Friday, March 6, 2015
  • ‘Project Pride’
    ‘Project Pride’

    Bonnie Penney of the Fort Frances Lions Club handed out Canadian flags to Grade 1 students at St. Michael’s School yesterday. Carla Harris’ and John Cousineau’s classes learned about the flag and each received one to take home, along with a certificate, through the club’s “Project Pride” program.

    ‘Project Pride’
  • Sprawling check
    Sprawling check

    Lucas DeBenedet didn’t mind taking the scenic route to get around English River Miners’ defenceman Liam Watson during the Lakers’ 5-2 win here Tuesday night.

    Sprawling check
  • Cheshire cats
    Cheshire cats

    Mackenzie Taylor, left, Maya Davis, and Julia McManaman together played the role of the Cheshire Cat yesterday during Robert Moore School’s production of Disney’s “Alice in Wonderland Jr.” They staged the musical for students and staff there in the morning and then for the public last night.

    Cheshire cats
  • A stand-up guy
    A stand-up guy

    Comedian Ryan McMahon had the packed house at From the Grind Up roaring with laughter last night. McMahon and fellow comedian John B. Duff also performed there the night before. McMahon will be back to perform this Saturday (March 7) at a lasagna fundraiser dinner for teens at J.W. Walker School. Doors open at 5 p.m., with McMahon to perform at 6.

    A stand-up guy
  • 'Grease' rehersal
    'Grease' rehersal

    Andrew Eldridge, left, playing “Danny Zuko,” Brandon Cole (“Roger”), Cole Turcotte (“Kenickie”), Shawn Brady (“Sonny”), and Sam Gauthier (“Doody”) rehearsed a musical number in preparation for Fort High’s spring musical, “Grease.” Auditions began in January and rehearsals have been ongoing for the past month. The musical will be staged May 6-9 at the Townshend Theatre.

    'Grease' rehersal

Latest news

Church bonspiel needs more teams

The 48th-annual church bonspiel is raring to go tomorrow, but it’s not too late for more teams or individuals to sign up.
The event will run from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Fort Frances Curling Club.

Lakers roll over Miners

Wayne Strachan turned line juggling—and blueline and goalie juggling, for that matter—into an art form on Tuesday night.
With injuries, illness, and suspensions leaving him with only 11 forwards, five defencemen, and one semi-healthy netminder, the Fort Frances Lakers’ head coach and general manager played mix-and-match on offence, defence, and in goal.

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