Tuesday, July 28, 2015
  • Easy out?
    Easy out?

    Manitou Blaze pitcher Karma Andy looked to have an easy out on this grounder by Fort Frances Her-icanes’ hitter Kristina Bombay. But the toss to first was dropped by Bev Cochrane, allowing Jessica Woodgate to score in their Rainy River District Women’s Fastball League second-round playoff game yesterday evening at VanJura.

    Easy out?
  • Recycling compactor
    Recycling compactor

    Operations and Facilities manager Doug Brown fed some cardboard into one of the new compactor units at the recycling depot on Sixth Street West yesterday morning.

    Recycling compactor
  • Talking archaeology
    Talking archaeology

    Licensed archaeologist John Pollock gave a detailed presentation on the four stages of New Gold’s Rainy River project Friday afternoon at the Kay-Nah-Chi-Wah-Nung Historical Centre. The presentation was part of “Archaeology Day” held there from noon-4 p.m. to give those on hand an update on New Gold’s archeological findings at its mine site north of Barwick.

    Talking archaeology
  • 'Battle song'
    'Battle song'

    “Quest for the Best” finalists Katelyn Shortreed and Ken Kellar competed in a heated “battle song” featuring Survivor’s “Eye of the Tiger” on Friday night under the big tent at the Sorting Gap Marina. Shortreed wound up capturing first place out of the 20 acts.

    'Battle song'
  • FFCBC Champs
    FFCBC Champs

    Steve Sandberg, left, and his brother, Scott, of Minnesota captured their first Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship title Saturday at the Sorting Gap Marina with a three-day total weight of 52.13 pounds. They were the only team to break the 50-pound barrier.

    FFCBC Champs

Latest news

Downtown parking on council’s radar

Downtown parking and parking meters will be just one of dozens of issues members of council and town management will look at over the next three years as part of its strategic planning.

Emo water restrictions to be lifted

Township of Emo residents should be able to use water regularly again by tomorrow.
A notice to refrain from non-essential water use was posted on the township’s website because of unexpected issues at the Emo water treatment plant.
CAO/Clerk-Treasurer Bridget Beck said this morning the issues currently are in the process of being resolved.

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