Ed Katona used to drive by cyclists on the highway and wonder what they were thinking about as they pedalled across the miles. Now he doesn’t have to.
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Convicted poachers will face far more serious consequences for having outstanding fines under a new law that will come into effect this fall.
After spending nearly a week with their different host families from across Rainy River District, the 11 children from Belarus were reunited Saturday at a picnic at Pither’s Point Park.
Organized by the Rainy River Multicultural Association, the picnic was the first organized event in which all the children and their host families could get together.
Fort Frances CAO Bill Naturkach was named president of the Association of Municipal Managers, Clerks and Treasurers of Ontario at its annual general meeting June 17.
Naturkach was elected vice-president of the association last year, with the support of Fort Frances mayor and council. From that position, he was appointed to the top spot for this year.
“One coat, once, guaranteed” is the motto of Roger Greenhalgh since he became the distributor of a new sealant called “Lifetime.”
Currently the only Canadian distributor west of Sudbury to offer “Lifetime,” the Fort Frances man decided he had to be the one to introduce the sealant to the rest of the country after learning of it last year.
Adia Huss-Solomon, 17, and Dino Morelli, 15, got off to a good start in the Miss and Mr. Fun in the Sun pageant by taking top honours in the talent portion Sunday night.
Huss-Solomon wowed the judges with her guitar and vocal rendition of “You’re Still the One” by Shania Twain while Morelli strutted his stuff in a choreographed dance routine to “Staying Alive.”
A dream Caroline Gagné has had since she was a little girl is about to come true as she prepares to head off to the Miss Canada International Pageant in Toronto in August.
Gagné will be representing Fort Frances at the pageant.
She said she came across information on the pageant by accident on the Internet while trying to get information on the Miss Hawaiian Tropic contest.
Just one month shy of being here two years, Lt. Michael and Wendy Cumben left the area last weekend for a new assignment with the Salvation Army.
The young couple and their daughter, Emily, headed for Spring Hill, N.S. on Sunday, about a 90-minute drive from Halifax.
“We expected [to stay] longer but we’re in the army. It’s part of the package,” Lt. Cumben said last week.
Pat Giles will chair the board of directors of Riverside Health Care Facilities Inc. for a fourth consecutive year after members agreed to suspend a bylaw that restricts the same person from holding that position for more than three.
A law that would require Canadians to carry a visa to enter the United States is one step closer to being quashed.
The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee approved a funding bill amendment last week that would strike out those portions of an immigration bill passed in 1996.
That legislation amendment now has to go to the senate floor for a vote.