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Food creates memories

It was about eight years ago when my youngest son, Noah, and I rented an engine hoist to remove the 289-V8 engine out of our 1965 Ford Mustang father and son project.

Although the body of this car had no rust whatsoever, the rest of the car pretty much needed a complete rebuilding from ground up.

In unlikely places

I was weeding this morning, pulling invaders while the sun was busy elsewhere.

Thankfully, I no longer have a lawn to tend to, but I have a few areas of perennials, with hosta and brown-eyed Susans and the like.


In a story on page A1 of yesterday's Times, it was incorrectly reported that Resolute Forest Products received government funding for the construction of an electricity-producing wind turbine at the Fort Frances mill.

Resolute actually received funding for the construction of an electricity-producing turbine for the biomass boiler.

Powlowski elected as Liberal candidate

Current MP Don Rusnak withdrew his name as a candidate in the federal election earlier this year and the Liberal Party has now selected a new face.

The party announced late Monday that Marcus Powlowski received the nomination following association meetings held in Atikokan, Fort Frances, and Thunder Bay, defeating fellow Liberals Shelby Ch'ng, Christy Radbourne, and David Bruno.

Tour de fort RLS

It's time to party, and the whole of Fort Frances is invited.

Tour de Fort is hosting two summertime concerts at the Rainy Lake Square in August, which Tour de Fort programming co-chair John Payne said is a way to say thank you to a community that has made the local concert series a success for so many years.