Friday, August 22, 2014
  • Readers rewarded
    Readers rewarded

    Hannah Tucker, two, and her four-year-old sister, Ryleigh, shared a bag of Cheetos at the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre yesterday in celebration of the end of the Summer Reading program. Around 30 young bookworms turned out for the barbecue picnic, where they also received prizes. Altogether, they read 1,023 books over the summer months.

    Readers rewarded
  • Close to home
    Close to home

    Brad Wakefield of the Barwick Blue Knights wouldn’t be down for long, as Sight & Sound Wolves third baseman Duane Carlson watched a pickoff attempt go into left field. Wakefield rose to score the first of four runs in the first inning that catapulted the No. 2-seeded Blue Knights to a 13-7 win over the No.

    Close to home
  • Building lantern
    Building lantern

    Joe Galbraith channeled his creative side as he built a bamboo-based “withy” lantern during a workshop led by Lindsay Hamilton last Wednesday at the Fort Frances Museum. Due to the overwhelming response, a second workshop was held last night. This workshop filled up too. The workshops were sponsored by Friends of the Museum.

    Building lantern
  • Helping hands
    Helping hands

    Muskie football players Brandon Larson, left, Doug deBernardeaux and Gavin Richardson geared up for an afternoon of heavy lifting for the “Healthy Living” food box program, which distributed fresh produce to Fort Frances residents at the Métis Hall yesterday. Those interested in obtaining a food box next month are invited to pay for a box in advance on Wednesday, Sept.

    Helping hands
  • Women's fastball
    Women's fastball

    Taylor Windego of the Redgut Babes was unable to stretch her RBI triple into an inside-the-park homer as Northwest Bay catcher Shae-Lynn Smith applied the tag in the fourth inning of last night’s 9-8 victory by the Babes.

    Women's fastball

Latest news

‘Ride for Memories’ going tomorrow

It’s not too late to sign up to participate in the annual “Ride for Memories,” a fundraiser for the local Alzheimer Society, which is set to go tomorrow.
Motorcycle enthusiasts from across Rainy River and Kenora districts will depart from Fort Frances, Dryden, Kenora, and Sioux Lookout in the morning, meet in Dryden for lunch, and then take Highway 105 to Ear Falls for an afternoon break.

Chili cook-off to have pirate theme

A-hoy, matey!
The Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce is looking for teams to participate in its annual “Great Canadian Chili Cook-off,” which this year will take place Wednesday, Sept. 17 and follow the theme, “Pirates of the Chili-be-an.”

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