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Press Release

Fire ban in effect in town

The Fort Frances Fire and Rescue Service has issued a complete fire ban for the Town of Fort Frances.

All outside burning is prohibited, including brush and grass burning, backyard fire pits, or cook stoves that use solid fuels (wood or charcoal).

Burn permits also have been cancelled.

Barbecues that use propane are permitted with extreme caution.

Miners change name

The English River Miners' hockey organization of the SIJHL is pleased to announce that, effective immediately, it has changed its name to the Red Lake Miners.

After careful consideration and thoughtful discussion, the board of directors and membership voted unanimously for the change at the club's annual general meeting held Aug. 7.