The Ge-Da-Gi Binez Youth Centre, the new 12-bed youth justice facility being constructed on Eighth Street, will be operational next month, with a grand opening planned for March 23 and its first clients expected to arrive the following day.
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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