Friday, October 24, 2014
  • Bully-free bus
    Bully-free bus

    Ziigwan Smith, a Grade 1 student at St. Michael’s School, showed off the school bus safety poster he created there yesterday.

    Bully-free bus
  • Bra models
    Bra models

    Jo-ann Waytowich (“Ivanka”) from Thunder Bay posed with bra models from last night’s “Bras for a Cause” event hosted by the Rainy River District Breast Health Network. Following a comedic routine by “Ivanka,” the seven models strutted down the runway and onto the stage to show off the various bra creations, which then were voted on by those in attendance. Dr.

    Bra models
  • History lesson
    History lesson

    Curator Sherry George showed St. Michael’s Grade 2/3 students some of the equipment carried by Canadian soldiers during a tour of the Fort Frances Museum yesterday. The students got a close look at “We Remember Them,” the exhibit which marks the 100th anniversary of the start of WWI and the 75th anniversary of the start of WWII.

    History lesson
  • Mayoral debate
    Mayoral debate

    A Fort High student asked a question of the three Fort Frances mayoral candidates—incumbent Roy Avis, Coun. Andrew Hallikas, and former mayor Dan Onichuk—during a debate held yesterday at the Townshend Theatre for students in the Civics classes. It will be known Monday night which of the three is elected.

    Mayoral debate
  • Dropping puck
    Dropping puck

    Laker Wyatt Cota and Matt Houston of the Dryden GM Ice Dogs were embroiled in a feisty face-off fight during the first period of Fort Frances’ 5-4 victory here Tuesday night.

    Dropping puck

Latest news

Caul, Pilots aim for second title

The road to a repeat crown begins tomorrow for Jess Caul.
Fort High’s female athlete-of-the-year in 2013 is about to embark on another post-season journey with the Providence University College Pilots, based in Otterburne, Man., that she hopes will end as well—or even better—than last year.

Civic Centre set for election

The Civic Centre will be a busy place on Monday as the municipal election wraps up.
As of the end of Wednesday, the town had received 2,240 ballots, or about 41 percent of the total eligible.
If ballot returns continue as they are, it’s possible they’ll eclipse the provincial average, which typically has been just under 50 percent in recent municipal elections.

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