Saturday, May 30, 2015
  • Reading story
    Reading story

    Students from Donald Young School in Emo dropped by the Fort Frances Public Library yesterday and had a story read to them by program director Andrea Avis. The group also visited the Memorial Sports Centre and had lunch at the Lions Park.

    Reading story
  • Piles of books
    Piles of books

    Marge Sveinson and Patrick Gallow, both “Friends of the Library,” sorted through mounds of books yesterday in preparation for the group’s annual book sale, which will run tomorrow from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Fort Frances Public Library. People are urged to stop by to pick up some summer reading.

    Piles of books
  • Contortion move
    Contortion move

    Jessica Woodgate of the Fort Frances Herricanes contorted her way around Couchiching Lady Raiders’ catcher Dianna Singleton to score in the fourth inning of yesterday’s 17-11 victory in Rainy River District Women’s Fastball League action at Couchiching.

    Contortion move
  • Socer chase
    Socer chase

    Muskie Ashley Croswell, left, and Sarah Benson of the Dryden Eagles made a mad dash to track down the ball during the first half of the NorWOSSA girls’ final here yesterday. Fort High won both gold medals, with the girls edging Dryden 2-1 while the boys thumped the Kenora Broncos 5-0.

    Socer chase
  • Attention!
    Attention!

    WO2 Nick Piotrowski prepared to lead the 908 Rainy Lake Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron in a march past yesterday evening during their 12th-annual ceremonial review at the Memorial Sports Centre. The event featured an inspection by reviewing officer Maj. Chris Mallyon, CD, a presentation of awards and certificates, and a demonstration of the drill team.

    Attention!

Latest news

Detour altered for U.S.-bound traffic

To ensure there is no congestion with U.S.-bound traffic due to the ongoing detour for the King’s Highway reconstruction, a so-called “USA border traffic line-up detour” has been implemented.
Eastbound U.S.-bound traffic on Fourth Street West will be directed to turn right onto Cornwall Avenue and then turn left at the Third Street West intersection.

Hampton unveils bid

Former local MPP Howard Hampton announced today that he will run for the NDP nomination for the federal riding of Kenora in the upcoming election.
“I’m excited to announce today that I will be seeking the NDP candidacy for the Kenora riding in the upcoming federal election,” said Hampton.

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