Emo and District Hospital Auxiliary president Heather Oltsher, left, her husband, George Oltsher, and her sister, Frances Gibbens were among those who dressed the part for the Riverside Foundation for Health Care’s “Oktoberfest” party Saturday evening at the Memorial Sports Centre auditorium. The event netted over $22,000 for district health care.
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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