A grand opening was held Friday at the new Fort Frances Tribal Area Health Services' diabetes and foot care clinic that relocated to town earlier this year.
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Naicatchewenin First Nation now is home to nine new on-call emergency first responders.
The community had a first response team in the past but over time, it had become inactive through a lack of interest and some quitting because of the extreme nature of the job.
The Science North “Bluecoats" visited the Fort Frances Public Library last Thursday for a "Make it Move" workshop, which demostrates the science behind gravity, momentum, and biomechanics through hands-on activities.
It was a sunny day to kick off “Pride Week" here yesterday and people of all ages took advantage as they gathered at the new Rainy Lake Square to take part in an open air art studio held by Community Living Fort Frances and District. Ethan and Harley Barnett, along with Emma Barg (right), showed off the flags and ribbon wands they had created in support of "Pride.”
Rachel Mackereth, a Science North “Bluecoat" from Thunder Bay, discussed the difference between weather and climate with a large group of children last Thursday at the Fort Frances Public Library.
Chris Caron, a physiology summer student working at Wright Physio here, dipped his hand in the drum to pick the July winner of the Kiwanis Club's “Trip of the Month” draw Tuesday morning at International Travel Services while local Kiwanian Robin Wright looked on. Marc Foley and Taryn Beukema of Vancouver, B.C. won a tour to London, England and Edinburgh, Scotland valued at $4,300.
The wind picked up into the evening on Sunday but that didn't put a damper on the Canada Day fireworks show! The bright light from the colourful bursts filled the sky, reflecting off the upper Rainy River while creating sillouettes of boats out to get the perfect view.
A group of youngsters (top) gathered as “Princess Annabelle" told the fortunes of their teddy bears at the Fort Frances Public Library's annual "Teddy Bear Picnic" held Friday at the Memorial Sports Centre due to the inclement weather.
Tanya Mueller, front left, and members of the community got together to raise money for the Sunshine Kids Foundation by collecting donations at the new Rainy Lake Square here Saturday morning after participating in an awareness walk, which started at La Place Rendez-Vous.
Canada Day is never over without the annual show of fireworks over the upper Rainy River and once again hundreds of people gathered along the walkway on Colonization Road East to watch the colourful bursts. Some sat on blankets and lawn chairs, others tried to snag a front row seat from their boats in the water, while still others simply viewed from the car.