020 from a financial standpoint for a very busy health unit.
The Performing Arts Festival set to take place in April will now be held virtually. The committee responsible for bringing the festival to fruition came to that decision last week as the numbers of COVID-19 cases continue to surge in the Rainy River District.