Saturday, August 2, 2014
  • Women's soccer
    Women's soccer

    Laureen Peters of Al’s Racquet Stringing, right, made a push into the offensive zone against Taggs’ defender Heather Wright during Borderland Soccer League women’s division action last night. Taggs came away with an easy 11-4 win.

    Women's soccer
  • Ag tour
    Ag tour

    Kim Jo Bliss, research technician at the Emo Agricultural Research Station, led a walking tour through various experimental crops yesterday evening. The annual open house there drew more than 30 people, including representatives from the University of Guelph and the University of Minnesota, local MP John Rafferty, and Ministry of Agriculture soybean specialist Horst Bohner.

    Ag tour
  • Hydro history
    Hydro history

    H2O Power president Jim Gartshore, a former mill manager here, spoke about the history of hydroelectric generation at the local mill yesterday evening at the Fort Frances Museum. It was the fourth instalment in a speakers’ series coinciding with the museum’s summer exhibit, “Recognizing the Contributions of the Forest Industry."

    Hydro history
  • Big stretch
    Big stretch

    Caylee Woolsey of the Fort Frances Herricanes was stretched to her limits to reel in this throw from Northwest Bay pitcher Darcy Smith to nip runner Taylor Windego during the second inning of the Rainy River District Women’s Fastball League all-star game yesterday evening in Emo.

    Big stretch
  • Garden craft
    Garden craft

    Valentina Schickell, seven, and Grace George, eight, enjoyed the beautiful weather as they painted decorative glass blocks at the community garden here yesterday evening. The activity saw six youngsters who were eager to take part in the craft after spending some time weeding and maintaining the garden area.

    Garden craft

Latest news

ITS still has shot to finish in first

International Travel Services can’t afford any more stumbles if they still want a crack at finishing in first place.
Last night, they played like they knew it.
Aaron Kavanaugh booted a pair of goals, and Ben Whitburn was unbeatable in goal, as ITS blanked Pharmasave 3-0 in Borderland Soccer League men’s division action.
Britt Green notched the other goal.

T’birds put end to Raiders’ season

And just like that, it was over.
The No. 12-seeded Manitou Thunderbirds survived a late rally to upset the sixth-ranked Couchiching Raiders 15-14 in Rainy River District Fastball League third-round playoff action last night at Couchiching.
Coupled with their 16-3 loss to the Sight & Sound Wolves on Tuesday, last night’s defeat eliminated the Raiders from further contention.

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