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‘Trunk or Treat’ a go

The “Project Safe Hallowe’en” committee is hoping everyone will save the date for this year’s “Trunk or Treat,” which will be held Saturday, Oct. 31 from 4-6 p.m. at the Fort Frances Public Library.

Organizers are wanting to pack the parking lot with decorated vehicles so children can go trick-or-treating in a fun and safe environment.

Arpin races in Barbados

This was no Caribbean cruise.

Fort Frances native Steve Arpin sped his way to a fourth-place finish in the final of Sunday’s Red Bull Global Rallycross event at the Bushy Park race track in Barbados.

Running his Ford Fiesta ST for Chip Ganassi Racing, Arpin came in 7.716 seconds behind Tanner Foust (Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross), who swept both finals.

Treasure trove

Jean Richards of the Fine Line Art Gallery looked over a collection of paintings by the late Teddy Bone, which recently were donated to the Mowat Avenue gallery. With Bone’s family’s permission, the gallery is looking to sell the paintings.

Muskies remain perfect

The Muskie court teams are almost halfway to an astounding accomplishment of ultimate perfection.

All four squads sit in first place in their respective divisions with 3-0 records following a sweep of the winless Kenora Broncos in NorWOSSA action there Tuesday.

In junior girls’ basketball, Abby Sanders had a game-high 10 points as Fort High romped to a 41-15 victory.

Museum gala in works

Tickets for the Friends of the Museum’s fourth-annual fall fundraiser gala are now on sale.

Entitled “Cut A Rug,” the wine-and-cheese fundraiser will take place Thursday, Nov. 5 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the Fort Frances Museum.

Literacy results to be released

The Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test results will be presented to Rainy River District School Board trustees at their regular meeting tonight at Rainy River High School.

At total of 220 students attempted the test in March—a participation rate of 92 percent, which is comparable with the provincial participation rate of 93 percent.

Minerva paces Lakers

After three quiet games, Nick Minerva decided it was time to make some noise.

The defenceman had a goal and two assists—his first three points of the season—to spark the Fort Frances Lakers to a 5-2 victory over the visiting Minnesota Iron Rangers on Saturday night.