Fort High student Kylie Stafford, left, played Rapunzel while Maya Davis played Rapunzel's prince during “The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon” that was performed Friday to Sunday night at the Townshend Theatre.
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“Woody” Woods did the honour of busting open a barrel of whisky during the Cantilever Distillery's launch celebration in Rainer on Friday afternoon. Those who attended the celebration heard speeches from the distillery's founders and also enjoyed a glass of whisky straight from the freshly-opened keg.
Fort High students Tristan Councillor, Yasmeen Elkneir, and Katelyn Bruyere acted out a scene from “The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon” last Thursday in the Townshend Theatre to prepare for the upcoming show. The 25-person cast will deliver two-hour performances from tommorow through Sunday (Oct. 26-28) starting at 7 p.m.
The new Husky retailer/owner Waqas Altaf, left, and district manager Jeff Ross shared a big smile as they celebrated Customer Appreciation Day there last Thursday. Those who entered the store that day were welcome to enjoy a free piece of cake and a beverage.
A load of good laughs, great times, and awesome performances are coming to the Townshend Theatre later this week.
Running Friday to Sunday (Oct. 26-28) from 7-9 p.m., “The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon” will be performed by Fort High students in Grades 7-12.
While many parts of the province saw a five-cent reduction in gas prices in mid-September, the cost across the district has remained the same.
“This a huge source of frustration for me,” Energy minister and local MPP Greg Rickford told the Times on Friday afternoon.
The incoming trustees for the Rainy River District School Board feature mostly fresh faces, with only two incumbents being re-elected Monday.
David Kircher and Raymond Roy will be back to fill the two trustee seats for Fort Frances-Mine Centre.
Former trustee John Fuhrer (Emo-Chapple-Sioux Narrows-Nestor Falls) is back on the board having served in the 90s.
Rainy River Mayor Debbie Ewald is set to serve her fourth-straight term at the helm but says it could be her last.
Mayor Ewald, who ran unopposed, said she put her name forward again to ensure the completion of a lot of infrastructure projects that were started during her previous term.
Fort High students Olivia Eldrige, left, and Joanna Empey rehearsed scenes from “The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon” last Thursday at the Townshend Theatre to prepare for their upcoming performances there. The play is set to run Oct. 26-28 from 7-9 p.m.
Attention fright seekers! The Knox United Church basement here is being converted into the ultimate haunted house during the days leading up to Hallowe'en.
And the brave souls who dare to walk through can expect to be thoroughly startled from start to finish.