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More people running

With one day left to file for the Oct. 22 municipal election, yet more district residents have stepped forward to run as school board trustees and for spots on their respective municipal councils.

John McTaggart is the latest to put his hat in the ring to run for a seat on Fort Frances town council.

Beavers ground T-Birdies

After rolling to a league-best 14-1 record in the regular season, the Northwest Bay Beavers kept that momentum going in its first Rainy River District Women's Fastball League playoff action of the year.

Darcy Smith pitched brilliantly to pace the Beavers to a 22-2 rout of the ninth-ranked Manitou T-Birdies last night.

Lakers ink pair

Fort Frances Lakers' head coach and general manager Wayne Strachan wanted to make it a priority to add more local talent to the roster this off-season in order to generate more interest in the team from the community.

More candidates file

Alberton Township councillor Mike Ford filed to run for reeve in the Oct. 22 municipal election.

Ford filed his nomination papers yesterday.

Incumbent Coun. Jennifer Johnson also filed yesterday to run for a seat on Alberton council.

Open air art studio making return here

The Community Living Fort Frances and District open air art studio is returning for a second year, with the first session set for this Monday (July 9).

The studio will be held from 3-7 p.m. at the Rainy Lake Square, with participants making “Pride” flags and ribbon wands in conjunction with Borderland Pride.

After all, next week is “Pride Week” in Borderland.