Local calves sold at healthy prices during last Saturday’s auction at Stratton, further re-enforcing the revamped cattle barn as a viable part of the area’s beef market.
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Voters from the unorganized areas east of Fort Frances will be able to vote for public school trustees at the board office here Nov. 8 after the Rainy River District School Board voted to have an advance poll at its regular meeting last night.
The Rainy River District School Board is making intensive efforts to address early literacy—and the plan for doing so this year was presented by literacy co-ordinators Maureen Ricard and Penny Newman at last night’s regular meeting here.
While Bob Manning may be the Elks national leader for 2000-01, also known the “Grand Exalted Ruler,” moving “up the ladder” by no means involves getting a rest as he plans to spend the year ahead touring the country.
“I plan to spend 250 days on the road in the next year,” said Manning yesterday, who came from Delburne, Alta. to Fort Frances to visit the local lodge.
As various school councils continue with their School Improvement Planning for 2000-01, the Rainy River District School Board last night took a look back at what several schools have achieved in the past year.
The Fort Frances Elementary Facilities Review Committee said yesterday it will keeping details of its three recommendations under wraps as it passes them on to be finalized by the Pupil Accommodation Committee.
Principal Jerry O’Leary is staying positive the water once again will be safe at the Sturgeon Creek annex in Stratton after a sample came back “clean” on Monday.
“They tested again today as we have to get two tests back with positive results. But we should find out in a couple of days,” he said yesterday.
“Hopefully, we can put an end to this story,” he added.
Area residents who’ve thought of buying a scooter to help them stay independently mobile and active will have the chance to try one out when they visit the Shoppers Home Health Care booth at the Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce Trade Show this Friday and Saturday.
With a combination of solid beef prices across the country, the new scale, and more than $500,000 recently handed out by the local co-operative group, this weekend’s cattle sale in Stratton is expected to be a good one.
As funeral services for long-time Emo doctor John O’Sullivan were held yesterday at the Legion Hall there, many residents and co-workers shared their thoughts on the loss of a pillar of their community.
“I can remember when he first came here,” said former Emo reeve Brian Reid, who was still a boy when Dr. O’Sullivan arrived there in 1964.