Santa and Mrs. Claus waved from high atop their fancy new float late yesterday afternoon during the annual Christmas parade in downtown Fort Frances. The stylish new ride, courtesy of TD Canada Trust and the Voyageur Lions Club of Fort Frances, was among the 26 entries in the parade.
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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