Youngsters enjoyed wading in the pool during the Fort Frances Nursery School’s annual “beach party” there this morning.
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Goalie Scott Parsons of the Fort Frances KC Knights stretched to rob Brandon Pentek of the Kenora Thistles early in the final of the annual PeeWee 'AA' tournament here yesterday. Parsons and the Knights won the crown, beating Kenora 6-1.
Margaret Schonewille, executive director of the local Alzheimer Society, weighed some pennies turned in during the annual “Penny for Your Thoughts” weigh-in Saturday morning at Canadian Tire here. The two-day fundraiser saw a total of 181 pounds of copper donated, including a 102-pound donation from the Royal Canadian legion Br. #29, and 30 pounds from Claude DeBenedet.
Captains Quinn Amiel, left, and Brad Pawlowski, right, battled for the puck at centre ice Saturday night in the first of a pair of games between the Sabres and Thunder Bay Bearcats. While each notched a goal during that game, Amiel proved the better of the two yesterday, netting two goals while Pawlowski was ejected late in the game.
Honourary chef Jennie Condon of B93•FM, right, served up cream of broccoli and cheese soup to Ted and Annie Fitzgerald during the local Alzheimer Society’s “Chefs’ Charitable Dinner and Auction” last night at the Adventure Inn.
Mary Hickling, left, and Linda Reed, part of Dave Hickling’s rink, played against Tom Wherley’s squad Saturday afternoon during the annual “Icebox of the Nation” bonspiel at the Fort Frances Curling Club. Neither team made it much further, but Bryan Bonot’s rink from Stratton took the ‘A’ final over Tom Mayer’s foursome from International Falls.
Fort Frances Jr. Sabres players took time away from the ice yesterday to visit Rainycrest, where they joined in playing TV Bingo with some of the residents.
While it may have been cold outside, Juno Award-winning singer Connie Kaldor heated up the stage last night at the Townshend Theatre during the first “tour de Fort” concert of 2008. Embracing elements of gospel, rock, country and western, folk, bluegrass, and adult contemporary, Kaldor not only entertained the crowd with her original songs, but her insightful between-song story-telling.
Csts. Pete Drouin, left, and Paul Davis of the OPP Traffic Unit, along with Cst. Anne McCoy and Cst. Greg Johnson, rear, showed off the two brand new sleds—Ski-Doo 550s—they just got last week to supplement the force’s fleet.
Cheryl Behan, foreground, Kerry Zucchiatti, and Kris Krag were among those who turned out for the Rainy Lake Nordic Ski Club’s candlelight ski Saturday night at the Rocky Inlet trails. Afterwards, everyone gathered at the club’s chalet to enjoy some food and music by the Mud Lake City Boys.