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Duane Hicks

Rainy River First Nations Chief Jim Leonard, left, Al McTaggart, Ben Dobransky, Darren Lowes (with saw), manager of administration for Rainy River First Nations Dean Wilson, and Marc Geneau celebrated the grand-opening of Lowes Pro Lumber & Building and Lowes Furniture & Appliances yesterday with a unique version of a “ribbon-cutting.” The twin businesses, located at the former Pinewood Sports site in Alberton, opened in recent months. Lowes is leasing the property from Rainy River First Nations.