Thursday, October 2, 2014
  • FFPC e-billing
    FFPC e-billing

    Carole Wilde and FFPC president and CEO Joerg Ruppenstein got a detailed look at her electricity bill after getting her signed up for electronic billing yesterday at the FFPC office here. The public can go to ffpc.fort-frances.com and switch to e-billing.

    FFPC e-billing
  • Mini-royalty
    Mini-royalty

    Despite being held a bit later than usual, Payton Bragg and Alex McKelvie were crowned the Fort Frances mini-queen and king on Saturday in the Shaw Room at the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre. The outgoing royals were Isabelle Meeks and Aiden Jean.

    Mini-royalty
  • Neilson trip
    Neilson trip

    Hunter Neilson, far right, posed with the principal of the school and several students he met while in India.

    Neilson trip
  • Top shelf
    Top shelf

    Thunder Bay North Stars’ goalie Nathaniel Dupuis got a red-light sunburn on the back of his neck after Laker Matt Vela launched this rocket to the top shelf during a power play to tie their SIJHL contest at 4-4 early in the third period here Saturday night. Fort Frances went on to a 6-5 triumph.

    Top shelf
  • Help K.O. hunger
    Help K.O. hunger

    Mike Canfield, left, and Jeff Savage of BDO Canada, along with their respective teams, are competing to collect the most donated food as part of the “Drive Away Hunger” campaign. They are accepting non-perishable food items at the local BDO Canada office (375 Scott St.) until Oct. 17. Monetary donations also will be accepted. The food will be divided between the UNFC and the Emo food bank.

    Help K.O. hunger

Latest news

Push to get detox facility here

Fort Frances Tribal Area Health Services Inc. is aware of the high need for a detox facility in the area and soon will be submitting a proposal to the government for annualize funding for the project.

Girls’ retreat a hit again

The “I Am Awesome! (And I Know It)” self-esteem retreat for young women was exactly that—awesome!
The second-annual event, held this past weekend at Sunny Cove here, saw 70 girls from across the region come together to nurture and develop self-esteem, build confidence, create friendships, and explore areas such as positive body image, peer pressure, media influences, and more.

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