Wednesday, July 30, 2014
  • Close trains
    Close trains

    Christie Avenue North resident Dave Poirier is one of several local citizens opposed to a new third set of tracks CN plans to put in, which they say will bring trains too close to their properties.

    Close trains
  • 'Quest' champ
    'Quest' champ

    Second-time champ Charity Alverson was awarded the $1,000 grand prize during the annual “Quest for the Best” singing competition Friday night.

    'Quest' champ
  • Tight corner
    Tight corner

    Jalena Strom of Emo and her horse, “Joey,” were having a barrel of fun Sunday during the Whispering Pines Saddle Club’s open horse show at the Emo fairgrounds. Strom was a force during the afternoon gymkhana events, winning both the barrel racing and pole bending in the 13-18 age division, as well as the open barrel stakes and open quadrangle events.

    Tight corner
  • Winning moment
    Winning moment

    Defending champ Jeff Gustafson, second from right, and John Peterson, far right, celebrated Saturday after the tandem of Bryan Gustafson, far left, and Brandon McMillan came up .22 pounds short in preventing a repeat victory at the 20th-annual Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship.

    Winning moment
  • Flower arrangement
    Flower arrangement

    The Fort Frances Horticultural Society invited master gardener Joanne Cockum of International Falls to demonstrate the art of flower arranging during their meeting at the old CN station last night. More than a dozen participants were eager to arrange their own bouquets using flowers freshly-picked from personal gardens after the presentation.

    Flower arrangement

Latest news

Duo rules FFCBC once again

To win back-to-back titles at the Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship usually means having to do even more the second time around to keep one’s place on top of the mountain.
Jeff Gustafson and John Peterson did enough—just enough—to make it happen.

Boat taxi serving Rainy Lake

Al Boivin knows Rainy Lake like the back of his hand.
He also knows boats.
So it makes perfect sense that he’d combine these two passions by starting up the new water transportation service: Rainy Lake Boat Taxi.

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