The steel skeleton of the new Boston Pizza along King’s Highway is up as construction there continues at a steady pace in anticipation of its opening later this year.
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Joanne Gosselin, left, and Angela LaForest prepared a take-out order for the annual “Strawberry Social” this morning while Fran Hahkala aand Carol Jorgenson looked on. The ladies will have dished out 622 take-out orders by the end of the day. The social itself runs until 4 p.m. today on the hospital grounds.
The Ontario government recently announced adopted adults and birth parents now can get information from their birth and adoption records that previously was closed.
Tony Weir can remember the days before Alberton had a volunteer fire department.
“When a fire call came, everybody went and we just stood there and watched it burn,” he reminisced with bright afternoon sun beaming in through the windows of his Alberton farmhouse.
Jake Blosser, of Timber Signs in Sioux Narrows, worked on a chainsaw carving in the parking lot of the Memorial Sports Centre in conjunction with the forestry expo held there Friday and Saturday. Exhibitors ranged from equipment dealers to furniture makers.
Workers put the final touches on the landscaping of the new pow-wow grounds built by the Rainy River First Nations. The fresh gravel and green sod will be ready in time for the annual pow-wow being held there this weekend.
Julia McManaman of the Division I Lions led a charge down the field with an opposing Tigers player close on her heels in one of the division’s wrap-up games yeseterday evening at the St. Francis Sportsfields. The young players celebrated the end of their season with frozen treats afterwards.
Dorian Lavallaa and Wayne Howarth, of Wood-Mizer Canada, demonstrated a Wood-Mizer LT40HDG28 hydraulic sawmill this morning at one of the outdoor displays at the Saw Tech Log and Rural Northwest Expo at the Memorial Sports Centre. It runs today until 8 p.m. and again tomorrow from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Liz Cousineau posed with Laurel Basaraba, supervisor of the Fort Frances Nursery School, after she received her diploma at the school’s graduation ceremony yesterday. Basaraba said about 50 youngsters graduated this year in the ceremony held at the Legion Park. A picnic lunch, bubble-blowing and lawnmower-train rides were highlights of the party.
If someone were to mention fermented barley and several inches of foam, the corresponding mental picture might be a golden pint with a towering white head.
Try, instead, to picture a small creek flowing through Rainy River First Nations, with white foam floating amid expanding bubbles of gas and clumps of rotted grain.