Wednesday, April 23, 2014
  • Uplifting
    Uplifting

    Eva Gerstner, left, found her Fort Frances Judo Club session an uplifting experience thanks to training partner Mackenzie McClain. The youth-based club meets Monday and Thursday evenings at the East End Hall here.

    Uplifting
  • More repairs
    More repairs

    The town made emergency repairs to the water distribution system on the 1600 block of Colonization Road West today, resulting in a temporary interruption to some residents’ water service. The repair is one in what has been a lengthy list of problems caused by the harsh winter.

    More repairs
  • Easter cupcakes
    Easter cupcakes

    Emma Cole, showcasing her new business “Bake My Day,” displayed a selection of her beautifully-decorated Easter cupcakes on Saturday at the annual Easter Market at the Clover Valley Farmers’ Market. The Easter Market, which also ran Thursday afternoon, featured a variety of Easter plants, Ukrainian painted eggs, Easter food, and much more.

    Easter cupcakes
  • Good Friday breakfast
    Good Friday breakfast

    Sam Bonner-Vickers enjoyed a delicious meal with the rest of his family during the Kiwanis’ Good Friday breakfast at La Place Rendez-Vous. The event drew 115 people, who not only dined well but were treated to songs by the “Fort Harmonies” and an uplifting message about friendship delivered by Lt. Dennis Maybury of the local Salvation Army.

    Good Friday breakfast
  • Easter egg hunt
    Easter egg hunt

    Peyton Avis, left, along with Mickenna Ryll and Noah and Isabella Avis, braved the cold, damp weather Saturday morning to participate in the first-annual Community Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt hosted by the Fort Frances Kiwanis Club, in conjunction with “The Shops on Scott Street.” And it was worth their while.

    Easter egg hunt

Latest news

Lakers push series to limit

Technically, the goal had all the beauty of a kindergarten-level fingerpainting.
To Cam Jackson and the Fort Frances Lakers, however, it was the Mona Lisa.

Work on causeway resumes

Rehabilitation work at the high-level bridge on the Noden Causeway has started for the season, initiating what is expected to be the final year of the project.
Traffic over the bridge has been reduced to a single lane, and speed limits are reduced during the construction period.
Traffic signals and flag personnel are on-site to ensure safe movement of traffic.

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