Wednesday, July 1, 2015
  • Teddy bear care
    Teddy bear care

    Lilianna Rajala, three, looked on as Dr. Elaine Spencer gave her teddy bear a check-up during the annual “Teddy Bears’ Picnic” on Saturday at the Fort Frances Public Library.

    Teddy bear care
  • 'Relay' entrance
    'Relay' entrance

    Cancer survivors June Keddie, left, along with Josie and Luke Schill, took part in the survivors’ lap through the hallways of Fort High on Saturday. Thunderstorms forced the event indoors but the 16 teams taking part still raised about $40,000 for the Canadian Cancer Society.

    'Relay' entrance
  • Causeway memories
    Causeway memories

    Mary and Dave Hickling admired the myriad of photos of the Noden Causeway comprising the new exhibit at the Fort Frances Museum. About 60 people attended the wine-and-cheese reception there last Wednesday.

    Causeway memories
  • Pushing off
    Pushing off

    Members of “Dragon’s Breath” (Fort Frances Dental Centre) pushed off for a semi-final showdown against the New Gold Nuggets on Saturday. The team fell short but still wound up finishing in third place out of the seven teams that competed.

    Pushing off
  • Ready to paddle
    Ready to paddle

    Paddlers from the “Good Samaritan” team stopped to smile before setting out for their final race against the UNFC’s “Friendly Oars” during the fourth-annual Boundary Waters Dragon Boat Festival here Saturday. Seven teams took part, with the MNR’s “Smokey Bears” capturing first place for the second-straight year.

    Ready to paddle

Latest news

Stanley Cup to visit Aug. 1

The man who gave Fort Frances a shout-out after winning his third NHL title is heading this way—and he’s bringing at least one shiny souvenir with him.
Larry Patrick confirmed Chicago Blackhawks’ defenceman and former resident Duncan Keith will bring the Stanley Cup to town Aug. 1 for a full day of events.

Benefits of Noden Causeway lauded

The Noden Causeway officially opened on June 28, 1965—linking Fort Frances to Atikokan and opening up a new world of economic, tourism, social, and educational possibilities.
A half-century later, the monumental achievement is being recognized in an exhibit at the Fort Frances Museum.

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