RRFDC chair Russ Fortier, left, received a trio of plaques from Northern Development and Mines minister Michael Gravelle on behalf of three area businesses—the Fisheries Resort, Ross’ Camp, and the Emo Inn—that initially were helped out by the NOHFC 20 years ago.
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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