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Fort man killed in collision

A Fort Frances man has been killed in a motor vehicle-pedestrian collision on Hwy. 11/17, west of Fraser Road in Thunder Bay

At approximately 5:21 a.m. Monday, officers from the Thunder Bay detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), as well as Superior North Emergency Medical Service (EMS) responded to a report of the collision.

Town still seeking mill buyer

The clock is ticking.

The Town of Fort Frances announced at the beginning of the month that it had 90 days to begin a purchase process with a buyer for the idle mill here.

Mayor June Caul said two companies are still interested in trying to make a deal and she sent them a personal letter regarding their interest at last night's council meeting.

Lakers split games on road

The Fort Frances Lakers showed off some of their patented early-season resilience by splitting a pair of games over the weekend.

After rallying for a 4-3 shootout win over the host Red Lake Miners on Friday night, the Lakers followed that up with a hard-fought 3-2 road loss to the Dryden GM Ice Dogs last night.