William Fitzgerald was elated to attend his first day at the Fort Frances Nursery School here Tuesday. Children of all ages either returned to school this week or started on a new adventure attending pre-school or kindergarten.
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September is prime time to catch trophy pike in waters across Northwestern Ontario.
Bryan Gustafson showed off part of the 22.49 lbs in his team's day two bag at the Atikokan Bass Classic. It was the third biggest one-day haul in the tournament, which he and fishing partner, Jon Austin, won in 2014. The big catch vaulted them from 10th place to first—for about 30 minutes.
Jeff with a couple of smallmouth bass from his day three catch at the St. Lawrence River.
Sisters Zaila and Phoenix Rose generously donated four backpacks last month, joining the many individuals and businesses on board with this year's “Backpacks for Kids” campaign. Organizers are aiming to get at least 250 backpacks full of school supplies this year.
Smallmouth bass were dominate in the KBI this past weekend and will be the dominant species in the Bassmaster tournament Jeff is fishing this week on the St. Lawrence River.
Carson Ritcey-Thorpe, left, and Piper Hayes make up the duo “Piper & Carson.” Hayes describes herself as a singer-songwriter and mental health advocate, often booking mental health workshops into their tours. The pair will be bringing their folk/roots sound to From the Grind Up tomorrow evening.
Jeanette Armstrong, left, and Lou Ricci, both of Rainy River, were the first two clients to enjoy a ride on the Ami TriShaw, piloted by Jack Elliott.
The Fort Frances Jaycees became the champions of the Thunder Bay Amateur Hockey Association and of Manitoba during an impressive run back in 1953-54. The squad will be one of two teams inducted into the Fort Frances Sports Hall of Fame this Saturday.
Bruce McLeod had a long and distinguished career as a builder while serving his Alma mater, the University of Minnesota∕Duluth, in varying administrative capacities and as the commissioner of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association. The Fort Frances native will be one of five builders inducted into the Fort Frances Sports Hall of Fame this Saturday.