Press release

Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at Sturgeon Creek Alternative Program (SCAP) in Emo. By provincial definition, an outbreak is declared when there are 2 or more COVID-19 cases in a school and the case and contact follow-up does not show probable links outside of the school […]

Natali Trivuncic

To combat growing concerns about the possibility of leftover vaccinations going to waste, the Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) has launched a formal new process to ensure every vaccine is used up. Linked off of the NWHU’s booking webpage, they now have a standby survey and webpage to explain who is […]

Spring Fever would traditionally take place in Emo this weekend. This traditional spring festival was the sounding joy that winter was over. This weekend would attract people from Rainy River to Atikokan and north to Sioux Narrows and Kenora. But again, for the second year, this festival celebrating the joys […]

By Stephen Wade THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TOKYO – The torch relay for the Tokyo Olympics ran through a mostly empty Osaka city park on Tuesday, showing the risks of trying to hold the postponed games during a pandemic. It came on the same day that the government said new coronavirus […]

Staff Over the weekend, Calvary Baptist Church in Emo announced on Facebook that a congregation member had tested positive, with several others reporting feeling unwell and waiting test results. In-person service were suspended as a precaution. On Saturday, two school staff members were reported positive for COVID – one at […]