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Police survey shaping up here

The OPP “Policing for Results” telephone survey is nearly halfway done, with nine volunteers putting in many hours to help out.

“It’s going well. We’re up to 128 surveys completed as of last Friday,” Fort Frances OPP Cst. Mark Boileau noted, adding the target number is around 350.

Winter carnival fun for all

Nicole Wishart probably will spend the next few weeks nurturing the re-growth of the tips of her fingernails after losing them to the cold while sculpting her “South Park” snowman.

“I was mixing snow and water together outside to make slush for [my snowman] and every time I dipped my hands in the slush, they froze,” she said Monday.

Mihichuk tops at ‘Quest’

Heather Mihichuk made her second appearance at “Quest for the Best” pay off, singing her way to first place in the annual event before a crowd of 300 packed into the arena auditorium Friday night.

“I’m surprised that I won,” remarked Mihichuk, who performed “From This Moment” by Shania Twain to snare the $500 prize.

‘Tomorrow’ report well-received by town council

After more than a year in the making, the “Tomorrow 2000+” report officially was presented to the town council here Monday night by committee chair Jim Cumming.

“Collected in 1997/98, this document is a record of people’s suggestions that would make this district a better place to live,” began Cumming, noting responses were collected from residents from Mine Centre to Rainy River.