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Tree pickup slated for Saturday

The Fort Frances Fire Department is doing a Christmas tree pickup in town this Saturday (Jan. 11).

Those who would like their tree removed are asked to place it lengthwise on their curb by 1 p.m. on Saturday.

“We just ask people to put them out where it's visible, out towards the curb is best for us,” noted Fort Frances fire capitan, Rob Dokuchie.

Lakers split with Norskies again

The Fort Frances Lakers weren't quite able to build off the success of opening 2020 with a win last week.

After edging the Thief River Falls Norskies 4-3 on Thursday night at the Ralph Engelstad Arena, it was a different story here on Saturday night as the Norskies prevailed by a 6-3 count at the Ice For Kids Arena.