Devlin residents were treated to a Canada Day parade on Friday, complete with floats and a bicycle parade. Canada Day activities took place across the District. —Submitted photos

Friends, family and community members of Rainy River First Nations (RRFN) and beyond-surprised Joe Medicine, right, with a joyous party to celebrate the printing and release of his book Good Medicine on Sunday, July 3, at the pavilion next to the RRFN veterans monuments. Medicine said he’s been working on […]

Gord and Bev Sisco, left, and Randy and Carole Wilde, middle, were hard at work at Rainycrest Long-Term Care Home on Thursday, June 9 planting Forget-Me-Not seeds as part of the Alzheimer Society of Canada’s Seeds of Hope campaign. Meanwhile, Molly Crozier, right, braved the inclement weather in Emo on […]

This Week we sat down with driver of the #33 Emo Street Stock Garett Gamsby. What is your favourite race track food? I don’t usually have time to eat in Emo, but if I’m in Wisconsin I have to get deep fried cheese curds! At what age did you start […]

Businesses in downtown Fort Frances got together rock the block, with a free concert, featuring Kings of None. The local favourites drew a sizable crowd, with Flint House on hand to serve refreshments, to the audience at Rainy Lake Square. Kings of None is made up of Tyler Gagne (lead […]

Volunteers with the Fort Frances Senior Centre fired up the grill for a drive up/eat in barbecue for seniors at the Centre. The Senior Centre is a social gathering place for anyone aged 55+. Volunteers and staff run a variety of programs, including games, dinners, BINGO and crafts. A full […]

The donkeys at The Spry Farm appreciated a quick snack from a young visitor, during their recent public open day. Covid prevented visitors to the petting zoo and farm, but with lifting restrictions, school groups and the public have been welcomed back, to the delight of both animals and kids. […]

Kaylyn Levesque of Nor-West Animal Clinic pulled the winning ticket for the Kiwanis Club Trip of the Month draw for July this morning. Leah Rodriguez is the winner of a trip to Punta Cana, valued at $4,200. Next month’s draw will be for a trip to Arizona ($3,900). – Ken […]

Magician, mentalist and hypnotist Savio Joseph performed for the Fort Frances High School Graduating Class of 2022 at the Chem-Free Grad Party held at the Memorial Sports Centre on Thursday, June 23. Joseph has recently been featured on Canada’s Got Talent and he used his entertaining and magic skills to […]

2022 induction ceremonies for the Fort Frances Sports Hall of Fame will take place Aug. 13, 2022. Tickets are available at Taggs Source for Sports. Dave ‘Zeke’ Egan Dave “Zeke” Egan was heavily involved minor hockey in Fort Frances for over 40 years. Dave played an illustrious 4 years of […]

The heat couldn’t beat the joy on the faces of Fort Frances High School graduates as they crossed the stage at the Memorial Sports Centre Ice for Kids Arena for the 2022 graduation ceremony. The return to an in-person event brought the entire graduating class and their friends and families […]

Seine River First Nation held a Pride Walk on June 24, to show support for family, neighbours and friends in the LGBT2S+ community. About 25 people of all ages joined in the walk. The gathering began with an opening prayer and blessing from Elder George Boshkakyin, who called on our […]