Rattle baits designed for bass can be great ice baits for lake trout.
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Hudson Mann had his opponent in a world of difficulty during one of his recent matches. The Fort native, who is in Grade 7, wrestled up in the Grade 8 division but snagged a third-place finish at the North Shore Classic on Feb. 3 in Proctor, Mn. He then followed that up by claiming first place at the Jaycee Open the following day in Fertile.
A free lunch for all community volunteers, hosted by the Fort Frances Volunteer Bureau and Judy Kielczewski, was held Saturday at the old CN station. More than 80 volunteers dropped by from noon-2 p.m. to have a meal consisting of sloppy joes, coleslaw, potato chips, and dessert.
Tourism, Culture and Sport minister Daiene Varnile, left, congratulated Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre CEO Caroline Goulding, Atikokan town councillor and library board member Mary Makarenko, local librarian Nadine Mutz, Atikokan Public Library CEO Tracey Sinclair, and Fort Frances Public Library board chair Andrew Hallikas on receiving the Minister's Award for Innovation—Small L
Portable shelters are great for making expeditions into back-country lakes.
Jeanette Easton dropped off some gently-used women's business attire at Curvy Chick on Saturday as part of the “Dress for Work” clothing drive. Owner Jennifer Horton said the store was busy with donations on Saturday, although she also received drop-offs during the week leading up to it. Horton will be providing the donated clothes to women in need as a free service starting this spring.
Jeff Gustafson with a six-pound bass he caught last week at Lake Okeechobee.
Shannon Carlson, seen here with “Jack," has been invited to take part in the Winnipeg Humane Society's telethon on March 24 after she donated copies of her book, "Jack the Husky Gets Rescued," to the society's "See Spot Read” program.
Dr. Barry Campbell will be the guest speaker at next Saturday's “Forget Me Not” dinner.
The refurbishing of the “Owandem"—the little sister to the "Hallett"—is coming along. Mark Faragher has sandblasted and primed one side of the vessel at his BodyWorks shop in Devlin.