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Donation targeted to assist homeless

RRDSSAB receives $11,500 in donations to help homeless populationThe Rainy River District Social Services Administration Board received $11,500 in donations from the Canadian Medical Association in collaboration with the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.

RRDSSAB decided to channel the donation to assist the town in dealing with the issue of homelessness in Fort Frances.

Front Street Manor enjoys new gazebo thanks to former resident

Residents of Front Street Manor can spend more time outdoors in a comfortable way following a donation made in the memory of a former resident.

Lindsay Swerhun was a longtime resident of Front Street Manor, and a strong voice for the community she had there.

“Lindsay was a big advocate for Front Street,” said Swerhun's mother Laurie Lundale.

Wheat harvest time in Rainy River

With a bumper crop, favourable harvest weather at a premium, and a massive investment in land, crop inputs, equipment and manpower, these Claas combines have to harvest a lot. There are thousands upon thousands of acres to do. Even stopping to unload at the end of a row is a luxury that is not tolerated.