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The beautiful Rainy River – a restoration success story

For those living in the central portion of the watershed, the Rainy River is a majestic landmark that has a wealth of history and significance attached to it, not to mention beauty!

For the ecosystem as a whole, it is the most influential tributary to Lake of the Woods, contributing about 70 percent of the total water flowing into the lake.

Child porn charges in Red Lake

(RED LAKE, ON) - On May 25, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Red Lake Detachment arrested and charged a Red Lake man following a call for service regarding Child Pornography. As a result of this investigation police arrested a 37 year old Red Lake man. The male is charged with:

Mine death in Thunder bay

(THUNDER BAY, ON.) - Impala Mine employees have lost one of their own.

On May 27, at 3:08 pm officers with the Thunder Bay detachment of the OPP responded to a report of mining incident at the Impala Canada mine located on Highway 527 north of Thunder Bay.

Contraband tobacco siezed in Dryden

(DRYDEN, ON) - A routine traffic stop has resulted in Contraband tobacco charges for three individuals.

On May 26, at approximately 5:40 p.m. officers from the Ontario Provincial (OPP) Dryden Detachment with the assistance of officers from the Kenora Detachment conducted a traffic stop on Highway 17, Docker Township (West of Vermillion Bay) for a highway traffic act violation.

Science fair winners

Grand Council Treaty #3 has announced the winners to last week’s online Science Fair. The theme was Water.

The winners were:

⁣Kids Category 6-12⁣

1st Place: Rianna (8) from Grassy Narrows⁣

2nd Place: TJ (10) from Wauzhushk Onigum⁣

3rd Place: Ty (10) from Couchiching⁣

Youth Category 13-18⁣

1st Place: Ethan (15) from Wauzhushk Onigum⁣