Thursday, August 21, 2014
  • Building lantern
    Building lantern

    Joe Galbraith channeled his creative side as he built a bamboo-based “withy” lantern during a workshop led by Lindsay Hamilton last Wednesday at the Fort Frances Museum. Due to the overwhelming response, a second workshop was held last night. This workshop filled up too. The workshops were sponsored by Friends of the Museum.

    Building lantern
  • Helping hands
    Helping hands

    Muskie football players Brandon Larson, left, Doug deBernardeaux and Gavin Richardson geared up for an afternoon of heavy lifting for the “Healthy Living” food box program, which distributed fresh produce to Fort Frances residents at the Métis Hall yesterday. Those interested in obtaining a food box next month are invited to pay for a box in advance on Wednesday, Sept.

    Helping hands
  • Women's fastball
    Women's fastball

    Taylor Windego of the Redgut Babes was unable to stretch her RBI triple into an inside-the-park homer as Northwest Bay catcher Shae-Lynn Smith applied the tag in the fourth inning of last night’s 9-8 victory by the Babes.

    Women's fastball
  • Big swing
    Big swing

    Kurtis Wepruk of the Sight & Sound Wolves was looking to go downtown on this swing on Tuesday night at VanJura Park.

    Big swing
  • Teen talent
    Teen talent

    Everette Bannon performed Ed Sheeran’s “The A Team” and several other acoustic songs for a full house during the teen open mic night at the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre last night. The event provides teens the opportunity to showcase their talents in instrumental or vocal music.

    Teen talent

Latest news

Leishman makes Voltigeurs: report

It looks like another Fort Frances Lakers has left the flock—and this one has local connections.
According to a report in Sunday’s edition of L’Express newspaper in Drummondville, Que., forward Hunter Leishman has been confirmed as having earned a roster spot with the Drummondville Voltigeurs of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.

Wolves chew up Warriors

Beef’s Warriors learned on Tuesday to never wake a sleeping pack of Wolves.
After falling behind 4-0 before even getting to the plate, the Sight & Sound Wolves manufactured a massive 14-run second inning and coasted from there to a 19-5 victory at VanJura Park to prevent the Warriors from moving on in the Rainy River District Fastball League playoffs.

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