Tuesday, September 23, 2014
  • Sandbox fun
    Sandbox fun

    Dayton Tuesday and Hallee Galusha, along with other youngsters from the Zaagi-idiwin Aboriginal Headstart program, took full advantage of the pleasant, sunny weather this morning as they played at the Front Street Park. The above-average temperatures look like they might stick around until the end of the month.

    Sandbox fun
  • Shot on Goal
    Shot on Goal

    Lakers’ forward Mason Meyer ripped this shot on goal in the first period against Thunder Bay North Stars’ goalie Eric Mann. Meyer was stopped on this attempt but later scored twice to help the Lakers to a 5-3 victory in their SIJHL regular-season opener Friday night.

    Shot on Goal
  • Inspirational message
    Inspirational message

    Renowned “We Day” motivational speaker Spencer West spoke to Grade 7 and 8 students at the Townshend Theatre yesterday, describing his journey after losing both legs from the pelvis down at the age of five. His message focused on overcoming challenges, and to be inspired to do something to create positive change locally or globally.

    Inspirational message
  • Homestretch
    Homestretch

    Muskie Sydney Beck, left, and Mika Kooistra of the S.C.A.P. Knights powered their way down the homestretch during the junior girls’ division at the Muskie Trailrun yesterday at the Rocky Inlet trails. The competition kicked off the NorWOSSA cross-country running season and was the first time in recent memory that the black-and-gold hosted their own meet.

    Homestretch
  • ‘We Remember Them’
    ‘We Remember Them’

    Beatrice Galbraith looked for a photo of her late father-in-law, Neil Galbraith, who served in both World War I and II, during yesterday’s wine-and-cheese reception to open “We Remember Them,” the new exhibit at the Fort Frances Museum. The exhibit, which is a partnership between the museum, Royal Canadian Legion Br.

    ‘We Remember Them’

Latest news

Work nearly done

Work on Third Street East from Crowe Avenue to Frenette is nearly done.
Operations and Facilities manager Doug Brown told town council last night that all the concrete work is completed now, 100 mm of topsoil has been installed behind the curb and gutter, and the granular material has been put down on the road.

Fire scene still quiet

No new forest fires were reported in the Northwest Region from Sept. 20-22 and there are no active fires at this time.
The forest fire hazard ranges from “low” in the southwest and central portions of the region to “moderate” in sectors of the south-central and most of the northern areas.
This mix of hazards is expected to continue through the week as sunny days are forecast.

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