To celebrate the 15th year of the Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship, as well as kick off the tournament, a fireworks display was shot off across from the Sorting Gap Marina last night to the delight of those on hand.
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Canadian comedian Big Daddy Tazz, from Winnipeg, kept a small but enthusiastic crowd in stitches after the annual Kiwanis steak fry at the Sorting Gap Marina yesterday evening. Tazz is a producer, writer, and performer at the CBC Winnipeg Comedy Festival, and also has appeared on “Just for Laughs” and CBC’s “The Debaters.”
The day of the 11th-annual “Kid-Pro” tournament dawned sunny and warm, boding well for the 14 youngster who gathered under the big tent at the Sorting Gap Marina on Sunday morning to meet their pro angling partners.
After many years of serving the community, “The Treasure Chest” is closing its doors.
Located at 338 Scott St., the Fort Frances and District Association For Community Living-run consignment store was started to provide a venue for people with intellectual disabilities to get training and experience in the retail sales business, which they then can take with them to other jobs.
The first cut of hay has been taken in, the cereal crops are heading out, the canola is blooming, and the veggies are, well, new.
The Emo Agriculture Research Station is growing a handful of rows of lettuce and carrots this year—something it hasn’t done before.
Matt McQuaker worked on a frame of twine and wooden stakes to support a cover over rows of lettuce at the Emo Agriculture Research Station last week. The covers will provide the vegetables with protection from wind and deer.
Anne Jean, 11, and McKenna Begin, 10, belted out “Born to Entertain” as part of the “River Theatre” performance of “A Walk on Broadway” at the Emo Legion last Friday. Just under 40 students participated in the week-long music camp directed by Renée Martin-Brown.
Harleigh Brow-Rose, 10, held up a 1.08-pound bass caught by her partner, Rollie Roy, during the annual “Kid-Pro” tournament yesterday. Brow-Rose’s only catch of the day was a snapping turtle. Fourteen kids participated in this year’s tourney, which was won by Aric Supinski teamed up with Mike Salvador and Reid Norine (11.11 pounds).
Participants in the annual “River Theatre” summer camp, organized by Renée Martin-Brown, sang “Dancing Queen” from the hit musical “Mamma Mia” as part of their show held Friday. Entitled “A Walk on Broadway,” the production was a hit with the kids, who said they especially loved the dancing they got to do.
Big smiles, big fish, and lots of sun helped make the 2009 “Kid-Pro” tournament a success yesterday.
Fourteen local youngsters partnered up with anglers competing in the Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship later this week, who took a day off from pre-fishing to teach a few tricks to the younger generation.