Local resident and gardener John Pohanka was surprised when what he thought was a cucumber plant began to grow these strange, spiky yellow veggies. Opinions on what Mr. Pohanka has on his hands are divided: a neighbour thought he'd managed to grow a tomato-cucumber hybrid, while horticulturalists on the website Reddit claim it's a variety known as a lemon cucumber.
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Canadian rock icon Carl Dixon thrilled the crowd at the Townshend Theatre for the first show of the 2019-2020 Tour De Fort season on Thursday evening. Dixon spoke at length about his career and near-fatal car accident in 2008, all the while playing hits from his time in Coney Hatch, April Wine and The Guess Who. The next Tour De Fort performance is Ken Lavigne on Oct. 10.
Student doctor Alice Chen of Lidkea Optometry and Kiwanian Robin Wright displayed the winning ticket for the Fort Frances Kiwanis Club's “Trip of the Month” draw for September at International Travel Services on Tuesday. This month's winners were Carla and David Lovisa, who won a trip to Charlottetown, P.E.I. valued at $3,600.
“Rewind,” featuring Don Halling, Al Andrusco, Rick Socholotuk, Dean Tibbs, Dean Tibbs, Donna Stapler, and Gene Andrusco, played to a packed crowd at the Rainy Lake Square last Thursday evening. The band performed a mix of audience-pleasing songs from the '50s, '60s and '70s in tribute to the late Marty Tibbs.
Jill Savage brought her guitar and her voice to the stage, accompanied by Grace Kooistra on piano, at the Rainy Lake Square last week during Market Thursday. It was the first public performance for the pair of musicians.
A community business has been hard at work preparing to get district students to school safe and sound, and they have a brand new facility to work out of this year.
First Student Bus Lines has just recently moved to their new location behind Fastenal on Sixth Street West, and operation supervisor Tracy Mose is excited for the improvements that came along with it.
Local labour unions had a beautiful day to celebrate the most recent stat holiday.
A group of members from unions including OPSEU, CUPE, ETFO and OSSTF held a free barbecue at the point in celebration of Labour Day on Monday.
As one local bus line shifts into gear to get kids to and from school, they've also made a commitment to help out in the community as well.
First Student Bus Line manager Tracy Mose said one of the things she's excited for as the school year ramps up is the increased presence she hopes the business will have in and around Fort Frances.
A local organization is gearing up to spread awareness around drinking and pregnancy, and it's getting help from others in the community.
The Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) will be hosting and collaborating on a series of events in recognition of FASD Awareness Week from Sept 6-12.
JoAnne Formanek Gustafson, back left, photobombed Josie Wilson and Sam Hawken as they posed in front of the OPSEU tent at the Labour Day barbecue held at the Point Park on Monday.