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Library phone blitz reaches

The “Building for the Future” fundraising campaign’s “Drive for 35” phone blitz got off to a good start yesterday, having raised $9,000 of the final $35,000 needed to meet its $750,000 goal.

Campaign chair Mark Kowalchuk said this morning that thanks to the generosity of area residents, they’ve now reached $724,000.

MILDRED STAMARSKI

Mildred Stamarski, 88, of Fort Frances, Ont., passed away Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2008 at La Verendrye Hospital in Fort Frances.

Mildred was born Feb. 21, 1920 in Fort Frances to the late Archie and Nanie Rose. She was a member of St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church and the Catholic Women’s League in Fort Frances.

She loved flowers and enjoyed sitting in the window watching all the birds. She also enjoyed her trips with her husband, Stan, to Las Vegas, which they took regularly for 30 years.

Public offers input on condos

Local residents showed interest in the possibility of a new condominium in Fort Frances last night as 40-50 people showed up at the Civic Centre for a public information session.

Economic development officer Geoff Gillon conducted the session, explaining the impetus for it and what residents can do to show their interest in a potential development here.

HANNAH-WHITE

HANNAH-WHITE—Born to Jessica Wilson and James

Hannah-White, of Fort Frances, Ont., a girl, Amya Edan,

weighing 10 lbs. 13 oz. on September 9, 2008 at La

Verendrye General Hospital, Fort Frances, Ont.

WITHERSPOON

WITHERSPOON—Born to Amanda Ward and Bill

Witherspoon, of Devlin, Ont., a boy, Racin Allan, weighing 5 lbs. 4 oz. on August 29, 2008 at La Verendrye General Hospital, Fort Frances, Ont.