Thursday, October 30, 2014
  • ‘Wings’ exhibit
    ‘Wings’ exhibit

    Michael Dawber, CEO of the Rainy River Public Library, displayed a virtual photo-art installation entitled “Wings” at the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre. The digital exhibit has been there since last week in celebration of Ontario Public Library Week.

    ‘Wings’ exhibit
  • Science experiment
    Science experiment

    J.W. Walker student Logan Morris tested strips yesterday to determine the source of a simulated “outbreak” in the class. The science lesson investigating epidemics was taught by Lakehead University staffers Mary Chang and Brenda Magajna through the “BioTrek” program, which is funded by the Natural Science and Engineering Research Council.

    Science experiment
  • Up for bid
    Up for bid

    This stunning print of “On a Wing” by local artist Cher Pruys, featuring the R.A.F. Pathfinders No. 635 aircrew with a Lancaster bomber, is among the silent auction items that will be up for bid next Thursday (Nov. 6) during “An Evening at the Officers’ Club,” a wine-and-cheese gala at the Fort Frances Museum.

    Up for bid
  • Food driv
    Food driv

    Sunset County Ford sales consultant Bob Stuart loaded a case of Kraft Dinner into a Ford Escape yesterday at Safeway, where he was collecting food donations for the annual “We Scare Hunger” campaign. One lucky food donor will win 1,000 “Go Local” points.

    Food driv

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Students to be collecting food

In addition to giving out candy to costumed kids on Hallowe’en, local residents also will be visited by Fort High students looking for non-perishable food items to give to a good cause.
Student council members once again will participate in an event called “We Scare Hunger” by collecting food items door-to-door tomorrow evening.

Late goal sinks Lakers

A power play with a short circuit caused the Fort Frances Lakers to have their night end with an unpleasant shock.
Nicholas Nigro’s tally with 2:32 to go lifted the host Thunder Bay North Stars to a 3-2 victory last night.
With the loss, the Lakers (10-5-1) saw its lead over the second-place North Stars (9-5) shrink to three points.
Thunder Bay also holds two games in hand.

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