Kaleah Henderson made a pretty Hallowe'en mask during an open art studio Saturday afternoon at the Fort Frances Museum. Some visitors also made masks using plaster cast. This free activity was put on by Community Living Fort Frances and District.
Stacey Rowe checked out “The Dragons of Hope"—a photo of the Thunder Bay dragon boat team comprised of cancer survivors—during the "Luncheon of Hope," a biennial event presented by the Rainy River District Breast Health Network on Saturday at La Place Rendez-Vous. The event included the presentation of "The Butterfly Story,” an ongoing Thunder Bay-based photo project for breast cancer survivors. The luncheon drew a sold-out crowd of 180 women.
Midget 'AA' Fort Frances Canadians' defencemen Matthew Mainville, left, and Colten Allen raked some leaves yesterday during a yard clean-up fundraiser by the team. The players went around town, raking and removing leaves in exchange for donations.
“Glass Tiger" frontman Alan Frew charmed and entertained a packed house of cheering fans last night during the "Tour de Fort” series concert at the Townshend Theatre. Glass Tiger performed a thoroughly-enjoyable set comprised of many of their hits in an acoustic but no less engaging format. Their new album, made with acclaimed country singer Johnny Reid, is due to come out in February. The opening act was Jonathan Roy.
Former Toronto Maple Leafs' great Rick Vaive got fist bumps from the rest of the “Legends," which included ex-NHL'ers Mike Krushelnyski, Trevor Kidd, Jocelyn Lemieux, and Dave McLlwain, as well as Canadian country music star Aaron Pritchett and some local players, after being introduced prior to last night's charity game against a team comprised of local talent. L.A. Kings' superstar Marcel Dionne, the sixth-highest scorer in NHL history with 1,771 points, acted as coach for the "Legends,” who wound up prevailing 7-5. A portion of the proceeds went to the Fort Frances Minor Hockey Association and the Fort Frances Girls'/Women's Hockey Association.
Town council will vote tonight on a recommendation to take no further action when it comes to changing the name of Colonization Road here.
Back in late June, council received a letter from local resident Dawson Mihichuk requesting the town rename Colonization Road as he feels the term “celebrates a dark aspect of our history.”
The Fort Frances Lakers' three-game winning streak is over.
The Lakers were beaten 3-1 by Thief River Falls here Saturday night as the red-hot Norskies won their 10th-straight game to start the regular season.
Parker Simonson, Jared Pedersen, and Connor Bowey each garnered two points to propel the visitors to victory.
The Norskies tallied twice before the first period was 10 minutes old on markers by Alec Daman and Pedersen.