Wednesday, July 23, 2014
  • ‘Harmony’ headliner
    ‘Harmony’ headliner

    “Harmony of Nations” headliner Buffy Sainte-Marie took centre stage under the big tent on Saturday night. The award-winning music artist was one of 18 musicians to play at the event. Organizers are calling the inaugural event a success.

    ‘Harmony’ headliner
  • Getting jiggy
    Getting jiggy

    Cousins Chloe, left, and Ava Dolyny danced around and around while participating in a Métis jigging workshop at the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre on Saturday offered up in conjunction with the “Harmony of Nations” Music Festival.

    Getting jiggy
  • Garden party
    Garden party

    Dorothy Tkachuk, above, accepted a cookie offered up by volunteer Kalysa Collier last Wednesday at the annual Rainycrest garden party, while Vicky Wishart, below left, Donna Haney, and Len Shine enjoyed the sunshine in the courtyard sponsored by the United Native Friendship Centre.

    Garden party
  • Storm  damage
    Storm  damage

    Seven-year-old Keiras Morrisseau, above, and her grandmother, Dawn, were watching a movie in their Third Street West home late last night when a tree came crashing into their home due to heavy winds. The duo claimed that the noise was so loud, they had expected to see a vehicle crashed into the home when they looked outside.

    Storm  damage
  • Tent trouble
    Tent trouble

    Mother Nature’s wrath has caused problems for Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship organizers once more. Strong winds and heavy precipitation caused the back end of the big tent to keel over onto Front Street during last night’s storm.

    Tent trouble

Latest news

‘Harmony of Nations’ a success

The inaugural “Harmony of Nations” Music Festival set out to unite artists and audience members from First Nation, Métis, Canadian, and American communities in a creative, musical environment—and that’s just what it did.
“Our goals were to work towards bringing together the four cultures and we did do that,” said event co-ordinator Shannon Darby.

Mud Lake City Music Fest to return next month

Just 30 km west of Fort Frances, Betty and Wayne Salchert spent a lifetime building a legacy within the Rainy River District.
Building a tiny town that is, which boasts its own bank, courthouse, shops and an array of priceless antiques.

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