Wednesday, March 4, 2015
  • Ukulele songs
    Ukulele songs

    James Hill, Canada’s ukulele virtuoso, showcased a number of different types of songs on the ukulele at the Townshend Theatre last night as part of the fourth show in the “Kids and Company” entertainment series. Hill taught about music from Brazil, Russia, Hawaii, and Canada—and even ended off with a rock tune. The final show in this season’s series will be “Baobab” on April 20.

    Ukulele songs
  • Trip draw
    Trip draw

    Doug Cuthbertson, left, of Northwoods Gallery & Gifts drew the March “Trip of the Month” draw winner as Kiwanian Robin Wright looked on this morning at International Travel Services. Wendy Rasmussen of Nolalu, Ont. will be heading to Cozumel, Mexico—a trip valued at $3,640. Next month’s draw is for the “Trip of Your Dreams” ($3,400).

    Trip draw
  • Power hit
    Power hit

    Hannah McLeod unloaded this smashing shot against the Westgate Tigers here Saturday to help the Muskies beat the Tigers 3-0 and earn a sweep of the best-of-three NWOSSAA final.

    Power hit
  • Feather painting
    Feather painting

    Anna Busch worked on the fine details during a feather-painting workshop Saturday at the Fine Line Art Gallery here. Busch was among the six artists who took the workshop, which was led by Jean Richards.

    Feather painting
  • Champs again
    Champs again

    Muskie assistant captain Graeme Kitt (second from left) was jubilant over Fort High winning its eighth-straight NorWOSSA crown following a 7-3 win over the Dryden Eagles in Game 3 of the best-of-three final yesterday at the Ice For Kids Arena.

    Champs again

Latest news

‘Think Pink’ effort saluted

Donald Young School in Emo will receive the Rainy River District School Board’s Recognition of Excellence tonight for last April’s “Day of Pink” there.
Using the theme “Think Pink—Erase Bullying,” DYS staff and students were encouraged to wear pink.
An assembly also was held in the morning to kick-off the day.

OPP take bigger bite out of crime

The local OPP detachment continues to have a far above-average clearance rates for solving crimes.
During the year-end police activities report for 2014 from OPP detachment commander Insp. Steve Shouldice during last night’s council meeting, he noted the clearance rate for violent crime in Fort Frances is 94.1 percent—up from 92.6 percent last year.

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