Come Sept. 1, over ten local children will be experiencing an alternative course of education, when the Conseil de District Catholique des Aurores Boreales opens its “French as a primary language” school here.
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Fort Frances Little Theatre wants to leave their audience laughing as they wrap up their 1998/1999 season with Neil Simon’s female-version of “The Odd Couple.”
Fishing enthusiasts, casual and otherwise, should sharpen up on their line-casting skills now as there are big prizes and lots of fun waiting for them at the United Native Friendship Centre’s “Wilderness Expo II” on Sat., May 8.
“Lights, camera, action!” is what co-op student Mark Colvin has become used to with his current placement at Videon.
“I do everything,” Colvin stated, describing a typical week as editing and camera work from Monday to Wednesday, working on the TV show “Plugged In” on Thursday, and preparing for the next weeks shows on Friday.
Call him a poet, a story teller, or guy who just gets a kick out of old records, audience members will tell you Stuart McLean ended the 1998/99 “tour de fort” series in style.
Imagine you are a skilled handyman but you can’t find work anywhere.
Now add in a family, including a wife and three children to feed, and a set of circumstances where you fail to qualify for any unemployment benefits.
What would you do?
Such is the quandary facing Ivan Sieveking, an Emo man who has been out of work since the middle of March.
When St. Jude’s Convent closed its doors as a functioning residence for the “Sisters of Our Lady of the Missions” Saturday afternoon, a chapter in Fort Frances’ history closed as well.
The 1999 Rainy River District Music and Drama Festival went off without a hitch this year, culminating in a spectacular Highlights Concert featuring 36 performances, and two Rose Bowl winners.
As the boating season revs into high gear, young boaters are reminded that under a new law passed at the beginning of this year, they are now required to obtain a licence to operate a motorboat on Canadian waters.
Almost 9,500 Bell Canada operators and technicians from across Ontario and Quebec, including 15 here, remain on strike for a third week with no apparent end in sight.