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Day dreaming

Colt Gallinger is enjoying the lake views and beautiful spring weather with his family. What is your family doing to stay busy during COVID-19? Take a high resolution photo, and send it to us, so we can share it with readers! Send your pictures to tips@fortfrances.com.

Horsing around

The Donaldson family has has been using their Belgian draft horses to prepare their land. Above, Jeb, is working up the garden by pulling a spring-tooth harrow. Right, Jeb is working with his mother, Jane to pull a disc to prepare the field for planting. Jill and Jane, being driven by Lee Donaldson, are pulling a potato hiller to cover the newly planted potatoes.

Breaking down barriers

Above, volunteers Emma and Aurora received training to go tandem, to prepare them to assist riders using the adaptive equipment. Shawna Ritchie, co-owner, along with partner Mar Fraczkiewicz, are raising funds to expand their services to all abilities.

Wet helper

Greyson Yatchuk, 2, has been helping his mom plant a perennial garden. So much joy in playing with the hose and getting dirty! What has your family been doing to stay busy during COVID-19? Take a high resolution photo, and send it in, so we can share it with readers! E-mail your pictures to tips@fortfrances.com.

Tea time

Siblings Cruz and Hayden Egan decided to launch an enterprise, selling baked goods and iced tea, to help pass the time during COVID-19. What has your family been doing to stay busy during COVID-19? Take a high resolution picture, and send it to us, so we can share it with other readers! Send your photos to tips@fortfrances.com.

Monster art

Hudson and Porter show off the blow art monsters they made using instructions from Community Living Fort Frances and District’s Open Air Art Studio. The Open Air Art Studio Facebook page posts a new instructional video every week and provides a list of the materials that will be needed to take part. The most recent art project is for a DIY Flower Panel.

Purity Farms

Larry Lamb, above, with his wife Linda, may be getting ready to retire, but his lifetime of farm advocacy and innovation will leave a lasting legacy on the Rainy River District. The owner of Purity Seeds Limited, upper left, has used his background in science and education for the betterment of his neighbours and region.

Go live cutline

Riverside celebrated their latest “Go-Live" accomplishment. In partnership with Rainy River Drugs the Emo and Rainy River Health Centres successfully completed their transition from paper to electronic despite these challenging "COVID times”.

Windigo cutline

Siblings Arianna and Colby Windigo were out for a fun wagon ride/walk around their home on Nigigoonsiminikaaning First nation. Both have been passing the time outside almost all day everyday playing with their toys and going for walks, trying to stay active. What has your family been doing during COVID-19?