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A stroke can be one of the most frightening experiences in a lifetime.
The condition can be sudden and fatal, and even if a patient survives there can be severe neurological damage, as the brain suffers from an impact to blood supply during a stroke.
Achilles Morrisseau was almost free of the chair as Seven Gens' hairstyling student Jaida Nash, left, and program instructor April DeGagne put the finishing touches on his brand-new 'do on Friday.
It wasn't exactly business as usual at the Seven Generations salon on Friday.
“It's rare to see it so busy in here,” Don Eldridge said.
Eldridge is the post-secondary co-ordinator at Seven Generations Education Institute. He was at the salon building, located at 540 King's Highway, because of a special event that was happening.
The Fort Frances Museum and Cultural Centre opened its newest temporary exhibit on Wednesday.
The photo exhibit, “Taking Back our Natural World” showcases pieces that highlight the driving forces of climate change, as well as the impact those forces have had on the planet so far.
The two prize-winning artist submissions to the “Taking Back our Natural World" exhibit are displayed at the Fort Frances Museum. The second-place winner "Crying Earth" by Arunima Kulmitra, left, and first-place winner "Plastic Plague” by S. LeBlanc were awarded a combined total of $500, with both prizes being donated by New Gold Inc.
Ryleigh Tucker showed off the yarn creation she made at “Tween Club" at the Fort Frances Library Technology Centre yesterday. The club used yards of yarn, cardboard discs and glue to create pom-poms and other fibrous figures. The "Tween Club” meets at the library each Monday from 4-5 p.m. until June 17, and is open to kids aged nine-12.
If Fido and Spot are getting restless this week, there's a “paw-some” opportunity coming up to get them out and active while at the same time helping someone in need.
The Pet Valu Walk for Dog Guides, held in support of the Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guide program, is ready to run this Sunday at the Sorting Gap Marina.
It's not every day your local MPP stops by for lunch.
The Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce held their annual general meeting Tuesday at the Copper River Inn. MPP Greg Rickford was on hand to attend the meeting and deliver a talk as one of two guest speakers.
The Fort Frances High School Grade 8 Band, led by Jody Bonner-Vickers, performed this morning for the final day of the Rainy River District Festival of the Performing Arts. The afternoon and evening instrumental sessions today will conclude the adjudicated portions of the festival. The annual highlights concert will take place next Tuesday (April 30) at 6:30 p.m. at the Townshend Theatre.