Joan Allison, chair of the Riverside Foundation for Health Care’s special events committee, was up to her ears in handbags, purses, satchels, and other carrying devices donated for the Foundation’s upcoming “Old Bags Lunch.” Organizers reported yesterday afternoon that tickets for the third-annual fundraiser, which will take place this Saturday (April 4) at noon at Fort Frances High School, now
Duane Hicks has been a staff writer/photographer for the Fort Frances Times since 1998, becoming editor in 2019. 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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