Over $90,000 from the Winnepeg-based Moffat Family Fund was distributed to 17 organizations and groups that work with children during last night's council meeting.
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His first race of the season paid off pretty handsomely for Jamie Davis.
The Fort Frances native roared his way to his first checkered flag in the WISSOTA Midwest Modifieds division in Borderland Racing Association action on Saturday night at the Emo Speedway.
Another great year of Muskie sports has officially come to a close and it was time to dish out some hardware.
Fort High recognized the contributions of its athletes over the past year at its annual awards banquet last Wednesday night at the Townshend Theatre.
And the winners were:
Subaru Motorsport USA's Scott Speed stormed to victory in the first round of the 2019 Americas Rallycross (ARX) Championship at the Cooper Tires ARX of Mid-Ohio last weekend to grab an early points advantage in what is shaping up to be an exciting season of ARX action.
The two-time defending champs are looking great to start the season.
The Fort Frances Braves ran their win streak to start the 2019 Rainy River District Fastball League campaign to seven games with a 10-0 drubbing of the Rainy River Royals on Thursday night.
Jesse Tom homered twice while Jaden Gustafson earned the pitching win for the undefeated Braves (7-0).
There were no new fires in the Northwest Region yesterday but four new ones reported on Saturday.
Fort Frances fire #5 is a 0.2 hectare blaze located north of Kaiashkons Lake. It is being observed.
Kenora fire #30 is currently 5.7 ha. and not under control. The fire is located south of Turtle Lake.
A local school recently learned about the legislative process in Canada first-hand.
On Tuesday at St. Francis School, the Community Outreach Program of the Legislative Assembly took place to teach student's about Ontario's parliament.
“Our programs are typically linked to the school curriculum,” explained Stephanie Brousseau of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.
The Renegades are keeping pace with their fellow juggernauts in the Rainy River District Women's Fastball League standings.
They won their third-straight on Monday night, edging the Big Grassy Lynx 18-17 in a high-scoring thriller.
Karma Andy nabbed the win for the Renegades, who improved their record to 6-1.
Nancy Indian was saddled with the loss for Big Grassy (4-2).
There will no longer be delays for people driving east of the town and those looking to drive into town from the west.
Traffic signals for the construction at the Mill Road overpass were taken down on June 5 and construction is nearly complete.
It was a night of firsts at the Emo Speedway on Saturday.
Both James Lambert of Fort Frances and Dean Kellar of Devlin were able to nab their first-ever feature wins in Borderland Racing Association action.