You are here

Rusty Garbage

Sturegon Creek School prinicpal Kendall Olsen helped student Brody Mann with a piece of rusty debris found along the shores of the Rainy River in Barwick.

Environmentally friendly

Grade 3 students Hannah Johnston, left, Cameron Lidkea, Chris Silver, Morgan Deschamps, and Lauren Vold were among the J.W. Walker students and parent volunteers who cleaned up garbage along the riverfront Monday afternoon. J.W.

Pitching in

Grade 3 student Morgan Deschamps was among the J.W. Walker students and parent volunteers who cleaned up garbage along the riverfront yesterday. J.W. Walker was one of several district schools that participated in the nation-wide TD Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup.

Mouthguard clinic

Eight-year-old Michael Drouin was fitted for a mouthguard by dental hygienist Jessica Ogden during the mouthguard clinic at the Fort Frances Dental Clinic last night. Drouin, an avid hockey fan, was one of the many youths to attend.

Nice drive!

Rob Crowe, right, admired his drive on the 14th hole during the Kitchen Creek Championship Open yesterday afternoon as his uncle, Bob Crowe, looked on. Rob went on to shoot 71 and win the tournament while Bob’s 75 earned him the prize for top net score.

Balancing act

Tyler Kinnear pulled off a rail grind Saturday afternoon during the inaugural Neil Roy Memorial Skateboarding Tournament at the local skate park. Kinnear, who placed second in the 16 and older division, was among the two dozen skateboarders who competed in front of more than 140 people.

Off you go!

Emcee Paul Morrison signalled the start of the ninth-annual Rainy River Walleye Tournament, which was delayed 15 minutes by heavy rain and lightning this morning. Eighty-seven teams are chasing the $15,000 first prize up for grabs in the two-day tournament, which wraps up tomorrow with the final weigh-in starting at 3:15 p.m.

Getting autographs

Fans of all ages lined up to meet country stars The Wilkinsons (Steve, right, and his children, Tyler and Amanda) last night at the Townshend Theatre during the kickoff of tour de Fort’s 15th season. The group, hailing from Belleville, Ont., played before a full house and were thrilled to sign autographs and visit with fans afterwards.

Balancing act

Muskie receivers worked on their equilibrium and catching skills on Tuesday as Dan Brunetta, left, Tyler Huntley, Cody Brown, and Adam Sliworsky took passes from Donny Krishka.