Friday, May 29, 2015
  • Contortion move
    Contortion move

    Jessica Woodgate of the Fort Frances Herricanes contorted her way around Couchiching Lady Raiders’ catcher Dianna Singleton to score in the fourth inning of yesterday’s 17-11 victory in Rainy River District Women’s Fastball League action at Couchiching.

    Contortion move
  • Socer chase
    Socer chase

    Muskie Ashley Croswell, left, and Sarah Benson of the Dryden Eagles made a mad dash to track down the ball during the first half of the NorWOSSA girls’ final here yesterday. Fort High won both gold medals, with the girls edging Dryden 2-1 while the boys thumped the Kenora Broncos 5-0.

    Socer chase
  • Attention!
    Attention!

    WO2 Nick Piotrowski prepared to lead the 908 Rainy Lake Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron in a march past yesterday evening during their 12th-annual ceremonial review at the Memorial Sports Centre. The event featured an inspection by reviewing officer Maj. Chris Mallyon, CD, a presentation of awards and certificates, and a demonstration of the drill team.

    Attention!
  • Nice horsey
    Nice horsey

    Mason Hebert, from the Aboriginal Headstart program, got up close and personal with an equine friend yesterday morning. Hebert was one of many children from the program who enjoyed the horses at Angela Halvorsen’s Dreamweaver Ranch. The youngsters got a lesson on horses, had the opportunity to brush them, and even took horseback rides.

    Nice horsey
  • Rail fire
    Rail fire

    Two CN rail cars were caught up in the wreckage of a nearly-collapsed bridge about 10 miles south of International Falls yesterday. The bridge was destroyed by fire, the cause of which remains under investigation.

    Rail fire

Latest news

Detour altered for U.S.-bound traffic

To ensure there is no congestion with U.S.-bound traffic due to the ongoing detour for the King’s Highway reconstruction, a so-called “USA border traffic line-up detour” has been implemented.
Eastbound U.S.-bound traffic on Fourth Street West will be directed to turn right onto Cornwall Avenue and then turn left at the Third Street West intersection.

Hampton unveils bid

Former local MPP Howard Hampton announced today that he will run for the NDP nomination for the federal riding of Kenora in the upcoming election.
“I’m excited to announce today that I will be seeking the NDP candidacy for the Kenora riding in the upcoming federal election,” said Hampton.

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