Cellphone customers in Fort Frances soon should have more service providers to choose from after town council on Monday night approved a request from Dryden Municipal Telephone System to lease space on the water tower for a cellular antenna, and directed that an authorizing bylaw be prepared.
Duane Hicks has been a staff writer/photographer for the Fort Frances Times since 1998, becoming editor in 2019. 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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