Macarthur Wilde, left, in the role of Ren McCormack, and Brianna Eldridge (Ariel) showed off their moves during a dress rehearsal for the Fort Frances High School's production of “Footloose The Musical.” The adaptation of the 1984 classic is set to open tonight at 7:30 p.m., and will run through Saturday at the Townshend Theatre. See story A2.
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Bryson DeGagne, front right, and Raelle Ducharme walked Zoe and Darla during the Voyageur Lion Club's Walk for Dog Guides on Sunday. DeGagne raised $890 for the walk, the most for the day, and also the club record for the most money raised by an individual.
Emcee Melanie Williams of Party Rock DJ Services took to the stage to direct those attending the “Spring in Hawaii Gala" at the Emo Arena to the different tables set up for the night. The gala also featured "Island Breeze,” a group from Steinbach that played familiar tunes with an island twist, and showed off some Polynesian dance moves.
George Meekis, left, Nikita Morrisseau, Darcy Whitecrow, Stephanie Legree and Jess Wilson posed for a photo at the “We Wear Red” BBQ held at the Fort Frances Tribal Area Health Services building on King's Highway on Sunday. Whitecrow is a National Aboriginal Representative for the United Steelworkers (USW) union.
Grade 7 and 8 students from Robert Moore School will be going to Fort Frances High School this fall.
Rosina Woodgate, right, collected playing cards from her parents, Maria and Shawn Woodgate, as they sharpened their number skills at the Math Night held at the Couchiching Multi-use Facility on Thursday evening.
Mother's Day is a special day for moms across the district, but there's an additional special occasion to celebrate this Sunday.
The Borderland Community Orchestra will be holding a Mother's Day concert at 2:00 p.m. at the Townshend Theatre to celebrate its 20th anniversary.
Alexis Latter performed “Protecto, Kid Hero!" from "Between Good & Evil" at the Rainy River District Festival of the Performing Arts' "Highlights Concert.” Latter was awarded the Bertha Livingstone Award, Elementary for the Most Promising Student (Grade 5) and was also recommended to the Manitoba Provincial Festival for drama.
Staff and supporters of the Fort Frances branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association and Fort Frances Mayor June Caul held up the CMHA flag for “Mental Health Week" on Monday.
Another “pup-tacular” walk is in the books.
The Voyageur Lions Club held their annual Pet-Valu Walk for Dog Guides on Sunday afternoon at the Sorting Gap Marina.
Organizer Gaby Hanzuk said that this year's walk was a great success.
“The final amount raised is $1,475,” she shared.
“That's a really good year for us.”