In a race named after turkeys, Jenny Hammond and her Muskie teammates’ performance was the farthest thing from resembling the traditional Thanksgiving bird.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Fort Frances’ annual unique duathlon of curling and golf didn’t come down to a draw to the button or a draw shot around some trees.
Instead, it was a Las Vegas-style draw from a deck of cards.
Defenceman Brandon Zajicek likely will make his debut tonight when the Fort Frances Lakers host the Dryden GM Ice Dogs.
Zajicek was signed to replace blueliner Craig Murray, whom Lakers’ head coach and general manager Wayne Strachan said has left the team.
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.
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.