Thursday, January 29, 2015
  • Relay race
    Relay race

    Sydney Kellar pulled Jaycie Hamilton in a sled during a relay race held during winter carnival activities at St. Michael’s School on Tuesday. The school also celebrated Family Literacy Day, with fun activities both indoors and outside.

    Relay race
  • Ice castle
    Ice castle

    J.W. Walker students were busy yesterday building an ice castle in the playground. Used as a way to build school spirit and promote teamwork, building the ice castle, which got underway Tuesday, was initiated by Angela Petsnick’s Grade 7 class, with other grades joining in and helping out.

    Ice castle
  • Green Manor
    Green Manor

    Green Manor on Shevlin Avenue and Rose Manor, which is adjacent to it, will be sites of assisted living for high-risk seniors later this year thanks to a new initiative funded by the North West Local Health Integration Network.

    Green Manor
  • Princess storytime
    Princess storytime

    Dressed as their favourite literary characters (Princess Aurora and Queen Elsa), Aubrey Meeks, left, and Lyla Moen read a story together at St. Michael’s School yesterday in celebration of Family Literacy Day. The school also held a winter carnival, with students taking part in a variety of indoor and outdoor activities throughout the day.

    Princess storytime

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M&M Meats notch four wins

Warmer-than-normal weather was accompanied by red-hot action in the Fort Frances Girls’/Women’s Hockey Association.
In Bantam action, Fort Frances M&M Meats nipped the Fort Frances Lakewood Tire Eagles 2-1 on Jan. 22.
Hannah LeDrew and Emily Kaun scored for the victors while Bryanna Dustin replied for the Eagles.

Chamber requests funds for marketing

The Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce has asked council for $9,500 as its annual fee-for-service to market the town and promote tourism.
“We need to really work at promoting ourselves year-round,” said Chamber president Jenny Greenhalgh, who made a presentation to council Monday night along with Chamber manager Annely Armstrong-Thorstad and past president Mark Caron.

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