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— Photo Kiera Kowalski

With the forms in place, workers today began pouring cement at the site of the new Rainy Like Square here. The entire project is scheduled to be completed by mid-August. In related news, work is underway to replace the interlocking brick sidewalks at the Civic Centre.

— Photo Joey Payeur

Caity Visser of the Fort Frances Angels, left, tried to get a handle on Reece McQuaker's toss as Trinity Prince of the Sabaskong Tebinaak safely reached first base during the Angels' 14-8 win Tuesday evening at the St. Francis Sports Field.

— Photo Kiera Kowalski

Melissa Fletcher sat down with students in Susan DeGagne's drama class at Fort High last month to talk about her experiences as a talent agent's assistant. Some of the students were in this year's musical, “Mary Poppins,” and listened attentively to Fletcher's words of advice.

— Photo Joey Payeur

It wasn't exactly a smooth cruise for Emo's Lane Hyatt through the sticky surface of the Emo Motocross course over the weekend after rain both days converted the raceway into a tricky adventure for the roughly 100-plus riders on hand. Hyatt was participating in the Superior Dirt Riders Northern Ontario doubleheader in the tour's only stop in Rainy River District this season. See story, more photos on B1.

— Photo Nicholas Donaldson

Sydney Beck got ready to begin her final art exam in the small gym at Fort High on Monday afternoon. Fort High students are in the midst of final exams, which began last Thursday and run until tomorrow. With Friday being a P.A. Day, tomorrow also marks the last day of school for all students across the district.

If any team needed a momentum shift, it was the Fort Frances Angels.

The squad snapped an eight-game losing streak with a 14-8 victory over Sabaskong Tebinaak in the final game of the Rainy River District Women's Fastball League first half on Tuesday at the St. Francis Sports Field.

The “chem-free” grad party, the annual night of fun for graduating Fort High seniors, goes tonight following the formal graduation ceremony at the Ice For Kids Arena.

Set for the '52 Canadians Arena next door, it will run from 10 p.m.-4 a.m.

The funds raised for this year's event was impressive, said teacher and head organizer Brian Gustafson.

“Total funds raised this year have reached $30,000, far outreaching all previous years,” he noted.