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— Photo Ken Kellar

Christine Denby, left, Danielle Gray and Wendy Judson prepare some scenes at the auditions for Fort Frances Little Theatre's upcoming production of Tom Smith's comedy “Drinking Habits.” Gray will be directing the play, which is set in a convent where nuns have turned to secretly making wine, prompting two local journalists to go undercover to expose them. The auditions drew out roughly a dozen performers, with the show scheduled for performance in February.

Peyton Avis looked to set teammate Declan Webb up for a spike during the Muskie senior boys' volleyball team's 2-1 loss to the Broncos in the NorWOSSA season-opener for both teams on Tuesday in Kenora. All four Muskie court sport teams next will be in NorWOSSA action on Tuesday (Sept. 24) when they welcome the Sioux Lookout Warriors to Fort High for their home-openers.

— Photo Sam Odrowski

Seine River First Nation chief Tom Johnson cut the ribbon outside of the community's newly built, 8,000 square ft. multi-use cultural centre on Thursday, where he was joined with councillors, community members, and those who helped build the facility. Attendees of the ribbon cutting ceremony toured the two-story building, enjoyed a lunch, and heard speeches about how the centre was built and what it means to Seine River First Nation.

— Photo Ken Kellar

A break in the rain this weekend gave runners during the Fort Frances Volunteer Bureau's Terry Fox Run on Sunday the chance to shine. More than two dozen participants signed up and raised money for the annual event, which organizers said brought in roughly $4,200 for the Terry Fox Foundation and cancer research. Runners began at the Sorting Gap Marina and ran along the riverfront to Seven Oaks and back.

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Seine River FN cultural

co-ordinator Tracy Kabatay

Another NorWOSSA season officially is underway and it was an impressive start for the Muskie court sport teams.

Three of the four squads came away with wins in the season-opener on Tuesday against the host Kenora Broncos.

In girls' basketball action, the juniors dumped the Broncos 26-14.

Tatum Glowasky scored a team-high 10 points while Anna Gagne chipped in seven.

There will be no more Friday Night Magic events at the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre (FFPLTC).

Due to low attendance, diverging format preferences, and the fact that lead organizer Jeremy Hughes has now moved on from the library and is the town's new information technology manager, Friday Night Magic events are cancelled indefinitely.