The line of “Tour de Fort" attendees snaked around the Fort High cafeteria yesterday evening as they waited to have their passports stamped to be let into the Townshend Theatre for the first concert of the 2017-18 season. The show was "The Way We Feel,” which celebrated the music of Gordon Lightfoot with a handful of performers playing their versions of the iconic songwriter's music.
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Rya Hawrylak, Emma Howarth, Shaelynn Kino, and Erica Bowie worked on some watercolour paintings this morning during the annual “I am Awesome (And I Know it!)” girls' self-esteem retreat at Sunny Cove Camp. The girls arrived yesterday afternoon and will stay until Sunday, participating in discussions, workshops, and other confidence-building activities.
Grade 11 students at Fort Frances High School were treated to “The Sweet Life Road Show” on Tuesday morning.
The owner of Rainy River Cannabis Collective here has a message for the Government of Ontario concerning its plans for marijuana legislation: leave medicinal marijuana alone.
The Rainy River District School Board once again is taking steps to try and implement a “community safety zone” in front of Crossroads School along Highway 613 North.
A meeting was held at the Devlin school Monday night to hear the concerns of parents and community members, as well as gather ideas to submit to the Ministry of Transportation.
Shirley Teeple and Melinda Romyn sat down with their meals at the Rainy River Valley Agricultural Society's “Country Fair Harvest Dinner” on Saturday evening at the Emo Arena. The dinner kicked off the fundraising effort in support of the planned renovation of the exhibition hall and reconstruction of the food venue buildings at the Emo fairgrounds.
Josh Sayers, the biologist who has been studying badgers in this area since early spring, gave a preliminary report of his findings at a meeting of the Rainy River District Stewardship last Thursday evening.
During the meeting, held at the MNRF fire headquarters here, Sayers told the group it's too early to tell the status of badgers here, but he can say for sure that they are here.
A new school year means a new start for “Project Sunset,” the youth engagement program led by the OPP for Crossroads students in Grades 5-8.
The program also is run at schools in Kenora, Dryden, and Sioux Lookout.
Sept. 10-16 marks National Direct Support Professionals Appreciation Week, and Community Living Fort Frances and District is celebrating the occasion by highlighting a few of its hard-working staff.
CLFFD is a non-profit, charitable organization that provides support to individuals who have a developmental disability.
George Oltsher drove his 1927 Whippet (above) while the Stratton Post Office displayed a historical set-up (below) during the “Ontario 150” parade held there Saturday. Other events included a vendor-blendor, children's activities, a fastball game, and a mini tug-of-war tournament to celebrate the milestone.