—Daniel Adam photo

Weechi-it-te-win Family Services hosted its annual “Honouring Our Children” powwow at the Nanicost Grounds on Thursday, July 13, 2023. Maango-Inini were host drum, with Broken Horn and Giishkandago’Ikwe Health Services Drum as co-hosts. There was a pancake breakfast and fish feast, two grand entries, and a princess and brave pageant.

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Meet Rainy the River Rock Snake – he really rocks! He’s a community art installation initiated by members of the Fort Frances Rocks rock painting community – a Facebook based club, where people paint rocks and leave them around town for the enjoyment of others. Rainy is a community project […]

–Allan Bradbury photos

Young cyclists tackle the obstacle course at a bike safety rodeo – helmet was akey lessons at the Point Park event on Monday. Safety and fun were top of mind as UNFC, Gizhewaadiziwin Health Access Centre and The Northwestern Health Unit came together for the event. Bike adjustments and minor […]

– Robin McCormick photos

There were all sorts of activities on offer for Barwick’s Canada Day Celebrations on July 1, 2023, like a tug of war, money pit and baseball tournament. Below, Jill, Owen and Stella MacDonald enjoyed a bouncy castle.

—Daniel Adam photo

Though they are not yet operational, Teranorth Construction from Sudbury erected the new streetlights across from Cloverleaf Grocery in Emo on Tuesday after almost a month of prep work. A spokesperson from the Township told the Times the lights will take 20 business days to complete. Teranorth began construction on […]

—Robin McCormick photo

Emo Museum summer students Cassie VanZwol and Ted Donaldson making sure the pies were all set to go! The annual R.R District Women’s Institute Museum served a large variety of homemade pies last week at their pie sale fundraiser.

—Robin McCormick photo

Mr. Gordon Woollard generously donated $5,000 to the Rainy River District Women’s Institute Museum in Emo. This donation took place last Thursday, July 7, while Mr. Woollard was attending the annual Pie and Coffee fundraiser at the museum. Mr. Woollard made the donation in memory of his late wife Margaret. […]

–Allan Bradbury photo

Bailey Morris navigates her way through the obstacle course at a bike workshop at Point Park yesterday afternoon. Bicycle safety was top of mind as UNFC, Gizhewaadiziwin Health Access Centre and The Northwestern Health Unit came together for the event. Bike adjustments and minor repairs as well as helmet fittings […]

–Allan Bradbury photos

There were all sorts of special deals, tasty treats, and fun to be had in downtown Fort Frances today, July 6, 2023, for Mall Days, put on by the Fort Frances BIA. In addition to regular Rainy Lake Square activities, classic cars were on display, plenty of stores had special […]

- Allan Bradbury photo

The Fort Frances BIA (Business Improvement Area) have kicked off summer with Mall Days, held today on Scott Street. Local businesses got into the spirit with fun and special events. There were sidewalk sales, a car show, makers and bakers and the ever-popular cotton candy, at Rainy Lake Square.

Riverside Foundation for Health Care is excited to announce that the winner of the June 50/50 jackpot is Kelly Plichta of Fort Frances, with the winning ticket number DD-6223007. Kelly is the lucky recipient of $9,658 with the same amount going to the Foundation. The draw was made Thursday, June […]

—Daniel Adam photos

Residents at Rainycrest Long Term Care got to enjoy a senior prom last month, with a grand march around the facility, drinks, and live music.