Brittany Gibson sat patiently as Cadence McCulley worked on the finer details of her bunny face-painting during the local Kiwanis' “Egg-stravaganza” held in downtown Fort Frances on Saturday.
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Alexis Latter, left, and Maddisyn Smith were all smiles while cuddling with an bunny during the Easter Market at the Copper River Inn on Saturday. The market offered kids a cuddle and photo session with the rabbit, while parents could check out dozens of vendors selling everything from Easter baking and flowers to direct sales products like Tupperware and scented wax.
Volunteer Jan Abbott, left, and Cooper Witherspoon fill up the back of a vehicle with empties for the bottle drive fundraiser that was held by the Rainy Lake Gymnastics Academy on Saturday. The academy had a drop-off location in the parking lot of the Memorial Sports Centre, while others drove around town collecting more bottles.
Grade 5 students from Robert Moore, led by Mike Jones, sang “O Canada” in Anishinaabemowin as part of the Anishinaabemowin Drama Division of the Rainy River District Festival of the Performing Arts at the Townshend Theatre this morning.
Maya Davis read a selection from “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee on Monday during the Rainy River District Festival of the Performing Arts at Knox United Church. Davis was awarded First Place with Honours in her category for her performance. The annual festival is drawing to a close, with only two more days of adjudicated sessions remaining before the Highlights concert on April 30.
A program at Confederation College is coming to the end of its second year, and casting an eye to the future.
Community Integration through Cooperative Education (CICE) is a two-year certificate program at Confederation College in Fort Frances that is a little different from your regular college program.
The fallout from the sudden, heavy snowfall and frigid temperatures may have put a dampener on some of the festivities, but Emo's “Spring Fever Days” went out with a bang on its final day.
While not everything that was planned to run on Saturday survived the wild weather from earlier in the week, overall the day was hailed as a success.
Grillmeister Steve Loshaw flipped burgers outside of Rainy River Meats in Emo during “Spring Fever Days” on Saturday. Sunshine and warmer weather helped to draw a crowd to the last day of the annual event after a cold and wintry week.
Alia McQuaker got in some quality cuddle time with one of the kittens at the petting zoo outside of Emo Feeds as part of “Spring Fever Days” on Saturday.
Marly Wrolstad got a haircut from Stacy Kreger as part of “Cuts for Cancer” at the Hair and Body Care Shoppe in Emo during Spring Fever Days on Saturday. Kreger said the annual event raised between $5,000-$6,000 for the Tamarack House in Thunder Bay, and more donations are expected to come in over the rest of this week.