Sunday, April 19, 2015
  • League final
    League final

    Kayla Windego of One Hit Wonders (69) and Lena Copenace of Kiss My Pass engaged in a fierce net battle during the third set of the final of the Fort Frances Women’s Volleyball League last night at Fort High. Kiss My Pass upset One Hit Wonders, the league’s top team during the regular season, by a 3-1 margin (16-25, 25-22, 25-19, and 25-19).

    League final
  • Totally awesome!
    Totally awesome!

    Students from Christa Gibson’s Grade 4 class at Robert Moore School showed off their ’80s style during a theme day there yesterday. Neon colours, leg warmers, and crimped hair were the dress code for the day.

    Totally awesome!
  • Fashion models
    Fashion models

    Fort High students Kayla Stang, left, Socorro Galusha, Hailey Beaudry, Nicole Gage, and Nicole LePine struck a pose during a fashion show yesterday in conjunction with the annual luncheon for Rainycrest volunteers, which this year’s theme being “An Afternoon in Paris.” After enjoying a delicious lunch, voulunteers were served a plate of crêpes for desert.

    Fashion models
  • ‘Seed  Library’ set to launch
    ‘Seed  Library’ set to launch

    Librarian Penny Shumaker tended to the new “Seed Library” at the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre in preparation for its launch this Wednesday (April 22) to coincide with “Earth Day.” The library will be giving away sunflower starter kits from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. that day.

    ‘Seed  Library’ set to launch
  • Inertia demo
    Inertia demo

    Grade 7 student Sammy Stone demonstrated Newton’s First Law of Motion—inertia—by performing the impressive “whip-off-the-tablecloth” trick during the “Around the World” family science night Tuesday at J.W. Walker School.

    Inertia demo

Latest news

Tile drainage project funded

The Rainy River Future Development Corp. has received $2 million from the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corp. to clear land and install tile drainage in the west end of Rainy River District.
The province announced today it is investing in Northern Ontario farming projects that will improve agricultural land, diversify crops, and expand business.

‘Seed Library’ set to launch

The Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre is growing in more ways than ever.
On Earth Day (April 22), the library will launch its new “Seed Library,” a free, accessible community seed resource.
Library CEO Alicia Subnaik Kilgour said the public is welcome to drop by and pick up free sunflower starter kits, as well as learn about the new resource.

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