Monday, July 28, 2014
  • FFCBC Champs
    FFCBC Champs

    John Peterson of Bemdiji, left, and Jeff Gustafson of Kenora proved too tough to beat once again as they successfully defended their title at the 20th-annual Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship on Saturday with a winning total of 57.18 pounds.

    FFCBC Champs
  • ‘Quest’ winner
    ‘Quest’ winner

    “Quest for the Best” runner-up Dylan Ossachuk hugged second-time champion Charity Alverson under the big tent at the Sorting Gap Marina on Friday night. The duo competed during a “battle round” for the $1,000 grand prize after winning first place in their respective divisions, with Alverson being awarded first place after their joint rendition of Stevie Wonder’s “Superstition.”

    ‘Quest’ winner
  • Leading haul
    Leading haul

    Fort Frances native Bryan Gustafson had every right to be proud of the 20.29-pound haul he brought in with partner Brandon McMillan of Clewiston, Fla. yesterday to lead Day 1 of the FFCBC.

    Leading haul
  • Business camp
    Business camp

    Laura Cochrane showed off some of her creations, such as key chains and change purses she made herself, while participating in “Market Thursday” on Scott Street yesterday alongside the other participants of the Youth Enterprise Camp.

    Business camp
  • Building with dad
    Building with dad

    Four-year-old Declan McCart and his father, Jeremiah, spent yesterday afternoon building towers and remote control cars at the Fort Frances Public Library, where a “Science North” exhibit was set up for the day to showcase six tables of hands-on activities for youngsters, including a live corn snake.

    Building with dad

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Sandbag removal in works

With water levels on Rainy Lake and the upper Rainy River continuing to drop, the town is starting to go into “recovery mode,” including removing sandbags along the waterfront.

Duo repeats as FFCBC champs

It became clear Saturday that the name Gustafson was guaranteed to be on the Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship trophy once again.
What wasn’t certain until the last moment was which Gustafson it was going to be.

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