Fort Frances Lakers' forward Brett Hahkala forced Minnesota Iron Rangers' goalie Synjen Amende to make a difficult glove save as he set a screen in front during his squad's 6-2 win in SIJHL pre-season action Sunday night at the Ice For Kids Arena here.
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Grace Petsnick looked to dish a pass to a teammate during a Muskie senior girls' basketball practice yesterday afternoon at Fort High. The black-and-gold are slated to play in an exhibition tournament in Thunder Bay this weekend, then will open the NorWOSSA regular season at home next Thursday (Sept. 20) when they welcome the Dryden Eagles.
D.J. McKay made a polymer clay creation as Marcy Loveday looked on yesterday at the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre. The workshop, where participants made shapes out of clay and then baked and shellacked them, marked the last of Community Living Fort Frances and District's “Open Air Studio” sessions for the summer.
Natasha Yarmovich expressed her interest in joining the Wado Kai Karate Club by filling out a registration form during the inaugural “1-Stop Registration” event held by KidSport in the arena auditorium on Thursday evening. Residents had the opportunity to sign up for more than 20 different clubs, sports groups, and organizations.
Fort Frances Lakers' defenceman Anthony Antonelli (44) looked to keep a Minnesota Iron Rangers' opponent from scoring during his squad's 6-2 win last night in SIJHL pre-season action at the Ice For Kids Arena here. The Lakers swept the home-and-home series after claiming the opener by a 3-2 margin Saturday night in Hoyt Lakes.
Muskie junior girls' basketball coach Gord McCabe pointed to where he was going to throw a pass before sending the ball to one of the tryout participants yesterday afternoon in the FFHS gym. All four court teams, along with the Muskie football squad, will be getting their seasons underway later this month.
A crew from Makkinga Contracting was removing the sidewalk at the corner of the 300 block of Scott Street and Portage Avenue on Tuesday. The job will be exactly the same as that done on the 200 block last summer, replacing the interlocking bricks currently in place with grey and black paving stones. Trees on that block already have been cut down although the stumps haven't yet been removed.
A pair of glasses were scanned through the lensometer at Cousineau Eye Centre to quickly determine the prescription in the lenses. The technology is one of the many aspects that helps to make the centre “paperless.” Everything is integrated online into their computer system, eliminating the need for hard copy files.
Heart transplant recipient Curtis Jourdain, right, shared big smiles with his parents, Glenn and Genevieve, from Toronto General Hospital as he was being discharged Friday afternoon. Curtis will stay with his family in Toronto over the next three months—or longer—as he continues to recover from the 16-and-a-half hour-long heart transplant surgery he received back on July 23.
Early childhood education worker Nicole Cheetham welcomed Izabella Adams with a big hug as she arrived for her very first day of school this morning at St. Michael's. Students across the district headed back to the classroom today as school started after Labour Day locally for the first time in several years.