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Business award nominees announced

The Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce is getting the envelopes ready after announcing the list of nominees for this year’s business awards on Monday.

The winners in the seven categories won’t be announced until the Chamber’s annual awards banquet Saturday at La Place Rendez-Vous.

This year’s nominees include:

Times goes paperless

What you are reading is a paperless paper, and you have been for the past week.

It sounds like a contradiction. After all, how could a newspaper be made without paper—and still be called a paper of any sort?

Jobs won’t heat up with season

The local tourism industry may be taking off but it isn’t likely to lead to more job openings this year. And the early end to winter isn’t likely to mean staff is hired any earlier, either.

Neil McInnis, executive director with the Sunset Country Travel Association, said winter may be gone but that doesn’t change the other seasons—fishing and hunting.

Tourism season looking promising

The upcoming season is looking promising as local tourist operators wrap up the trade show circuit and open up shop for the summer months.

But while the strong U.S. dollar may be helping, those in the tourism industry here stressed the exchange rate can’t be given all the credit for the season ahead.

Tourism season looking promising

The upcoming season is looking promising as local tourist operators wrap up the trade show circuit and open up shop for the summer months.

But while the strong U.S. dollar may be helping, those in the tourism industry here stressed the exchange rate can’t be given all the credit for the season ahead.