Thursday, December 18, 2014
  • On camera
    On camera

    Fort Frances Mayor Roy Avis was filmed by a production crew Saturday at Tim Hortons here, which was decorated for winter with a cozy woolen inspiration. The temporary decor also included a giant scarf and a large toque on the exterior of the building. More details about the filming are expected tomorrow.

    On camera
  • ‘Stuff a Cruiser’
    ‘Stuff a Cruiser’

    Paramedic Chad Buist helped pack the OPP van full of food donations at Safeway on Saturday during the fifth-annual “Stuff-a-Cruiser” event here. Officers and volunteers also were located outside of Walmart, The Place, Cloverleaf (Emo), and Beaver Mills Market (Rainy River).

    ‘Stuff a Cruiser’
  • Glorious sounds
    Glorious sounds

    The Emo Centennial Choir presented “Glory on a Christmas Morn!” at the Christian Reformed Church in Emo on Friday evening, featuring a collection of nine Christmas songs, as well as performances by the trio, “Grace Tree,” and a solo by Brianna Eldridge. The concert also incorporated Scripture readings to help tell the Christmas story.

    Glorious sounds
  • Driving the basket
    Driving the basket

    Senior Muskie Aaron Kavanaugh established his own flight pattern on this picturesque lay-up during Fort High’s 52-36 win over the Kenora Broncos in their NorWOSSA season-opener here Thursday.

    Driving the basket
  • Three wise men
    Three wise men

    Ben Wielinga, left, Ziigwan Smith, and Matthew Strain portrayed the three wise men taking their gifts to baby Jesus during St. Michael’s School presentation of “Baa . . . Baa . . . Bethlehem” yesterday. The Grades 1-3 students rehearsed the performance yesterday afternoon and then showcased it that evening for family and friends.

    Three wise men

Latest news

Put wood supply on hold: mayor

Fort Frances Mayor Roy Avis has asked Natural Resources and Forestry minister Bill Mauro to put Resolute Forest Products’ local wood supply on hold until the future of the company’s shuttered mill here is determined.

IV pumps on wish list

The Riverside Foundation for Health Care wants district residents to get “pumped” for the holidays—and consider making a charitable donation.
The Foundation’s annual Christmas donation campaign is underway, with the focus this year on getting intravenous (IV) pumps for its health-care facilities in Fort Frances, Emo, and Rainy River.

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