Friday, September 19, 2014
  • Commemorative tree
    Commemorative tree

    Barbara Morgan, president of the Rainy River Law Library Association, placed some dirt around the base of a red pine yesterday afternoon outside the Rainy River District Courthouse as other members of the association looked on. The Superior Court of Justice, Ontario Court of Justice, and court staff also donated trees to commemorate the courthouse’s 100th anniversary.

    Commemorative tree
  • Tasting chili
    Tasting chili

    Debbie Scofield, left, and Linda Hyatt tasted 10 different chili recipes during the annual “Great Canadian Chili Cook-off” held yesterday at the local Legion. The event once again proved popular, drawing an estimated 175 people out for lunch. Holmlund Financial won the “Judges’ Choice” award while Main Street Market captured the “People’s Choice” title.

    Tasting chili
  • FFHS SEC
    FFHS SEC

    Fort High’s senior council members Cam Penney, left, Kate Parsons, and Julia Quast are part of the its recent evolution.

    FFHS SEC
  • My hair!
    My hair!

    Hairstylist Jamie Geary handed over Beau Guild’s shaved locks to him Sunday afternoon prior to the 34-annual Terry Fox Run, which was held at the Sorting Gap Marina here. Guild, who had been growing his hair for four years, raised $960 for cancer research while the nearly 100 participates of the event brought in more than $13,000.

    My hair!
  • ‘Mining 101’
    ‘Mining 101’

    Grant Goddard, general manager for New Gold’s Rainy River Project, offered information about the construction of the mine, as well as the process and machinery used to extract the ore from the rock, during a presentation yesterday at La Place Rendez-Vous.

    ‘Mining 101’

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Town settles tax matters with Resolute

The Town of Fort Frances is pleased to announce the settlement of all outstanding property assessment and taxation matters in respect of Resolute Forest Product’s Fort Frances mill.

Chili cook-off champs crowned

Main Street Market of Devlin and Holmlund Financial were the big winners at yesterday’s annual “Great Canadian Chili Cook-off.”
Main Street Market served up “Mama Loa’s Voodoo Fire” chili and captured the “People’s Choice” award by those who taste-tested all of the 10 varieties and then voted for their favourites.

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