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Red Lake and region mourn Mayor Phil Vinet

Published: June 14, 2018  BY SHAYLA BRADLEY Red Lake is saying good bye to longtime mayor, Phil Vinet, who died on June 5. Vinet, 69, was in his third term as mayor, before which he was [...]

Hometown street named after Olympian Eric Radford

Published: June 13, 2018 BY SHAYLA BRADLEY Olympic champion and Balmertown native Eric Radford has his name – on a little bit of Balmertown. The former Mine Road in Balmertown is now – Eric Radford Way, [...]

Saarinen receives young entrepreneur award

Published: June 11, 2018  BY RICK GARRICK Green and Gone Pest Solutions owner Kaija Saarinen enjoys travelling wherever her services are needed across the northwest, including Kenora, Dryden, Red Lake and the fly-in communities. She was recently recognized with the Young Entrepreneur of [...]

Candlelight vigil held in Park

Published: November 8, 2017  Friends and family gather at Norseman Park for a candlelight vigil in honour of JoJo MacDougall who was found dead in the park on Oct. 29. Last week the Red Lake OPP [...]

Female Solo Travel, A Steadily Increasing Trend

Published: November 8, 2017 Submitted by Marilyn Duncalfe Whether by necessity or enthusiastic choice, women of all ages are embracing solo travel in ever-increasing numbers. They continue to earn more, spend more and, according to Forbes, [...]