Newly-crowned Mini-Queen and King—Cassandra Armstrong and Rustin Chartier—posed with the 2014 Emo Fair Queen Kassidy LeDrew after being awarded their titles last Thursday. The annual mini-royalty pageant was held just before the entertainment portion and crowning of this year’s Emo Fair Queen.
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Orville Councillor, left, lead vocalist and acoustic guitarist of the Wild Horses, helped entertain a crowd at the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre yesterday evening with band member Percy Bird on the harmonica.
Vance Hemphill of Hemphill Heating led his family members through the Emo Fair’s annual parade on Saturday. The parade, which started at the hospital and finished at the fairgrounds, was one of the many weekend events held in conjunction with the always-popular fair.
Caitlin Anderson, centre, smiled after being crowned this year’s Emo Fair Queen yesterday evening upstairs at the Emo Arena following the entertainment portion of the pageant. Kaitlynn Lougheed, right, captured the title of First Princess title with Kassidy Strachan, left, was named Second Princess.
Emo Fair Queen 2014, Kassidy LeDrew, left, quizzed mini-king contestant, Rustin Chartier, yesterday evening at the Emo Arena during the pageant’s question period. Chartier went on to take the 2015 title along with Cassandra Armstrong (not pictured) who was crowned as this year’s mini -queen.
Dairy Queen employees Jenna Clendenning, left, and Liz Henderson, right, posed with owner Candice Kadikoff for the franchise’s “Miracle Treat Day” yesterday. The event was held to fundraise for the Children’s Miracle Network. A whopping 932 Blizzards were sold at the Fort Frances location.
Crystal Smith, Ganawendaasowin Treatment Program team lead, far left, held a ceremonial ribbon with director of Nanandawewinan Shannon Blight, far right, as Weechi-it-te-win Family Services executive director, Laurie Rose, made the first cut with board president Gary Windigo yesterday during the grand opening of the Ganawendaasowin Youth Treatment Centre at 71 McTavish Road.
Weechi-it-te-win Family Services hosted their grand opening for their revamped Ganawendaasowin Youth Treatment program today.
In Dec. 2014, the organization’s board of directors agreed to terminate their lease and move the program to where it is now on 71 McTavish Road.
Fort High student Mathew Nowak already is well aware his Grade 12 experience may fall short of his dreams.
With secondary school teachers set to withdraw from voluntary extra-curricular involvement due to a stalemate in contract talks with the provincial government, he’s not alone.
District farmers once again were on hand last Wednesday evening to check out the Emo Agricultural Research Station.
The annual open house took place at 7 p.m. and although the weather was a little rainy, it didn’t stop those on hand from getting a glimpse at this year’s hot crops.