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Tax deal reached for curling club

Town council will enter into an agreement with the Fort Frances Curling Club to help it pay off tax arrears.

As per the agreement, the club must pay the town $5,000 by the end of October.

Then starting Nov. 30, it must follow a payment schedule by which the club will pay the remaining outstanding tax amount of $15,243.51 in equal payments over 18 months.

Perfect nights for five teams

Four other teams in the Fort Frances Women’s Volleyball League proved that taking care of business isn’t just a “Mother’s” prerogative.

League-leading How I Set Your Mother was on top of its game again last night, registering its fourth-straight six-point night to boost its season total to 24.

But they weren’t alone in maximizing their production.

Advance poll open through Monday

Why not be thankful for your democratic freedom this Thanksgiving weekend and vote in the advance poll for the federal election?

Advance polls are open today through Monday (Oct. 9-12) from noon-8 p.m. at the Copper River Inn in Fort Frances and the rec centre in Rainy River.

Remember to bring along your voter information card the you should have received in the mail.

‘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.