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The outside temperature now says seven degrees. The sky is blue and today there is a little brisk wind from the west. There are waves on the upper river and walkers have left their dens for outside exercise. It is amazing what a difference one week can make in your […]

Dear editor, The ongoing demolition of the forest resource processing facility in Fort Frances is the final chapter of a story that began when Resolute Forest Products closed this facility in early 2014. Resolute Forest Products is a for profit publicly traded company that utilizes the resources from the Crown […]

My youngest daughter made a request of me several years ago, to write down for her the wisdom I have acquired from all these many years of being alive, with even more under my belt now. She gives me too much credit. For a moment or two or three, I […]

They were all strangers spread equally spaced around the Debating Table at the Bakery in Rainy River Monday morning. The weather had broken and they came out of hibernation in droves just as the Groundhog had predicted they would. But who were they? No familiar faces. Just sets of eyes […]

Finally, we are getting a much-needed break in the weather. This really cuts the stress of cows calving outside when the temperatures return to a much more bearable number. Sunday in the bright sun was the first day that I didn’t have any calves. I am sure they thought it […]

April 24, 1940 – February 5, 2021 It is with deep sadness that the family of Morris Cecil Begin, age 80 years, passed away suddenly from cancer, with his wife and children at his side at the Vernon Jubilee Hospital. Morris was the son of the late Alphonse & Grace […]

Lance Raymond Salchert passed away peacefully February 9, 2021 at his daughters’ home in Winnipeg after a short battle with cancer. Lance was born February 29, 1944, in Mrs. Sparks’ midwifery at Stratton, Ontario. He is survived by his daughter Krista (Carl) of Winnipeg, and son Steve, of Calgary, proud […]

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Ronald Bileski on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at the University Hospital in London, Ontario. Ron was born in Fort Frances on March 5, 1943. Ron was predeceased by his parents Alex and Barbara Winnie Bileski. He leaves behind his […]

Arthur James Berglund completed his well traveled and storied time on earth and teed off in heaven on December 19, 2020 at the age of 80. The sport of hockey has lost one of its champions, and his friends and family mourn the loss of a beloved, entertaining, loving and […]

It is with heavy hearts the family of Douglas “Doug” Bourre announce his passing on Thursday, February 18, 2021 at the Rainy River Health Centre, with his wife by his side. Doug fought a long, courageous battle with cancer for the last few years. Doug was born on September 3, […]