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Piper & carson

Carson Ritcey-Thorpe, left, and Piper Hayes make up the duo “Piper & Carson.” Hayes describes herself as a singer-songwriter and mental health advocate, often booking mental health workshops into their tours. The pair will be bringing their folk/roots sound to From the Grind Up tomorrow evening.

McLeod

Bruce McLeod had a long and distinguished career as a builder while serving his Alma mater, the University of Minnesota∕Duluth, in varying administrative capacities and as the commissioner of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association. The Fort Frances native will be one of five builders inducted into the Fort Frances Sports Hall of Fame this Saturday.

Checking out crops

New farm owner and first-time soybean grower, Conrad Martin, left showed off his farm to attendees of the crop and soil tour on Thursday. The tour was hosted by the Emo Agricultural Research Station and soil profiles were conducted by Sebastian Belliard, soil management specialist for the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs.

Crop sample

Sebastian Belliard, soil management specialist for the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA), took a look at the soil profile of John Sawatzky's farm that's south of Emo on Thursday morning during the Emo Agricultural Research Station's (EARS) soil and crop tour.

Fawcett, Scott

Scott Fawcett enjoyed a nearly 30-year coaching career at various levels in football, in which he was a part of 10 championship teams. The Fort Frances native will be inducted into the “builder” category with this year's Fort Frances Sports Hall of Fame class next month.

Weighing calf

Members of the United Beef Club worked with a heifer in preparation for the new fitting and grooming competition that will be held at the fair this year on Friday, Aug. 16 from 9-10 a.m. Four members from each club will be grooming their selected animal in front of the crowd. Be sure to check out this new competition.