Kids got into the groove and danced to the Glee version of a Van Halen classic as they prepared for the “Gleek Week” end-of-week show this morning at the Townshend Theatre. Participants have spent the week learning singing, dancing and acting, with all of their work leading towards a production on the final day of the camp. The end-of-week show will run tomorrow afternoon at the theatre.
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Maggie LeMesurier, right, demonstrated her sushi-rolling technique for the group who attended the teen sushi making class offered at the Fort Frances Public Library yesterday. LeMesurier walked through the process of making sushi rice, cutting up ingredients and rolling up custom sushi rolls. Teens also got to sample the demonstration roll once it was finished.
Fort Frances Public Library CEO Caroline Goulding, left, and library board chair Robin Dennis enjoyed lunch together in the library's Shaw conference room on Monday during a farewell luncheon held for Goulding. Friends, library staff, town officials and members of the public gathered in the conference room to say their goodbyes and wished the outgoing CEO well.
There are few buildings as versatile as a barn.
Somewhere across the country, and around the world, a barn has been repurposed for almost any function that can be imagined. A restaurant operates out of a converted barn in Smithville, OH, while, coincidentally, in Smithville, NJ a historic barn functions as an inn.
It isn't every day someone climbs a mountain as a fundraiser.
Yet that's exactly what district residents Brennin Chamberlin and Lisa Loney are doing this month in support of a South African charity.
Chamberlin and Loney will be starting off on their trans-continental journey on July 15 as they depart for one of the most famous mountains in the world.
Once upon a time in Fort Frances, you could hear bells coming down the street on a hot summer day.
Chances are, if you spend any time outside this summer, you'll hear them again.
Willem Kirk, nine, and sisters, Ainsley, nine, and Abi Matheson, seven, make up the Kooler Kidz, a licensed business venture that has resurrected ice cream on wheels.
The staff at the Fort Frances Public Library, including Nadine Cousineau, left, CEO Caroline Goulding, Andrea Avis, Samantha Manty, Fiona Gallagher, and summer student Anna Schwartz, bunched together for a photo during Avis' last day on June 21.
Participants in the Fun in the Sun Colour Run were dusted with pink chalk by volunteers at the Gillons' Insurance station near Seven Oaks on Monday morning. The colour run followed the pancake breakfast at the Fort Frances Legion as the official starts to the Canada Day celebrations in Fort Frances.
Fort Frances Museum summer students Naomi McManaman, left, and Alyssa Armstrong posed with a replica of the headstone of able seaman John Hartnell for the grand opening of “Echoes in the Ice: Finding Franklin's Ship" yesterday. Hartnell was one of three crew members of the Franklin Expedition who died early on and were buried on Beechey Island before the expedition and its crew was lost.
Maria Henzmann, above, took a dive over the rotating arm of the “Meltdown,” while below, Malikai Morrisseau and Joseph Dueck duelled to be the last man standing at Chem-Free Grad 2019 at the Memorial Sports Centre on Thursday night. The annual party offers the graduating class a space to unwind, have fun and celebrate with their classmates in a drug and alcohol-free environment.