The Town of Fort Frances is pleased to have been informed that Repap Resources Group has notified Resolute Forest Products that it wishes to negotiate the purchase of the shuttered Fort Frances paper mill assets, with the intention of quickly moving to restart the facility in 2019.
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Issy Taylor netted a hat trick to pace the Muskie girls' hockey team to a 10-0 rout of the host Kenora Broncos in NorWOSSA action last night.
Tatum Glowasky and Reece McQuaker each scored twice as the black-and-gold improved to 2-2-0-1 in league play.
Kathryn Fischer, Abby Kenny, and Jill Calder added singles.
Whether or not town council will allow cannabis stores to operate in Fort Frances will be decided next month.
Town council agreed at its meeting Monday night to refer the matter to the Planning and Development executive committee for review and its recommendation, as suggested by Coun. Douglas Judson.
Former NHL star Theoren Fleury was in Rainy River District on Thursday to host a workshop entitled “Reflections on Healing and Trauma, a One-Day Conversation with Theo Fleury” held at the Couchiching multi-use facility.
Sarah Noonan of La Place Rendez-Vous asked town council yesterday evening to delay implementing the new four percent Municipal Accommodation Tax (MAT) until more questions and concerns can be addressed.
They battled hard but a title just wasn't to be in the end for the Muskie boys' hockey team over the weekend.
The black-and-gold went 3-0-1 before falling 3-1 to the Morris Mavericks in the 'B'-side final at the annual Victoria Inns tournament in Brandon, Man.
On Saturday around 2:15 a.m., a member of the Fort Frances OPP was advised of a traffic complaint while on patrol.
The motor vehicle was located and through conversation with the driver, the officer determined he had consumed alcohol.
OPP Auxiliary Insp. Murray Alexander, left, Debbie Alexander, and Robert Schulz were among the volunteers taking in donations of non-perishable food items outside Safeway during the annual “Stuff-a-Cruiser” campaign held Saturday.
Their comeback attempt fell short in the end but the Muskie girls' hockey team showed great resilience in a 5-4 shootout loss to the host Dryden Eagles in NorWOSSA action Thursday night.
After Dryden (4-1) had taken a 2-0 lead early in the first period, Savannah McGinnis fired home a feed from Martina Woods to trim it to 2-1 after 20 minutes.