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— Photo Jamie Mountain

Jill Calder tried to clear the puck as Muskie goalie Kamryn Sandelovich fought through some busy traffic in front of her net during the second period of Fort High's 7-0 win over the Dryden Eagles in NorWOSSA action on Tuesday night at the '52 Canadians Arena. The Muskies improved to 2-0 in league play with the win.

— Photo Duane Hicks

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Rainycrest Long Term Care. Activation staff members Mary Lou Mitchell, left, and Joann Magel took some time yesterday afternoon to put up tinsel and other holiday decorations to give the home a festive feel.

— Photo Sam Odrowski

A heavy snowfall didn't stop CN workers from striking in front of the CN train yard by the Central Ave and Second Street intersection yesterday afternoon. Thousands of CN workers across Canada are on strike to protest current working conditions and railway safety.

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Suzanne Chiasson, left, and Johanna Strahl sold holiday-themed items from the Christmas table during the popular Christmas tea and bazaar that was held at St. Mary's Parish on Sunday. The event was hosted by the Catholic Women's League and around 100 people attended.

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Jim Curtis and his wife, Erin, have been offering genealogy services at the Fort Frances Public Library for close to a year now. Anyone in the district can book a session with them for free to trace their family roots using online resources. Many who utilize the services are surprised at what they learn about their family tree.

-Sam Odrowski photo

A town councillor is trying to get Fort Frances to do a small part in the fight against climate change and environmental degradation.

Coun. Douglas Judson submitted a proposed bylaw to council that will ban single-use plastics, such as checkout bags, drinking straws, styrofoam food containers and other single-use products in town.

The Fort Frances Christmas Parade is in need of your help.

“The parade is Dec. 7 at 5 p.m., we need floats,” said parade organizer Scott Krienke-Turvey.

“This is a community Christmas parade and without community involvement on both sides of it, it doesn't work. Right now we have a limited number of floats, so we're hoping to double or triple that number.”