Archive : ' Red Lake'

Plan in the works to address ‘deterioration’ of Cochenour Arena

BY LINDSAY BRISCOE The engineering firm that carried out the most recent study on the Cochenour Arena points to an “accelerated rate of deterioration” and “significant safety concerns in the building,” but municipal CAO Mark Vermette [...]

The results are in: Meet your mayor and council

EAR FALLS Population: 1,026 Eligible voters: 759 Number of households: 571 Number of voters: 406 Voter turnout: 53.49% MAYOR Kevin Kahoot: 267 votes *elected Ron Bergmann Sr: 131 votes COUNCIL Jim Desmarais: 226 votes *elected Rob [...]

New OPP billing model to decrease Red Lake policing costs

The new Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) billing model will decrease policing costs for the municipality of Red Lake over the next five years. The new formula, created for municipalities which rely on the OPP for policing [...]

Norseman Festival set to rock Red Lake

BY CHRISTINE PENNER POLLE Red Lake’s iconic summer celebration of the region’s aviation history is just around the corner. The 2014 Norseman Festival is a two-weekend event that has something for everyone to enjoy. The fun [...]

Local triumphs at jiu-jitsu competition

BY HEATHER COLLINS Red Lake resident Logan MacDonald recently racked up some serious hardware in the Sylvio Behring 2014 Spring Classic Submission Grappling Tournament (in Manitoba) in Brazilian jiu-jitsiu. MacDonald placed gold in the “no gi” [...]