Sunday, October 19, 2014
  • Birds of a feather
    Birds of a feather

    Ring-billed gulls have been flocking at the Sorting Gap Marina and other spots this week, gathering in numbers not seen since they first returned in late March. The birds have been drawing onlookers—some of whom speculate the gulls are getting ready to head south for the winter.

    Birds of a feather
  • Fall beauty
    Fall beauty

    Recent warm weather and sunshine has meant it’s the perfect time to admire the beauty of autumn along the La Verendrye Parkway, as seen here, and other local spots. In fact, residents can expect more mild weather right through to the end of the month.

    Fall beauty
  • In memory
    In memory

    Fort High students donned various shades of sunshine yellow on Tuesday in honour of fellow student and friend, Jessica Johnson, who was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Saturday north of Emo. Yellow represents joy, happiness, and energy—all of which the teen will be remembered for.

    In memory
  • Top senior
    Top senior

    Nick Wihnan, left, was presented with the “Senior of the Year 2014” award by Mayor Roy Avis yesterday evening during the Sister Kennedy Centre’s annual appreciation dinner. Wihnan was honoured for his long-time commitment to the centre and helping local seniors. Mildred Bedard was presented with a retirement award while Lawrence Desserre was given the “Snow White” award.

    Top senior
  • Oktoberfest garb
    Oktoberfest garb

    Chamber volunteer Krista Kellar got into the Bavarian spirit by dressing as a “fraulein” beer maiden during Friday’s festvities at the local Legion.

    Oktoberfest garb

Latest news

‘Festival of Frost’ date set

Planning is underway for the second-annual “Festival of Frost” in downtown Fort Frances.
It will be held Saturday, Nov. 29 and this year will include a traditional parade.
The Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce and BIA are teaming up to stage the festival while Boston Pizza and the Chamber will organize the parade.

Lakers handed another defeat

Yesterday was one to forget for the Fort Frances Lakers.
The Lakers kept it closer than 48 hours earlier, but still dropped a 4-2 decision to the Minnesota Iron Rangers in SIJHL action last night in Hoyt Lakes.

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