Deidre Jarvis, food and beverage manager at the Copper River Inn, accepted a résumé from Jacob Bolzan, who is seeking employment after moving back to town from Peterborough. About 15 local businesses participated in a hiring fair that ran there yesterday from 3-7 p.m.
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Jenny Coats of “Jenny ArtSpark" showed of the different prints she creates and sells out of her home during the Mother's Day Market that ran Friday and Saturday at the Fort Frances Curling Club. Coats also provides workshops on these prints for people looking to "ignite” their inner artist.
Seth Lauzon displayed how gravitational waves work using a heavy weight, some fabric, and stepladders he set up to mimic our solar system during this semester's “Co-op Display Day” earlier today at Fort High. Lauzon is doing his co-op in a Grade 12 chemistry class.
“Princesses" Sophie Thomson, Isabella Cain, and Alexis Latter enjoyed fancy sandwiches, tea, and dainties at the "Cinderella Tea” held Saturday afternoon at St. John's Anglican Church here. Those on hand also enjoyed a bake sale and gift basket draw while special guests Snow White, Cinderella, and Sleeping Beauty made an appearance, too.
The Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce's annual Business and Community Expo had a successful two days at the local curling club.
Chamber director Jennifer Soderholm said it was a steady event, with continuous traffic similar to last year's for both Friday and Saturday.
Forty-two vendors set up their booths this year, many of which were new to the expo.
A broken-down fire rescue truck brought the Watten community together during a blaze on Reef Point Road back on Good Friday.
The Watten Volunteer Fire Department's rescue vehicle, a 31-year-old truck donated by Hydro One and converted to suit its needs, failed to pass safety inspection this year and was pulled off the road.
After more than 70 years of providing quality entertainment from across the globe in Borderland, the Border Concert Association is pulling the plug.
The Scott Woods Band will grace the stage in the last performance of the series next Friday (May 5) at the Backus Auditorium in International Falls.
Aaron Meyers, Ryley Booth, and Owen Riches of the FFHS First Responders demonstrated how to properly administer CPR to “Rory,” a $60,000 robot they practise on. He reacts to medical situations like a normal human being so the responders can have a more realistic experience while honing their skills.
Shane Carriene and Sasha Galbraith of Revco Carpet here displayed the different products and services it provides on Saturday afternoon during the Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce's annual Business and Community Expo at the curling club. Besides carpet, the local business carries an array of other renovation essentials, such as paint, blinds, bathtubs, sinks, and fireplaces.
June Caul, Diane Maxey, Lu Neilson, and Verena Zucchiatti enjoyed a Las Vegas-themed party yesterday during Rainycrest's annual volunteer appreciation lunch. Elvis played in the background as those on hand lined up to grab some grub. Games such as “Plinko" and "Spin to Win” also were set up for people to try their luck.