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Police charge ATV driver

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.

Muskie boys sweep Falls

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.

Exams affected by cold

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.

Fire safety being urged

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.