Folk singer-songwriter Derek Harrison entertained about 80 people last Thursday evening at the new Rainy Lake Square here with a number of tracks from his new album, “Blossington.” To hear more from Harrison, check out derekharrison.ca. Beloved children's musician Fred Penner will perform there today starting at 6 p.m. Admission is free but be sure to bring along a lawn chair.
Duane Hicks has been a staff writer/photographer for the Fort Frances Times since 1998. Raised in Fort Frances, he left town in 1993 to attend the Journalism program at Carleton University in Ottawa. He returned in the spring of 1998, being hired at the Times shortly thereafter. He covers a variety of news beats, including municipal politics which he has covered since 2001. He also makes a mean salsa which he shares with the rest of the Times staff on his birthday.
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