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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.

Pay attention

With work on King’s Highway to continue for about two more weeks, motorists are reminded to obey all of the stop signs along the detour route, including this one for eastbound traffic near the cemetery. On Monday, one new stop sign will be added at the Holmes Avenue intersection for eastbound traffic, thus making it a four-way stop there.

Trip draw

FFHS Grade 12 co-op student Scott Cottam, left, who is doing his placement at Investors Group, drew the winner of the Kiwanis Club’s “Trip of the Month” draw for October yesterday at International Travel Services as Kiwanian Robin Wright looked on. Joanne and Shawn Spence of Fort Frances will be heading to St. Petersburg, Fla.—a trip valued at $3,600.

‘Mothers’ stay perfect

The rest of the Fort Frances Women’s Volleyball League has the “Mother” of all problems to deal with.

How I Set Your Mother made it 3-for-3 with yet another six-point night last night to remain in first place with 18 points.

That’s What She Set has its own three-week streak going—notching another five points to move into second place with 15.

Social media talk

Consultant Ferg Devins of The Devins Network Inc. spoke about the importance of using social media, and provided other marketing advice, during a seminar Tuesday evening at the Copper River Inn here. More than two dozen participants attended the two-hour seminar, which was sponsored by the Rainy River Future Development Corp. and Fort Frances Times.