You are here

Press Release

Library now has ukuleles

The “Maker Space” at the Fort Frances Public Library has a new addition: ukuleles.

Ukuleles have been purchased and are ready to go for our first-ever “Music Lessons in the Library” series.

A five-week program is starting this Wednesday (Feb. 6) for kids aged nine-12, with a community member teaching the group.

Online registration is required as space is limited.

CFOB staffers ratify deal

Unifor Local 324 members at Acadia Broadcasting's CFOB (“The Border”) radio station in Fort Frances voted 80 percent in favour of ratifying a new four-year collective agreement yesterday.

“Unifor members at Acadia Broadcasting were very pleased with the monetary gains and key language improvements achieved in this new contract,” said Unifor national representative Stephen Boon.

Mn. speed limits increasing

The speed limits on several highways in northwestern Minnesota will increase from 55 to 60 m.p.h., according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

The new speed limits take effect when the new signs are posted.

Speed limits lower than 55 m.p.h. along these sections of highway will remain unchanged.