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Nicholas Donaldson

Inside look

Local firefighter Wayne Riches helped the Grade 2 class at J.W. Walker into the back of a fire truck cab parked outside the school last Thursday so they could get a first-hand look. In conjunction with Fire Prevention Week (Oct. 8-14), the Fort Frances Fire/Rescue Service made similar visits to St. Michael's and Robert Moore schools to spread the message about fire safety.

New digs

There still is some work to be done but the Nor-West Animal Clinic is set up and ready for business at its new location on McIrvine Road behind Canadian Tire (the former farmers' market building). The new location, which opened Tuesday, offers more parking and easier access as the business continues to serve the veterinary needs of Fort Frances and area.

Fire safety

Local firefighter Wayne Riches had the attention of the Grade 2 class at J.W. Walker School yesterday as he explained some fire safety tips in conjunction with Fire Prevention Week (Oct. 8-14). The Fort Frances Fire/Rescue Service made a similar visit to St.

Bridge open house

Morley Reeve George Heyens (left) was able to ask a few questions and receive some information from officials on the Rainy River-Baudette international bridge replacement project during a public meeting last Wednesday at the Rainy River Recreation Centre. The project now is in the detail design stage, with construction slated to begin in May.