Wednesday, October 1, 2014
  • Help K.O. hunger
    Help K.O. hunger

    Mike Canfield, left, and Jeff Savage of BDO Canada, along with their respective teams, are competing to collect the most donated food as part of the “Drive Away Hunger” campaign. They are accepting non-perishable food items at the local BDO Canada office (375 Scott St.) until Oct. 17. Monetary donations also will be accepted. The food will be divided between the UNFC and the Emo food bank.

    Help K.O. hunger
  • Backhander
    Backhander

    Forward Alex Rezansoff used a power move on Thunder Bay North Stars’ defenceman Brett Wolframe to get this shot off against goalie Nathaniel Dupuis during the first period of the Lakers’ 6-5 win here Friday night.

    Backhander
  • Crowning moment
    Crowning moment

    Outgoing mini-queen Isabelle Meeks crowned this year’s winner, Payton Bragg, of Stratton on Saturday in the Shaw Room at the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre. Alex McKelvie of Fort Frances was named the new mini-king.

    Crowning moment
  • ‘I am awesome!’
    ‘I am awesome!’

    Morgan Beckett, left, and Kaylyn Levesque worked on some self-esteem exercises at Sunny Cove on Saturday during the second-annual “I Am Awesome!

    ‘I am awesome!’
  • Raking leaves
    Raking leaves

    Owen Ward, eight, was busy raking leaves after school yesterday. But while it’s now officially fall, the forecast is calling for a few more days of summer-like temperatures before the autumn weather returns.

    Raking leaves

Latest news

Election forum set for next Tuesday

Local voters will get the chance to hear what those running for mayor and town council have to say next Tuesday (Oct. 7) when the Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce hosts a candidates’ forum.
The event will start at 6:30 p.m. at the Memorial Sports Centre auditorium.
Chamber president Mark Caron said the venue is handicap-accessible and will be able to house at least 200 people.

Clothing giveaway planned here again

The United Native Friendship Centre is hosting its semi-annual clothing giveaway next week and still is accepting donations.
“We do this to make sure everyone has appropriate clothes for the seasons,” said Karly Rousseau, an aboriginal family support worker, noting right now they’ll be focusing on warm clothing.

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