Friday, July 25, 2014
  • Leading haul
    Leading haul

    Fort Frances native Bryan Gustafson had every right to be proud of the 20.29-pound haul he brought in with partner Brandon McMillan of Clewiston, Fla. yesterday to lead Day 1 of the FFCBC.

    Leading haul
  • Business camp
    Business camp

    Laura Cochrane showed off some of her creations, such as key chains and change purses she made herself, while participating in “Market Thursday” on Scott Street yesterday alongside the other participants of the Youth Enterprise Camp.

    Business camp
  • Building with dad
    Building with dad

    Four-year-old Declan McCart and his father, Jeremiah, spent yesterday afternoon building towers and remote control cars at the Fort Frances Public Library, where a “Science North” exhibit was set up for the day to showcase six tables of hands-on activities for youngsters, including a live corn snake.

    Building with dad
  • Close play
    Close play

    Second baseman Brandon McGinnis of the Manitou Thunderbirds was a shade late with this tag on the successful steal attempt by the Sight & Sound Wolves’ Aaron Caul during the sixth inning of last night’s Rainy River District Fastball League all-star game at the St. Francis Sportsfields. The game ended in a 7-7 draw due to darkness after an extra inning solved nothing.

    Close play
  • Bike ride
    Bike ride

    More than 40 cyclists left the parking lot of the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre yesterday morning while participating in a family ride initiated by the Northwestern Health Unit and the local OPP. The participants decorated their bikes at the library, then peddled to Rainycrest to show off their creations. They finished off at Tess’s Kitchen, where they enjoyed a free lunch.

    Bike ride

Latest news

Fort-Fla. combo leads FFCBC

Meet the new boss; same last name as the old boss.
Bryan Gustafson of Fort Frances and his partner, Brandon McMillan from Clewiston, Fla., brought in 20.29 pounds yesterday to lead the 20th-annual Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship after Day 1.

Winter highways pressed

Local MPP Sarah Campbell this week pressed the provincial government to immediately strike an all-party committee to evaluate the root causes of the poor winter road maintenance experienced across the north last year.
She also wants it to develop a comprehensive solution to guarantee history doesn’t repeat itself this winter.

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