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Fort Frances Time Online Edition - November 21, 2016

Tea time

Duane Hicks

Vi Plumridge, left, chose a dainty from a tray offered by Gemma Lamonato during Saturday’s tea, bake sale, and bazaar at Zion Lutheran Church. It was a busy weekend at local churches, with similar events at Knox United and St. John’s Anglican on Saturday and then the C.W.L.’s Christmas tea and bazaar at St. Mary’s on Sunday.

Tbaytel donates to parade

Duane Hicks

Tbaytel has proven it’s indeed a “Good Neighbour” this holiday season by donating $1,000 to the “Community Christmas Parade,” which is set to go this Saturday.

Parade co-ordinator Scott Krienke-Turvey of Ink Spotz Apparel+ said he had applied to the Tbaytel for Good Community Fund’s Good Neighbour grant in hopes to get some extra dollars to help out.

Driver charged after accident

From the OPP

The Rainy River District OPP was notified of a single motor-vehicle collision on Highway 71 in Chapple Township on Saturday around 8 a.m.

A 23-year-old Northwest Angle First Nation woman was arrested at the scene and taken to Fort Frances for breath tests.

She was charged with having a blood alcohol level over 80 mg and driving while suspended.

Trio hurt in train collision

From the OPP

At 7:44 a.m. today, the Rainy River District OPP responded to the report of a train/motor vehicle collision on Lauzon Road in the Township of Dawson.

A 2016 Dodge Caravan collided with a Canadian National Railway freight train.

As a result, three occupants of the van were taken to hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

The train crew suffered no injuries.

Muskies sweep


The Sioux Lookout Warriors were viewed as an up-and-coming team in the NorWOSSA girls’ hockey during the pre-season.

It seems as though they still have a way to go before meeting those expectations.

The three-time defending league champion Muskies made it business as usual against the host Warriors late last week—cruising to a two-game sweep to kick off the regular season.

Bonot rink wins crown


Small town teamed up with big city and went on to rule the country.

Next up: the world.

Stratton native Trevor Bonot skipped his Northern Ontario rink to the 2017 Canadian mixed curling championship in Yarmouth, N.S. with a 5-2 win over Manitoba in Saturday’ final.

Hard shot

Joey Payeur

Peyton Avis of the Fort Frances Bantam ‘AA’ Canadians fired away against International Falls Broncos’ goalie Mitchell Nemec during the first period of the gold-medal final in the Canadians’ home tournament yesterday at the Ice For Kids Arena. The Broncos took the title with a 5-3 victory as Fort Frances settled for silver.

‘Spirit of Christmas’

Heather Latter

June Keddie admired this tree made of wine—one of the more than 130 items up for grabs yesterday afternoon during the “Spirit of Christmas” at La Place Rendez-Vous.

Sabra recalls hummus amid listeria contamination fears

Health & Wellness
The Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Some varieties of Sabra hummus are being recalled amid concerns over possible listeria contamination.

The Food and Drug Administration says the voluntary recall announced by Sabra Dipping Company includes hummus products with a “Best Before” date of Jan. 23, 2017, or earlier. The products were sent to retailers in the U.S. and Canada.

Pope indefinitely extends special permission on abortion


VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis is allowing all priests to absolve women of the “grave sin” of abortion, extending indefinitely special permission he had granted for the duration of the just-ended Holy Year of Mercy.

Trump children’s roles blur line between transition, company

By Jonathan Lemire The Associated Press

NEW YORK — Nearly every morning since their father’s stunning victory on Election Day, three of Donald Trump’s grown children walk through the Trump Tower lobby and board an elevator. But are Don Jr., Ivanka and Eric going to the campaign office on the 5th floor? Their business offices on the 25th floor? The president-elect’s penthouse on the 56th floor?

This hot cocktail is soothing and comforting on a cold day

By The Culinary Institute Of America The Associated Press

After a snowy walk or long day on the slopes, there’s nothing like curling up under a warm blanket. Maybe you have a fire going and the dog asleep at your feet, with a good book just within reach.

Tomatillo salsa offers fresh approach to poaching salmon

By Sara Moulton The Associated Press

The French love to cook fish by poaching it in a flavoured liquid, usually a combination of white wine and water, leeks or onions, and some herbs. It’s a notably lean way to roll because there’s no fat involved. And the finished product is reliably tender because it’s been cooked at a low temperature.