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Wow!

It’s safe to say that last Friday night’s fourth-annual “Quest for the Best” was the best one yet—a sentiment echoed among spectators and contestants alike.

In fact, you felt sorry for the judges who faced the unenviable task of having to choose not only the top five but also rank them from first to fifth. Frankly, any one of them could have walked away with the top honours.

It’s your call

Monday is election day. It may be the most important municipal election in the twentieth century, not because it’s the last of the millennium, but it’s the first involving a major restructuring of provincial/municipal financial responsibility.

A round of applause

Those who have been spearheading the “Ice for Kids” movement here for the past six years earned a well-deserved standing ovation from the crowd of supporters on hand at the Civic Centre on Monday night.

Salute our youth

Each day in Ontario, a young person displays courage in the face of adversity, performs a heroic act, or offers a simple gesture of kindness.

It’s up to you to put these young heroes in the spotlight.

Community events

You can’t blame organizers of the annual Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce trade show for scratching their heads this week, nor feeling quite frustrated.

After all, the 10th-annual show was sold out from an exhibitors point of view, the curling club provided a cozy, professional-looking setting, and 10 great door prizes (supplied by local businesses) were up for grabs.