Saturday, March 28, 2015
  • Cookies galore
    Cookies galore

    Tatum Glowasky, left, Darnell Kempf, and Joe Hardy, from Debbie Jean’s Grade 5/6 class at St. Francis School, displayed some of the tasty goodies available during their bake sale yesterday. The students raised $410, which will be sent to a Third World country to create clean water.

    Cookies galore
  • ‘Relay’ kick-off
    ‘Relay’ kick-off

    Samantha Manty, director of the Riverside Foundation for Health Care, demonstrated some easy fundraising ideas for teams during the “Relay Reunion” last night at From the Grind Up here. The event was an official kick-off for this year’s “Relay,” which is set for June 27 from noon until midnight at Fort High. There still is time to get involved.

    ‘Relay’ kick-off
  • Art project
    Art project

    Several tweens and teens dropped by the Fort Frances Public Library last Friday to take part in an art project in conjunction with March Break activities there. They used sheets of music and watercolours to create spectacular works of art.

    Art project
  • New dock
    New dock

    C.J. Contracting began building a new dock behind La Place Rendez-Vous earlier this week. The old one had been damaged in last year’s flooding. The main dock at the Vous—the one closest to the dining area and lounge—was replaced back in the fall.

    New dock
  • French stories
    French stories

    Madame Meghan Spooner read the story, “La grenouille avec une grande bouche,” to youngsters at the inaugural French Storytime at the Fort Frances Public Library on Tuesday afternoon. The half-hour session is running on Tuesdays for three more weeks, beginning at 4 p.m. Anyone is welcome to take part in the songs, stories, and conversation en français.

    French stories

Latest news

Strachan, DeBenedet edged for SIJHL awards

Wayne Strachan will match wits tonight with the man deemed to be the top bench boss in the SIJHL this season.
The league announced yesterday that coach-of-the-year honours went to Jeremy Adduono of the Thunder Bay North Stars.
Kurt Walsten (Dryden GM Ice Dogs) was the other finalist for the award.

District records first fire

Rainy River District has seen its first grass fire of 2015, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry reported.
A 4.3-hectare grass fire was reported Tuesday on the wildland reserve in Dawson Township, about 10 km north of Rainy River.
The Dawson fire department initially responded to the blaze, with the MNRF arriving later, at which time both parties worked together to put it “out.”

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