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Terry Fox Run set for Sunday

As September rolls into town once again, it's time to gear up for an annual charity event.

The Terry Fox Run is set to go on Sunday, Sept. 15 at the Sorting Gap Marina, and with it comes the chance to help those in need.

The event is being run by the Fort Frances Volunteer Bureau, and organizer Judy Koski said the day is as straightforward and important as it's ever been.

One-stop sign-up event slated tonight

If you're looking for an activity for your child, or just for you, over the winter, then the place to be tonight is the Memorial Sports Centre.

The auditorium at the arena will play host to the one-stop “Sport & Club Registration Night” from 5-7 p.m., offering everyone a chance to learn more about the clubs operating around town, as well as register to participate with them.

Notice of Seizure issued to mill owner

The Town of Fort Frances has issued a Notice of Seizure for close to $500,000 in unpaid taxes to 2670568 Ontario Limited, which is a subsidiary of Riversedge Developments—the current owner of the Fort Frances mill.

The Notice of Seizure was put on the entrances to the mill properties yesterday morning in an effort to protect taxpayers, according to town CAO Doug Brown.

No new fires in a few weeks

There were no new forest fires confirmed in the West Fire Region yesterday by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF).

No new blazes have been reported since late August.

There are currently 11 active fires in the region. One fire is under control, and 10 fires are being observed.

Lakers drop pair to start pre-season

It was a tough weekend to start the SIJHL pre-season schedule for the Fort Frances Lakers.

The Dryden GM Ice Dogs beat the Lakers by scores of 6-3 and 3-0 to sweep the weekend home-and-home series.

Six different skaters tallied for the Ice Dogs to help them double the Lakers 6-3 in the pre-season opener for both teams Friday night at the Ice For Kids Arena.