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Chamber unveils new logo

The Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce is excited to introduce our new logo as we step into our 110th year of continuous service to our members through advocating for changes that will positively affect the business community by lobbying the three branches of government, provide member services, facilitate networking, and new opportunities through community events and local promotion.

SIJHL names more award winners

The SIJHL announced Monday that Brock Aiken of the Thunder Bay North Stars earned the league's Top Goaltender Award for the 2018-19 season.

Aiken picked up the honour over fellow nominees Zach Willms (Red Lake Miners) and Bailey Schmitz (Thief River Falls Norskies).

The winner was determined in voting completed by each of the SIJHL's six clubs.

Budget good for region: MP

The 2019 federal budget is good news for Northwestern Ontario, according to Thunder Bay-Rainy River MP Don Rusnak.

He highlighted a $6-billion investment into a national plan to increase high-speed internet access to 100 percent of Canadians by 2030 as proof of this government's commitment to the needs of rural and northern communities.

'Garden of Life' needs your help

The Riverside Foundation for Health Care is looking at revitalizing the “Garden of Life” located in front of La Verendrye General Hospital.

The garden, a dream of liver recipient Patti-Jo Reid, had its sod-turning ceremony in 1999. It was developed to symbolize the chance of new life through the kindness and selfishness of those who choose to donate their organs.

IBRT ready for 'Bowl' gig

Icebox Radio Theater of International Falls is proud to present the classic Edgar Allen Poe story, “The Fall of the House of Usher,” on Sunday, April 14 at 3 p.m. at the Bryant Lake Bowl in Minneapolis.

This production is an original adaptation of the classic tale of terror, with script by IBRT artistic director Jeffrey Adams.

SIJHL finalists announced

The SIJHL announced Friday the finalists for each of its individual awards for the 2018-19 regular season.

Voting for these honours was completed by each of the league's six-member clubs.

Out of these finalists, the winner of each individual honour will be announced over the course of the coming days leading up to the conclusion of the Bill Salonen Cup playoffs.