Zaila Rose, left, Kellyanne Legg, and Nova Dallas played a game of “Connect 4” on Monday morning at the Fort Frances Public Library, which hosted some free drop-in activities based around STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) for Family Day. The library was a popular spot; some families even were outside waiting for the doors to open at 10 a.m.
Duane Hicks has been a staff writer/photographer for the Fort Frances Times since 1998. Raised in Fort Frances, he left town in 1993 to attend the Journalism program at Carleton University in Ottawa. He returned in the spring of 1998, being hired at the Times shortly thereafter. He covers a variety of news beats, including municipal politics which he has covered since 2001. He also makes a mean salsa which he shares with the rest of the Times staff on his birthday.
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