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Finishing touches

Connie Cuthbertson put the finishing touches on this piece, entitled “The Canoe Channel,” at her studio Monday in preparation for a new art exhibit with Wayne Yerxa called “This Place Where We Live.” The exhibit will open at the Fort Frances Museum tomorrow (Nov. 10), with a reception slated from 7-9 p.m. The exhibit then will remain on display through mid-January. See story A10.

Going in

Who you gonna call? No, it wasn’t the “Ghostbusters” but Fort Frances Fire Chief Frank Sheppard, front, firefighter Rob Dokuchie, and OPP Cst. Darren Daniew who headed into the vacant Rainy Lake Hotel last Wednesday to secure it.

UNFC art exhibit

Carl Paypom, a student with the UNFC’s Alternative Secondary School Program, showed off some masks and paintings created by students during the Artists-in-Residence program held there over the past three years. The art is on exhibit at the Fort Frances Museum until January.

Back in action

Raymond Roy focused his attention towards the other end of the sheet as he made a shot during Monday night men’s league action at the Fort Frances Curling Club. After some delays due to the installation of a new geo-thermal system, the local curling season hit the ice for the first time last week.

Exhibit coming

Connie Cuthbertson moved this piece, entitled “The Summer Birches,” from the wall of her studio yesterday afternoon in preparation for a new art exhibit with Wayne Yerxa called “This Place Where We Live.” The exhibit will open at the Fort Frances Museum this Thursday (Nov. 10), with a reception slated from 7-9 p.m. The exhibit then will remain on display through mid-January.

Crafts for sale

Katelynn Jack checked out the elves, handmade by her mom, Carla, that were on display Saturday during an artisans’ sale at the Church of the Holy Spirit here. More than 20 different vendors had their wares available—selling everything from wreaths and signs to hats and jewellery.

Plenty of pie

Judy Klyne, Rosanna DeGagne-Tweedie, Joanne Gosselin, and Silvia Gunderson held up some of the many pies that filled up tables at the start of the annual Remembrance Day Tea yesterday afternoon at the local Legion.

Promoting peace

Jada Eide’s piece of art was selected by local judges as the winning entry from Robert Moore School in the Fort Frances Lions Club’s annual peace poster contest This year’s theme was “Children Know Peace,” with entries judged on originality, artistic merit, and expression of the theme.

Opening night

The cast of the Fort Frances High School’s annual musical revue, entitled “Saving Lives,” performed a number during the opening night of the show yesteday evening at the Townshend Theatre. The revue hits the stage there again tonight and tomorrow, with the curtain rising at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available at Northwoods Gallery & Gifts and at the door.