Tuesday, September 23, 2014
  • Shot on Goal
    Shot on Goal

    Lakers’ forward Mason Meyer ripped this shot on goal in the first period against Thunder Bay North Stars’ goalie Eric Mann. Meyer was stopped on this attempt but later scored twice to help the Lakers to a 5-3 victory in their SIJHL regular-season opener Friday night.

    Shot on Goal
  • Inspirational message
    Inspirational message

    Renowned “We Day” motivational speaker Spencer West spoke to Grade 7 and 8 students at the Townshend Theatre yesterday, describing his journey after losing both legs from the pelvis down at the age of five. His message focused on overcoming challenges, and to be inspired to do something to create positive change locally or globally.

    Inspirational message
  • Homestretch
    Homestretch

    Muskie Sydney Beck, left, and Mika Kooistra of the S.C.A.P. Knights powered their way down the homestretch during the junior girls’ division at the Muskie Trailrun yesterday at the Rocky Inlet trails. The competition kicked off the NorWOSSA cross-country running season and was the first time in recent memory that the black-and-gold hosted their own meet.

    Homestretch
  • ‘We Remember Them’
    ‘We Remember Them’

    Beatrice Galbraith looked for a photo of her late father-in-law, Neil Galbraith, who served in both World War I and II, during yesterday’s wine-and-cheese reception to open “We Remember Them,” the new exhibit at the Fort Frances Museum. The exhibit, which is a partnership between the museum, Royal Canadian Legion Br.

    ‘We Remember Them’
  • Commemorative tree
    Commemorative tree

    Barbara Morgan, president of the Rainy River Law Library Association, placed some dirt around the base of a red pine yesterday afternoon outside the Rainy River District Courthouse as other members of the association looked on. The Superior Court of Justice, Ontario Court of Justice, and court staff also donated trees to commemorate the courthouse’s 100th anniversary.

    Commemorative tree

Latest news

Term limits may be nixed

Town council may get rid of term limits for members of boards and committees appointed by them.
Council will receive a report at tonight’s meeting from the Administration and Finance executive committee, which recommends it do away with terms limits because there’s not enough new people applying to fill the various town boards and committees.

Input still welcomed

A call for public input on the town’s 2015 budget has gone unanswered.
Fort Frances CAO Mark McCaig said yesterday that no one has contacted the town to get on the agenda for Monday’s public meeting.
But he added if anyone still would like to provide input on the budget, they can show up at 6 p.m. and council will give them some time to speak.

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