Friday, July 31, 2015
  • Scoring run
    Scoring run

    Chris Morrisseau of the Couchiching Raiders zipped home in front of the relay throw to catcher Brandon Gustafson of Windey’s Warriors after Reo Walton’s RBI single in the fourth inning yesterday evening. Couchiching went on to beat the Warriors 11-5 in an East Division elimination game at Couchiching.

    Scoring run
  • Powerful swing
    Powerful swing

    Former Fort Frances resident Chris Neurinski, now living and working in Abu Dhabi, ripped a drive off the first tee at Kitchen Creek yesterday. The club hosted its club championships this week, with Maureen Thomson winning the ladies’ title on Tuesday. The senior men’s event was cancelled Wednesday while results for yesterday’s men’s championship were not available at press time.

    Powerful swing
  • Book signing
    Book signing

    Atikokan author Sophie (Hajdu) Fogg, right, smiled as she signed one of her books for Erma Armit yesterday evening at the Fort Frances Public Library. The author was on hand from 4:30-7:30 p.m. to do a signing for her book, “One Our Father: Protected the rest of my family from more gunshots,” which was published earlier this year.

    Book signing
  • Keith van
    Keith van

    Fort Frances Mayor Roy Avis stood beside the impressively-designed van that will be used by Chicago Blackhawks’ defenceman Duncan Keith on Saturday when he brings the Stanley Cup for a special day of festivities.

    Keith van
  • Post fire
    Post fire

    The Fort Frances Fire and Rescue Service was called to this short post on fire in the alleyway yesterday behind the 500 block of Mowat Avenue. Firefighters determined the post caught fire after someone discarded a cigarette into it.

    Post fire

Latest news

Boaters found safe

Two boaters reported missing on Dog River, east of Upsala, were found safe yesterday.
A female and an elderly male had gone fishing on Dog River on Wednesday.
The pair were spotted by an OPP aircraft conducting an aerial search of the area.
A helicopter from Wisk Air was used to transport officers to the scene to locate and rescue the boaters.

Girls’ retreat fundraiser set

“Music in the Park,” a fundraiser for the “I Am Awesome (And I Know It)” girls’ retreat, will take place next Thursday (Aug. 6) from 4-8 p.m. at the Emo Spray Park.
Some of this year’s retreat participants are getting together to put on a community event for the whole family to enjoy.

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