Friday, December 19, 2014
  • Christmas sightseers
    Christmas sightseers

    Local seniors enjoyed a bus tour of Fort Frances to see Christmas lights displays during the “Tournament of Lights” yesterday evening. Volunteers Cassie McLellan and Taylor Clinker served up snacks while Verlaine Rodrigues led the bus in song. Herman Rodrigues drove the bus. A total of 39 bus riders also were given gift bags made by some Early Years students at Robert Moore.

    Christmas sightseers
  • Open net
    Open net

    Muskie captain Amy Penner (13) appeared to have Sioux Lookout Warriors’ goalie Alex Morin at her mercy but she couldn’t quite finish off this scoring chance in the third period of Fort High’s 16-1 rout here Tuesday night.

    Open net
  • Santa smiles
    Santa smiles

    Gianna Gushulak was thrilled to visit with Santa Claus at the Fort Frances Nursery School yesterday. All the children received books from the jolly old elf.

    Santa smiles
  • Santa skit
    Santa skit

    Students in the junior grades at J.W. Walker School rehearsed the musical, “A Storybook Christmas,” there this morning, which was preceded by the Grade 7-8 band playing a variety of holiday songs. The annual Christmas concert goes tonight at 6:30 p.m. The Early Years and primary classes performed their concerts there last night.

    Santa skit
  • Youth choir
    Youth choir

    The Rainy River District Youth Choir performed for family and friends alike during their Christmas concert at Zion Lutheran Church here last Wednesday evening. The choir, directed by Christina Campagna, will be resuming Jan. 7 and new members are welcome. For more info, call Campagna at 270-7865.

    Youth choir

Latest news

Collection schedule out

It’s that time again.
The 2015-16 garbage and recycling collection schedule soon will be delivered to town residents.
The two-sided refuse schedule notes all of the pick-up dates for 2015 on one side, and for 2016 on the other.
Environmental and Facilities superintendent Doug Herr said some local groups will be distributing the schedule before the end of December.

Muskie girls win in rout

It was difficult to determine which of Rob Favot’s decisions elicited the most head-scratching and confusion.
But all the them combined made for a really long night for his Sioux Lookout Warriors.
Annalise Hayes had four goals while Claire Sandelovich added a hat trick as the Muskie girls’ hockey team routed the Warriors 16-1 in NorWOSSA action here Tuesday night.

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