Thursday, April 17, 2014
  • Bunny friend
    Bunny friend

    Jaana Fournier made friends with one of the bunnies who were visiting the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre yesterday. Owned by Tom and Shirley Morrish, three bunnies found a temporary home there for a few days to help the youngsters get into the Easter spirit.

    Bunny friend
  • Beyond the ‘bass’-ics
    Beyond the ‘bass’-ics

    Bassist Ben Sletmoen performed in front of a great crowd during a “Spring Fever” open mic night at From the Grind Up on Scott Street. More than a dozen acts performed at the coffee shop from 7-10 p.m.

    Beyond the ‘bass’-ics
  • NS craft #2
    NS craft #2

    Teagan Thoms, left, let her father, Randy, help her make an Easter hat yesterday during a party at the Fort Frances Nursery School. The Easter Bunny also paid a visit and delivered some treats, much to the delight of the children there.

    NS craft #2
  • Math fun
    Math fun

    Tristin Yerxa, a Grade 4 student at St. Francis School, got a helping hand from his aunt, Wilma Yerxa-Bird, during a family math day there yesterday. Students and their family members rotated to different stations set up in the gym to learn ways they can help in the area of mathematics.

    Math fun
  • Choral speaking
    Choral speaking

    This Early Learning class from Robert Moore School, led by teacher Michelle Cain, recited the poem, “When Your Sucker Sticks,” yesterday during the English Drama division of the Rainy River District Festival of the Performing Arts.

    Choral speaking

Latest news

Lakers fall in double overtime

The Fort Frances Lakers not only lost the game, but perhaps their No. 1 goalie, as well.
Jason Reynolds scored on an odd-man rush 40 seconds into the second overtime to give the Minnesota Iron Rangers a 5-4 victory in Game 3 of the SIJHL’s best-of-seven Bill Salonen Cup final last night in Hoyt Lakes, Minn.

Downtown Easter egg hunt set to go

The first-annual Community Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt, organized by the Fort Frances Kiwanis Club, along with “The Shops on Scott Street,” is all set to go for this Saturday.
The event runs from 10 a.m. to noon, starting at Ink Spotz Apparel+ (279 Scott St.).

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