Although le Conseil Scolaire de Catholique des Aurores Boreales definitely will be setting up a school here in September, a few details still need to be cleared up when the board’s director and school’s principal come to town next week.
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Under a new program started last November at Fort Frances High School to recognize the academic success of students there, discount cards entitled all Honour Roll students to special privileges at businesses throughout the district.
Envoy Eric Alcock of the local Salvation Army and two soldiers from the Citadel passed out leaflets at the driveway to the East End Hall yesterday to protest what they termed “the dark powers” of the psychic fair being held there.
Their presence sparked a brief but testy confrontation when one of the fair’s clairvoyants, Juliette Mageau, came out to speak to them.
Our Lady of the Way School in Stratton will host a guest from the Orient this September, it was revealed at the Northwest Catholic District School Board meeting Saturday.
“We applied, as a school, to receive a Japanese intern through the International Internship Program,” OLW principal Linda Huntley told trustees.
“And now we have a young woman coming Sept. 11.”
The U.S. government has taken action regarding an ongoing dispute between Minnesota and Ontario over fishing restrictions in place on Rainy River and Lake of the Woods.
Betty Wires, Lake of the Woods supervisor for the Ministry of Natural Resources, said it appears the state has opted to ignore the Minnesota-Ontario Boundary Waters Fisheries Atlas dated July, 1998.
A local man was killed Saturday when a westbound CN locomotive collided with the grader he was operating at a level crossing on George Armstrong Road, just east of the Noden Causeway.
Wayne Wickstrom, 39, of Fort Frances already was dead when the OPP arrived at the scene around 5:25 p.m.
“Ice for Kids” supporters broke into applause Monday night when town council gave unanimous approval to proceed with the second indoor ice surface adjacent to Memorial Arena and the Sportsplex.
But it came with a catch. A $250,000 catch.
Finding the money within the system to build the proposed second ice surface here was no small task but the end result— being able to do so without borrowing further or raising taxes—seemed worth it to council. at its regular meeting Monday night.
Fort Frances resident Gisela Seis, the controller at Northland Computers Plus here, is one of 300 North American businesswomen selected to participate in the first-ever Canada/U.S. Businesswoman’s Trade Summit running May 17-21 in Toronto.
Wilderness Expo II, staged by the “Li’l Eagles” of the United Native Friendship Centre here, went off without a snag Saturday, drawing many people, including lots of families, to the East End Hall.
“Things have gone well,” organizer Brad Herbert said Saturday afternoon. “It’s a little bit busier in the afternoon but the morning was kinda slow.