Saturday, May 23, 2015
  • Getting creative
    Getting creative

    Harper Gunderson, left, and Claudia Ellis, students in Mrs. Richards’ Grade 1/2 class at Robert Moore School, got creative making their own art yesterday during a field trip to the Fine Line Art Gallery here.

    Getting creative
  • On the attack
    On the attack

    There was plenty of green in front of the team in green as the “Small Fries” went on the attack against the “Tater Tots” in Fort Frances Youth Soccer action yesterday at the St. Francis Sportsfields. Players and fans alike enjoyed what was the first decent week of weather this season after several unseasonably cold and rain-drenched evenings.

    On the attack
  • Garden work bee
    Garden work bee

    Wendy Kabel, of the United Native Friendship Centre, was busy preparing one of the herb garden plots during a work bee at the Fort Frances Community Garden yesterday. Several employees from the local RBC also volunteered their time and even donated $1,000 to the garden.

    Garden work bee
  • Dam repair
    Dam repair

    Tom Jones Corp. was using this large crane on the international bridge here yesterday to make repairs on the dam and install new pieces.

    Dam repair
  • Fastball delivery
    Fastball delivery

    Karma Andy fanned 16 batters yesterday evening but it wasn’t enough to prevent the Manitou Blaze from falling 12-3 to the host Couchiching Lady Raiders in Rainy River District Women’s Fastball League action.

    Fastball delivery

Latest news

Pirates sail past Warriors

Likening the Fort Frances Pirates’ lineup to the “Murderers’ Row” of the 1927 N.Y. Yankees may be giving too much credit—to the Yankees.
The Pirates sent 14 men to the plate en route to a 10-run third inning that keyed a 20-4 victory over Windey’s Warriors in Rainy River District Fastball League action last night at Couchiching.

Books needed for sale

Don’t have much planned this weekend?
Why not take a few minutes to round up some of those books you haven’t read in a while and donate them to a good cause?
The “Friends of the Library” will hold its annual book sale next Saturday (May 30) from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Fort Frances Public Library.
The public is being urged to drop donations off at the library right now.

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