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Family Day fun lined up

Whether you want to get active outdoors or stay inside and have fun, there’s a slew of Family Day activities in store locally on Monday.

The Memorial Sports Centre here will host a free family skate from 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. and a free family swim from 1:15-3 p.m.

A parent or guardian must accompany their children on the ice or in the water.

Taylor nabs swimming award

A Fort Frances swimmer was deemed the cream of the crop last week.

Donovan Taylor was named the Summit League Conference swimmer-of-the-week after a terrific effort representing the South Dakota State Jackrabbits at the Minnesota Challenge meet in Minneapolis on the weekend.

The former Fort Frances Aquanaut swam to gold in the 200m I.M. and 200m butterfly.

Rink stumbles

This is not how a contender is supposed to act.

The Dylan Johnston rink from Thunder Bay, featuring Devlin native Mike Badiuk at third and Travis Showalter from Nestor Falls at lead, are in an early hole after an 0-2 start yesterday at the men’s provincial playdowns in North Bay.

Laker tops

It took 20 weeks but the best offensive producer in the SIJHL finally got his due.

Fort Frances Lakers’ forward Dylan Robertson yesterday was named the Amyotte’s Awards & Promotions performer-of-the-week after helping his team to a pair of weekend wins.

Town council faces lengthy agenda

Town council is sporting a full agenda this evening, with a slew of presenters slated.

First up, council will receive a presentation from Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre CEO Alicia Subnaik Kilgour and board chair Andrew Hallikas on the library’s new strategic plan.

Then it will hear from resident Carey Basaraba regarding proper protocols for government.