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Convo plate

Nancy Daley Fulton handed Linda Plumridge a “convo plate” at the Fort Frances Times' office earlier this month in conjunction with Mental Health Week. They are small ceramic plates that aim to spark conversations about mental health. Once someone receives the plate, they pass it on to a friend. There are hundreds of these plates in circulation and many have travelled around the world.

Lady Raiders pluck T-Birdies

It started out as a promising night for the Manitou T-Birdies offensively.

One pitching change changed all that.

Manitou scored six runs in the first inning and only one more in the next six as the Couchiching Lady Raiders powered their way to a 23-7 victory over the T-Birdies in Manitou as part of this past Monday's action in the Rainy River District Women's Fastball League.

District sports roundup

Susan Livingston's legacy continues to grow.

The Fort Frances native, who passed away in 2015 at the age of 49 from cancer, was one of 133 alumni listed for special recognition as part of the University of Winnipeg's “Impact 50” celebrations honouring the post-secondary institution's half-century of existence.

Local bowler to head zone

A local bowler is taking over as president of the Sunset Country 5 Pin Bowling Association.

Times' editor Mike Behan was elected to the position during the SC5PBA's spring meeting held Sunday morning in Dryden.

Behan, who has been president of the Fort Frances Bowling Club for the past three years, officially begins the two-year term in September.