The Fort Frances Midget 'A' Canadians capped off the weekend in style as they nabbed a 3-1 win over the Westfort Rangers (Thunder Bay) in the championship final of their annual home tournament on Sunday at the Ice For Kids Arena.
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A local women was recognized for her generous contributions to the Fort Frances community at last night's regular council meeting.
Joy Lockman, who was nominated by Jennifer Wood, was chosen by the town's “Citizen of the Year” committee for her continued volunteerism around town.
Coun. Douglas Judson is proposing a draft bylaw that places a ban on single use plastics by Jan. 2021 at tonight's regular council meeting.
The draft bylaw prohibits businesses from distributing plastic checkout bags, food containers made of foam, plastic straws, and stir sticks.
The Muskie girls' hockey team took their border rivals to school on Saturday afternoon.
Issy Taylor scored twice and assisted on two others to pace the Muskies to a 5-1 win over the International Falls Broncos in the opener of their annual two-game “Border Battle” exhibition series at Bronco Arena.
A town councillor is trying to get Fort Frances to do a small part in the fight against climate change and environmental degradation.
Coun. Douglas Judson submitted a proposed bylaw to council that will ban single-use plastics, such as checkout bags, drinking straws, styrofoam food containers and other single-use products in town.
The Fort Frances Christmas Parade is in need of your help.
“The parade is Dec. 7 at 5 p.m., we need floats,” said parade organizer Scott Krienke-Turvey.
“This is a community Christmas parade and without community involvement on both sides of it, it doesn't work. Right now we have a limited number of floats, so we're hoping to double or triple that number.”
Years of hard work, fundraising and dreaming paid off for several local organizations last week.
Members of Riverside Health Care, Riverside Community Counselling Services and the Rainy River District Victim Services Program (RRDVSP) celebrated the opening of the sexual assault and patient care area Friday morning at La Verendrye General Hospital.
School boards from across Northwestern Ontario are looking for the public's input regarding the 2020-2021 school year.
The boards have released the 2020-2021 School Year Calendar Survey on their websites that are asking students, parents, staff and members of the public who are interested to weigh in on the calendar for students' next school year.
The Muskie football team was able to cap an impressive season with a championship.
An electrified offence scored early and often and the defence got stops when it need to as the third-ranked Muskies snared their first-ever WHSFL title with a 65-49 win over the fourth-place Churchill Bulldogs in the Canad Inns Bowl on Saturday afternoon at Investors Group Field in Winnipeg.