Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Roads Closed

Travel in the Rainy River district is slowly come back.

Traffic is flowing again on Highway 71 and a section of Highway 11 between Atikokan to Rainy River is also open.

Both those roads had been closed for nearly 14 hours because of the weather.

However, travel farther east to Thunder Bay and the use of Highway 502 is still restricted.

Schools Closed

There will be no school in the Rainy River district today for at least the public school students.

The Rainy River District School Board has just announced its closing all of its schools because of the weather.

No word yet from the Northwest Catholic District School Board about its schools

Confederation College has also closed its Fort Frances campus.

The aboriginal head start program in Fort Frances is also closed as is the Countryview Child Care Centre in Devlin.

Couchiching First Nation's Child Care Centre is closed.

Schools in International Falls and Indus are starting classes two hour later than normal.