Don’t be surprised if you see about 150 people walking, running, or biking on Highway 621 from Sleeman to Bergland this Saturday starting at 8 a.m.
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Fort Frances should know next month whether it will be crowned one of Ontario’s most caring communities.
The town was one of 26 communities to make the short list for the Trillium Foundation’s “Caring Communities Awards”—and eligible for a $10,000 prize.
Working for La Place Rendez-Vous Hotel here can be quite a challenge for Joelle Blanc.
With the guidance of her father, George, and her uncle, Paul Noonan, who co-own the business, Blanc has slowly climbed the ladder to her present position of maitre d’.
“I like the business and working with numbers,” she noted.
For most, life may not be a riverboat fantasy as the song claims. But for the 11 people who cruised Lake of the Woods last weekend, life became just that.
And the event might be the boost needed to get more people taking advantage of the Historic Boundary Waterway’s natural beauty.
The Northwestern Health Unit has a new audiologist under its roof, and she wants everyone to hear her loud and clear that she plans to put roots down firmly in her job here.
Brenda Tullio, 27, replaces outgoing audiologist Jeff Naka, who moved to Thunder Bay.
Twelve dogs vied for top honours in fetching in the second-annual Four Paws Retrieving Contest held Friday at the Sorting Gap Marina as part of the Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship.
Entries were down seven from last year’s event but the calibre was still there, said organizer Dawnn Taylor, who didn’t believe fewer dogs meant less interest.
The local Safeway store is sharing its catch from the Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship, donating $4,750 each to the bass committee and the Fort Frances Sportsmen’s Club.
The money was raised from the sale of hamburgers, hot dogs and pop sold at the food booth Safeway ran during the tournament.
Tenders went out yesterday for a new double ice surface facility to be located next to the Sportsplex here, with Sept. 2 the deadline for proposals.
Members of the Ontario Public Servants Employees Union (OPSEU) may be back on the picket lines soon—but this time they won’t be alone.
Unionized workers across Ontario—including the Ontario Teachers’ Federation—are vowing to have a “common front” and go out on an illegal strike if the Harris government pushes through Bill 136.
Northwest Ontario Recycling Association levies could jump as the board of directors commits to balance its budget in 1998.
That’s the warning the 26-member municipalities, two First Nations and two local services boards have been given as the NORA board gears to make a decision at its Aug. 12 meeting in Fort Frances.