Crews from the Town of Fort Frances were seen working quickly to clean up the debris scattered throughout town this morning from last night's thunderstorm. A severe thunderstorm warning was in effect last night by Environment Canada, as an area of thunderstorms from the Dakotas and Minnesota were making their way northeastward into northern Ontario.
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Marie-Mai Langevin was carefully measuring out spoonfuls of cupcake batter into individual muffin cups this morning during a cooking camp at Confederation College.
Officials from the town, school board and education organizations gathered yesterday at the site that will become the future home of a new consolidated Kindergarten to Grade 8 Catholic school here.
The Fort Frances “Best Start” Hub is hosting a car seat clinic this Friday (Aug. 24), in partnership with the Couchiching Family Wellbeing Program (CFWP) and United Native Friendship Centre, to promote the health and safety of children by educating and coaching parents and caregivers in car and booster seat safety.
The Georgeson and Jonasson families had their float in the parade again this year, displaying their little bit of history to the fair parade theme “Join the Gold Rush: A Tribute to Gold & Grain" on Saturday.
Another Rainy River Valley Agricultural Society fall fair in Emo has come and gone but a recurring theme was an increase in competitors in a number of popular events this year.
The 4-H beef show and steer auction saw high numbers of participants, with 22 heifers and 33 steers shown over the weekend.
A group of kids who attended the Fort Frances Museum's second “Night at the Museum" event last Thursday posed around a framed photobooth donning themed props inspired by the movie of the same name. There was no shortage of fun as the kids were wrapped in toilet paper like mummies, played games, and painted hieroglyphics.
Audience members of the Emo Fair horse show were excited to see the Gymkhana barrel racing event Saturday afternoon. Cheryl Burghardt was one of 21 competitors in the event, racing against the clock, in a cloverleaf pattern, around each of three barrels as her horse, “Squire to Glow,” kicked up the dirt behind them.
Alyssa Armstrong, right led a group of kids through a “night at the Museum" obstacle course, inspired from the movies with the same name at the Fort Frances Museum on Thursday.
Alyssa Armstrong, right, led a group of kids through a “Night at the Museum" obstacle course, inspired from the movies with the same name, at the Fort Frances Museum on Thursday.