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J.J. Johanson

 

Judith “J.J.” Johanson reads from her book of published poems, Intersections, at the Fort Frances Library Technol- ogy Centre in 2019. The accomplished author has retired as the Fort Frances Times book reviewer, but that won’t keep her away from a good book. -File photo

Poinsettia care

Seas of poinsettia of all colours are an annual sight at Lowey's Greenhouse Market Garden, west of Fort Frances. With proper care, these festive plants can add a burst of colour to your house for months.

Out of the Cold opens doors

The doors are open and renovations are underway at the Fort Frances Out of the Cold shelter, now in its permanent home in the former Apostolic Way Church. The facility is open nightly for residents who need a safeand warm place to spend the night. The facility is also being renovated to house offices and treatment centre.

Open pit

New Gold revealed yesterday its Rainy River Project, located north of Barwick, now is scheduled for first production in September—a three-month delay from its initial target of July 1—and it will cost roughly $195 million more than its previous estimate to do so. The company also announced several personnel changes, including that Greg Bowkett has taken over as general manager of the project.