The town is currently working on developing its next strategic plan which will help guide the municipality in all of its decisions-making and provide a vision of what the community can look like in three years.
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Better late than never.
Newcomer Stone Stelzl scored with just 91 seconds left in regulation time to lift the Fort Frances Lakers to an exciting 2-1 win over the Red Lake Miners in the pre-season finale for both teams yesterday afternoon at the Ice For Kids Arena.
The SIJHL has announced that tonight’s scheduled pre-season game between the Red Lake Miners and Fort Frances Lakers at the Ice For Kids Arena has been postponed.
The cause of the postponement is due to a breakdown of the Miners' team bus, thus preventing Red Lake from travelling to Fort Frances in time for the contest.
As September rolls into town once again, it's time to gear up for an annual charity event.
The Terry Fox Run is set to go on Sunday, Sept. 15 at the Sorting Gap Marina, and with it comes the chance to help those in need.
The event is being run by the Fort Frances Volunteer Bureau, and organizer Judy Koski said the day is as straightforward and important as it's ever been.
If you're looking for an activity for your child, or just for you, over the winter, then the place to be tonight is the Memorial Sports Centre.
The auditorium at the arena will play host to the one-stop “Sport & Club Registration Night” from 5-7 p.m., offering everyone a chance to learn more about the clubs operating around town, as well as register to participate with them.
The Town of Fort Frances has issued a Notice of Seizure for close to $500,000 in unpaid taxes to 2670568 Ontario Limited, which is a subsidiary of Riversedge Developments—the current owner of the Fort Frances mill.
The Notice of Seizure was put on the entrances to the mill properties yesterday morning in an effort to protect taxpayers, according to town CAO Doug Brown.
The Fort Frances Lakers might be off to an 0-2 start to the SIJHL pre-season but head coach and general manager Wayne Strachan is pleased with the effort he has seen so far from his players.
There were no new forest fires confirmed in the West Fire Region yesterday by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF).
No new blazes have been reported since late August.
There are currently 11 active fires in the region. One fire is under control, and 10 fires are being observed.
Town council and the four Agency One bands are coming closer to mutually finalizing an agreement regarding Point Park and adjacent park lands.
“Our aim is to begin redeveloping Point Park to be a public park to be enjoyed by residents and tourists as soon as possible,” said Mayor June Caul during last night's council meeting.