The Lake of the Woods Envy scored three times in the second period en route to a 4-1 win over the Fort Frances Bladed Rebels in the Midget division's Gold-Medal Game of the Fort Frances Girls'/Women's Hockey Association's annual PeeWee and Midget tournament on Sunday afternoon at the Ice For Kids Arena.
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The Florida State University swimming and diving teams picked up three wins in front of a packed crowd on Senior Day at the Morcom Aquatics Center back on Jan. 25.
Swim, conquer, repeat.
That was the mantra for Kelly Lyons at the Alderwood Teddy Bares Masters Swim Club's 45th-annual swim meet held in Toronto back on Jan. 19.
The 57-year-old, who is originally from Fort Frances but now resides in Toronto, was outstanding in setting three provincial records at the meet while representing the North York Gators swimming club.
A recommendation to keep the Fort Frances Senior Centre at the Sister Kennedy Centre or relocate it to the recently vacated Fort Frances Daycare facility will come before council by the end of February.
Through a partnership with Science North, the Fort Frances Public Library and Technology Centre (FFPLTC) brought a special installment to the community in November of last year.
The library launched its permanent “Northern THINK Hub” centre, which offers a hands-on environment for users to have fun while learning about science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
A Fort Frances councillor shared a public service announcement during Monday night's council meeting, pertaining to tax payments to the town.
Coun. Andrew Hallikas said as many residents leave town for the winter, there's a misconception that they have to have someone pick up their mail so they can get their tax notice.
The province's Rural Economic Development (RED) program, which provides cost-share funding to support activities that create strong rural communities, has started accepting applications.
The program's intake will run until Feb. 24 and Mayor Caul said the Town of Fort Frances will submit an application, despite a very narrow window to apply.
The Fort Frances Atom 'AA' Canadians got a great offensive performance from Willem Kirk-Bertens but it wasn't enough as they dropped a narrow 4-3 decision to the Kenora Thistles in the Bronze-Medal Game on Sunday afternoon of their annual home tournament at “The Duke” (Couchiching Arena).
Beekeepers throughout the province are getting a sweet deal from the government for their honey producing businesses.
The governments of Canada and Ontario are supporting projects that will strengthen the health of managed honey bees and Ontario's beekeeping sector.
Borderland Pride received a boost in funding for their annual festivities last year which helped greatly in hosting a variety of events throughout the community.
The Winnipeg Foundation's Moffat Family Fund is a charitable organization that donates to 12 communities outside of Winnipeg each year and Fort Frances received a total of $93,000.