Kathy James and her granddaughter, Gillian Oster, visting from Stony Plain, Alta., shared a reading moment this morning at the Fort Frances Public Library.
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Rose and Rudy French went down to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005. Rudy French recently wrote a book about his experiences while serving as a missionary with his wife.
Donna Wasykowski has spent 38 years with the Fort Frances Horticultural Society, including serving as a judge for its annual flower and vegetable show taking place tomorrow (Aug. 7) at the old CN station.
A very popular event with the children was the coin and candy search, where toonies, loonies, and a variety of candies were hidden in a small haystack. The youngsters had a great time tossing the hay and searching for the prizes.
Heather and George Oltsher were one of the couples who competed in the swede saw competiton Saturday. The objective of the event was to cut a small log into four pieces, split the wood, and then deliver it in a wheelbarrow to the woodpile.
On the 52nd day of her 100-day bike tour around Ontario, Dee Miller arrived in town last Thursday and was presented with a Fort Frances sweatshirt by deputy mayor Sharon Tibbs outside the Civic Centre. Miller is spreading the word about her program which aims to help cancer survivors get physically mobile and active again.
Dan DeGagné, owner of Sunset Lock and Security here, checked out the keypad on a new home security system he installed in a Fort Frances residence last week.
Laura Godbout was busy cooking up local food for “The World’s Longest Barbecue” event on Saturday at the local farmers’ market.
Christine Jourdain pointed out her father, Glenn, in one of the old hockey team photos from St. Marguerite’s School during the opening of the museum’s exhibit on local residential schools last Thursday morning.
June Etienne, Lloyd Wheatley, and Freeda Carmody took part in their weekly SAGE (Sage Advice and Gentle Exercise for Seniors) class at Guthrie United Church in Devlin. The group, sponsored by the Emo-La Vallee-Chapple Healthy Commnuities Coalition, meets once a week for activities such as Tai-Chi.