Vicki and Dave Ogilvie were busy selling T-shirts commemorating the 35th anniversary of the Terry Fox Run on Saturday outside of Canadian Tire here. The local “Marathon of Hope” is set to go this Sunday (Sept. 20) at the Sorting Gap Marina, with registration beginning at 1:30 p.m. and the run going at 2 p.m. T-shirts, which cost $20, also will be available at the event.
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The Rainy River District OPP has located a missing youth.
Sarah Cupp, 15, was found safe and sound yesterday evening.
She was reported missing early yesterday after having been last seen on Friday leaving Fort Frances High School.
Westbound traffic will be able to resume using King’s Highway at Central Avenue starting late this afternoon.
The detour has been modified now that the first stage of the reconstruction from York Avenue to Wright Avenue has been paved.
Traffic will flow as normal up to the Webster Avenue intersection.
The Fort Frances Curling Club is requesting a meeting with the town to discuss its tax arrears situation.
In a letter from club president Ron Silver, he informed council that despite the best efforts of management, it’s been tough to make ends meet.
The Shops on Scott (BIA) is asking the town for a hand in making a few improvements on Scott Street.
Council will receive a few written requests from the downtown business group at its regular meeting tonight.
The first is for Public Works to remove a number of trees that have died so the group can replace them with new ones.
With all the shots flying in his direction, Pierce Dushenko must have felt like he was in the middle of a “Duck Dynasty” episode—playing the role of the duck.
The Steinbach Pistons outshot the Fort Frances Lakers 50-16 as the MJHL runners-up from last season completed a home-and-home pre-season sweep with a 4-1 win there Friday night.
The Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce has some chefs lined up for its annual “Great Canadian Chili Cook-Off” this Wednesday (Sept. 16) but is leaving the door open a little longer for those who may be hesitating.
Chamber executive director Jennifer Soderholm said seven teams have signed up to enter chili in the contest but there’s room for five more.
Town council will vote Monday night to approve an agreement with JMX Contracting Inc. for the demolition of the Rainy Lake Hotel.
The Gormley, Ont. contractor had submitted a bid of $597,432.96 to take down the vacant building.
The Fort Frances Lakers dug themselves a hole from which they couldn’t quite climb out.
Luke Amsbaugh tallied twice as the Steinbach Pistons (MJHL) doubled the Lakers 4-2 in pre-season action Friday night at the Ice For Kids Arena.
The Lakers (0-2) were down 1-0 after the first period, then gave up two goals 1:08 apart late in the second to trail 3-0.
The crew of “Fool’s Gold” is hoping everyone will tune in to see the first two episodes of Season 2 when it premiers tonight at 7 p.m. on Discovery.
About 100 fans turned out to a launch party Friday night at the Copper River Inn, where they took in a pre-screening of the first two episodes.
“It’s wonderful,” Fort Frances Coun. John Albanese beamed after watching the shows.