Tuesday, September 2, 2014
  • Pancake breakfast
    Pancake breakfast

    Jennifer Horton and her son, David Morrison, enjoyed some delicious pancakes Saturday morning at the annual free pancake breakfast hosted by local MPP Sarah Campbell at the local Legion. A Labour Day tradition started by former MPP Howard Hampton almost 30 years ago, this year’s meal was prepared and served by the Legion Ladies Auxiliary.

    Pancake breakfast
  • Drum roll, please
    Drum roll, please

    Kiwanian Robin Wright looked on as Arlene Georgeson of George’s Gently Used drew the ticket for the winner of the Kiwanis “Trip of the Month” draw for September this morning at International Travel Services. Ron Fryer will be heading to Disneyland, a trip valued at $4,000. Next moth’s trip is to Nassau, Bahamas ($4,200).

    Drum roll, please
  • Sharp angle
    Sharp angle

    Mitch Marek looked to go top shelf on this scoring chance during the opening night of the Fort Frances Lakers’ main training camp yesterday at the Ice For Kids Arena. The camp continues through tomorrow, with the Lakers playing their first exhibition game next Friday (Sept. 5) here against the Minnesota Iron Rangers.

    Sharp angle
  • Classroom prep
    Classroom prep

    Grade 3/4 teachers Jodi Easton, left, and Jaana Georgeson were busy yesterday afternoon sorting through books and preparing their classroom at J.W. Walker for students who will be heading back to school next Wednesday (Sept. 3).

    Classroom prep
  • Crossed up
    Crossed up

    Janelle Andy (11) and Crystal Hyatt of the Manitou Blaze got their signals crossed to allow this RBI single by the Redgut Babes’ Alyssa Windego to fall in during the fourth inning of Game 2 of the Rainy River District Women’s Fastball League final yesterday evening at VanJura. The Babes followed up their Game 1 victory in Manitou with an 11-5 triumph to repeat as league champs.

    Crossed up

Latest news

Two more join race

More individuals are lining up to run for town council in the Oct. 27 municipal election.
Long-time public school board trustee Dan Belluz and local resident Ed Haglund filed their papers Friday afternoon.
That means eight people now are vying for the six council seats up for grabs.

Student council to be saluted

The Student Leadership Council at Fort Frances High School will receive the Rainy River District School Board’s “Recognition of Excellence” during its regular meeting tonight at the Education Centre here (board office).

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