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Grade 9 registration

Bransen Campbell, left, registered for Grade 9 at Fort Frances High School with help from his brother, Calin, on Thursday. Meanwhile, Scott Kivimaki, left, got some guidance from sister, Anne, and mom, Sarah, as he opened his new locker for the first time. New students had the opportunity to take a walk around the school and familiarize themselves with the layout of the building.

Labour day fun

Sisters Aella, left, and Finley Grynol, got some pointers from mom, Shannon, and dad, Aaron, while searching in the money pit that was run as a part of the Labour Day BBQ put on by a few of the local unions at the Point Park yesterday.

'Rewind' concert

Rick Socholotuk took up his bass guitar to perform with “Rewind” at the Rainy Lake Square on Thursday evening. The band drew a huge crowd to the square to enjoy a wide variety of crowd-pleasing tunes from the '50s, '60s and '70s. The show was a tribute to the late Marty Tibbs.

Culinary camp

Aiden Loerzel, left, and Carter Payne debated how much cheese to put onto their foccacia dough during Confederation College's Culinary camp at the Fort Frances High School on Thursday. The camp offered participants the chance to learn about different culinary practices and try their hands at a number of different recipes in the kitchens at the high school.

Future firefighter?

Liam Bodnar, left, took some pointers from Watten Volunteer Fire Dept. volunteer Josh Colling at the fire extinguisher demonstration set up at Sunny Cove Camp as part of the department's annual fish fry on Friday afternoon. Visitors were able to sit down and enjoy a meal of fish, fries, beans and coleslaw, or grab a to-go container for the road.

Crosswalk button

A pedestrian used one of the new crosswalk buttons along Scott Street. The buttons are designed to increase accessibility at the pedestrian crossings, incorporating an audible signal and tactile feedback to assist those with auditory or visual impairments.

Trades camp

Instructor Robert Guertin demonstrated how to properly use a metal file to the group of kids who took part in Confederation College's “Explore the Trades” camp held at Fort Frances High School last week. Participants were able to learn different manufacturing techniques to create a few different tools and baubles.

'Ride for Memories'

Alzheimer Society volunteer Dorothy Chaval, left, client services co-ordinator Mary O'Connor, Tom Sether, Tara Long and volunteer Susan Allison posed for a quick photo before Sether and Long set off from The Harbourage as part of the 2019 “Ride for Memories” on Saturday.

Teen open mic

Joelle Bruyere took to the stage to entertain the crowd with a Broadway tune at the “Teen Open Mic Night” held at the Fort Frances Public Library on Thursday. Several young entertainers turned out to display their talent at one of the library's last teen events before the school year begins next Wednesday.