This week marks Local Government Week, which is being promoted by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, the Association of Municipal Managers, Clerks and Treasurers of Ontario, and the Association of Municipalities of Ontario as a time for the public to learn more about municipal government.
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The Fort Frances Jr. Sabres jumped out to an early 5-0 lead, then coasted to a 7-2 win over the still-winless Sioux Lookout Flyers here Friday night.
The Muskie football team wrapped up its regular season Friday in Winnipeg with a 48-0 shellacking at the hands of the undefeated Sturgeon Heights Huskies.
A public meeting was held prior to Tuesday night’s regular council meeting regarding a zoning bylaw amendment for property at 1345 Emo Rd.
The proposed amendment is to rezone the land from “institutional” to “multi-residential,” as Dave Petsnick wants to build a three-unit dwelling there.
With the official deadline to nominate a deserving individual or business for the Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce’s annual business awards having come and gone yesterday, organizers are looking for people to act fast and submit more nominees in three award categories.
Wanted: volunteer coaches.
The Fort Frances Minor Hockey Association’s Midget ‘A’ division has low enrolment this season, but the need for more coaches and volunteer support still is needed to keep it going.
The Fort Frances Curling Club wants to increase the number of teams in its Thursday afternoon ladies’ league—but is having trouble generating interest.
As such, the club will host an open house tomorrow (Oct. 16) at 1 p.m. at the club, which is aimed at showing potential female curlers what the club—and the sport—have to offer.
After a five-week campaign, voters finally will have a chance to make their voices heard with the arrival of election day today.
Polls in Rainy River District are open from 8:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m., which coincides with the polls located in the riding’s Eastern time zone that are open from 9:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Associates of St. Marguerite du Ville is holding its annual winter coat drive.
They want clean, used winter coats in good condition for men, women, and children to be able to give away to the needy.
Those who want to donate coats can drop them off on Tuesday, Oct. 21 from 1-4 p.m. at the Columbus Club (404 Scott St.)
With Christmas less than three months, “Operation Christmas Child,” the annual shoebox campaign, is underway.
The campaign, conducted by Samaritan’s Purse, sends shoeboxes full of small gifts to children in countries ravaged by war, famine, and natural disasters.