Tuesday, May 5, 2015
  • Gun show
    Gun show

    Royce Allan checked out a rifle he hoped to purchased, as Brody McPherson looked on, during the annual Gun and Hobby Show at the Fort Frances Curling Club on Saturday. The show once again featured a large variety of guns and home-based businesses.

    Gun show
  • Puppet show
    Puppet show

    Chad Solomon showed off the puppet “Strawberry” on Saturday during a presentation of “Rabbit and Bear Paws,” which taught about the seven grandfather teachings. The puppet show, held at the Fort Frances Public Library, was part of the weekly “Let’s Speak Ojibwe” event there but was open to all.

    Puppet show
  • ‘Picnic’ auction
    ‘Picnic’ auction

    Sheila Manty and her granddaughter, Kari, checked out some of the items at the silent auction table during the Riverside Foundation’s annual spring luncheon yesterday at Robert Moore School. The event, which featured a picnic theme, raised $9,096.51, which will be used to purchase three pediatric kits—one each for the hospitals in Fort Frances, Emo, and Rainy River.

    ‘Picnic’ auction
  • Local food
    Local food

    Jen Springett, president of the Cloverbelt Local Food Co-op, spoke to a small group of local producers at La Place Rendez-Vous yesterday afternoon. Cloverbelt is the first and only online local food co-op in Northwestern Ontario. For more information, visit www.cloverbeltlocalfoodcoop.com

    Local food
  • Trip draw
    Trip draw

    Loralin Clinker, visiting here from Brantford, Ont., pulled out the May winner of the Kiwanis “Trip of the Month” draw alongside Kiwanian Robin Wright this morning at International Travel Services. Millie Lindal of Rainy River will be heading on a Memphis-to-Nashville tour—a trip valued at $4,500. Next month’s trip is to Ireland ($4,500).

    Trip draw

Latest news

Drug op busted

On May 1, members of the Treaty #3 Police Service Street Crime Unit, in co-operation with the Fort Frances and Thunder Bay OPP Drug Enforcement Units, conducted a traffic stop on Highway 11, east of the Couchiching.
It led to the seizure of a large quantity of marijuana.
As a result of the seizure, the Treaty #3 Police Service was granted a search warrant for a residence on Couchiching.

Lakers fall short to Soo in final

The Fort Frances Lakers weren’t lacking for effort, pride, or belief in themselves.
What they were missing was one more goal and nearly a full starting lineup of healthy bodies.

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