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Ayiana Gagne made a big splash at the Northwestern Ontario Long Course Championships held Friday and Saturday in Thunder Bay.
The Fort Frances Aquanaut had a great weekend in racking up eight medals in the women's age 13-14 division.
Officers of the Fort Frances OPP have charged an adult male with impaired driving.
On Feb. 3 around 2:20 p.m., during a routine motorized snowmachine patrol on the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Club's trails surrounding Fort Frances, officers stopped a 1995 all-terrain vehicle.
Upon speaking with the male driver, officers suspected he had alcohol in his body.
On Feb. 1 around 3:40 p.m., Dryden OPP officers conducted a traffic stop for a Highway Traffic Act offence on Highway 17 in Eton Township (west of Dryden).
As a result, officers seized 27 cases of cigarettes with a total estimated value of $81,000.
Austin Armstrong scored twice to pace the Muskie boys' hockey team to a 4-2 win over the International Falls Broncos in the finale of their annual two-game “Border Battle” exhibition series Thursday night in front of a full house at the Ice For Kids Arena.
The Muskies swept the series after taking the opener 4-1 back on Dec. 21 in the Falls.
Talk about an impressive showing by the Muskie senior boys' basketball team.
The black-and-gold won all three of their games en route to claiming the title at the Kenora Invitational Tournament hosted by the Broncos on Friday and Saturday.
The Muskies opened play Friday afternoon with a 65-52 win over the Sioux Lookout Warriors.
This week's bitter cold snap has impacted exams at Fort High after buses were cancelled both yesterday and again today.
Fort High has remained open and those students with transportation to the school had the option to still write exams at their originally-scheduled time.
With Borderland in a deep freeze for about a week now, residents are doing what they can to stay warm and deal with cold-weather problems such as frozen pipes.
But after responding to two fires since Saturday, the Fort Frances Fire and Rescue Service is warning people to keep fire safety in mind.
Town officials have done their part and now only can take a “wait and see” approach as to what may happen with the prospective sale of the local pulp and paper mill.