Wednesday, April 23, 2014
  • Easter treats
    Easter treats

    Penny Faragher of Northwoods Gallery & Gifts handed over some Easter treats to Landon and Zachary Hammond as they made their first stop during the inaugural Community Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt hosted by the Fort Frances Kiwanis Club, in conjunction with “The Shops on Scott Street,” on Saturday morning.

    Easter treats
  • Causeway work
    Causeway work

    Rehabilitation work resumed on the Noden Causeway this week—marking the start of what should be the final year of the rehab project that started in 2008. As in past years, traffic has been reduced to a single lane. Motorists not only have to slow down but can expect to wait at times.

    Causeway work
  • Breakfast smiles
    Breakfast smiles

    Kiwanians Dana Lyn Begin, left, and Shanda DeGagne-Begin started the day off right with a tasty meal at the Kiwanis Club’s Good Friday breakfast at La Place Rendez-Vous. The event, which drew 115 people, also included music by the “Fort Harmonies” and an inspirational message delivered by Lt. Dennis Maybury of the local Salvation Army.

    Breakfast smiles
  • Game winner
    Game winner

    Iron Rangers’ goalie Alex Reichle and teammate Evan Erickson (10) couldn’t bear to look as Cam Jackson (15) and Lyndon Lipinski of the Lakers started the celebration of Jackson’s game-winning goal at 4:30 of overtime Monday night that knotted the SIJHL final at 3-3. Game 7 goes tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the Ice For Kids Arena here.

    Game winner
  • Uplifting
    Uplifting

    Eva Gerstner, left, found her Fort Frances Judo Club session an uplifting experience thanks to training partner Mackenzie McClain. The youth-based club meets Monday and Thursday evenings at the East End Hall here.

    Uplifting

Latest news

Premier’s visit a ‘good signal’

Premier Kathleen Wynne will be in Fort Frances later tomorrow to speak to the Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association membership, which is holding its annual general meeting here.

Pilot eyeing new air service

With word Bearskin Airlines recently dropped its flights from Fort Frances to Winnipeg, a local pilot wants to know whether the public would use an affordable service to fly to Thunder Bay and Winnipeg if a new one were to start up here.
Jordan Manty is researching the viability of a Fort Frances-based air service—and is looking for input from the community.

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