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Fort Frances Times Online Edition - February 6, 2020

OPP catch rash of impaired drivers

News
Megan Walchuk
Editor

Drivers are being warned that's its never okay to drink and drive, after OPP charged four local drivers with impaired driving in the last week.

“People still aren't getting the message,” said Provincial Constable Jim Davis of the OPP

However, recent changes in legislation have given officers more power on the roadsides and many are using them to crack down on drunk driving.

Public input sought by town

News
Staff

The future of the Shelvin Wood Yard and Nursing Station is currently being determined and the town is requesting public input.

Through provincial and federal funding, Fort Frances recently hired consultants to assist in creating redevelopment plans for both properties.

International Falls Airport Terminal Project lauded

District
Press Release

The new Falls International Airport Terminal project in International Falls has been recognized for its engineering.

Project Petunia seeking 2020 sponsors

District
Press Release

The Rainy River Future Development Corporation (RRFDC) is seeking donors for Project Petunia.

Project Petunia is an initiative to beautify Fort Frances in the spring and summer months by hanging baskets of petunias along Kings Highway.

Twinning Highway 17 moves forward

District
Press Release

Kenora, ON - MP Eric Melillo was proud to join representatives from the Ontario government for an announcement regarding the progress of the Trans-Canada Highway twinning project in Kenora.

Muskies win three versus Warriors

Sports
Staff

It was nearly a clean sweep for the Muskie court sports teams against the visiting Sioux Lookout Warriors on Monday afternoon.

Three of the four squads came away with wins over the Warriors in NorWOSSA action at Fort High.

In boys' basketball action, the Muskie seniors improved to a league-best 6-0 with a 87-46 romp over the Warriors (3-2).

Muskie boys double Falls Broncos

Sports
Staff

The Muskie boys' hockey team fought back from a two-goal deficit to pull out a thrilling 4-3 win over the International Falls Broncos in the finale of their annual two-game “Border Battle” in front of a packed house at the Ice For Kids Arena on Tuesday night.

Over 700 fans packed the stands to watch the Muskies split the series at a game apiece against their border rivals.