Riverside CEO Wayne Woods, “Just Imagine” campaign chair and current Foundation chair Deane Cunningham, and former Foundation chair Larry Cousineau did the honours of cutting the ribbon at the grand opening of the new CT scanner at La Verendrye Hospital yesterday afternoon as Riverside staff and board members Patti Johnson, far left, Teresa Hazel, John McTaggart, Sandra Beadle, Robin Wright, Su
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Thunder Bay haven’t been kind to the Fort Frances Jr. Sabres so far this season.
The Sabres lost their second game in as many nights to a Thunder Bay-based team, this time the Bearcats, by a 6-1 score last night. They are now a combined 0-5 against the Bearcats and Thunder Bay’s other team, the Fort William North Stars.
This week marks Local Government Week, which is being promoted by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, the Association of Municipal Managers, Clerks and Treasurers of Ontario and the Association of Municipalities of Ontario as a time for the public to learn more about municipal government.
Kids looking for something fun to do on their day off school on Monday (Oct. 27) need look no further than the Fort Frances Museum, which will be hosting a “Halloween Camp.”
Tess Coish, of Tess’ Kitchen here, is getting her Hallowe’en spirit on by building a haunted backyard for kids to enjoy next Friday night.
Coish always has loved Hallowe’en, and has been truly disappointed with the number of kids who have come to her home over the years. Last year only two showed up trick-or-treating.
It was a tough road trip for the Muskie court teams in Dryden yesterday.
The senior girls’ basketball team (4-3) fell 50-36 to the host Eagles and now can finish no better than second place in NorWOSSA play, with the regular-season finale set for Tuesday here against Kenora.
With the deadline for nominations coming up next Friday (Oct. 31), the town’s “Citizen of the Year” selection committee is asking the public to think of individuals who have made a difference in our community and nominate them for the award, which is being given out for the 21st time this year.
Town staff reported only five nominations forms had been turned in as of this morning.
Confederation College students, faculty, and administration were on hand yesterday to celebrate the local campus’ record enrolment of 102 full-time students.
Local campus director Anne Renaud noted the college has seen an overall increase at all of its campuses, but added the jump here was the highest.
It is with great sorrow that the family of Evelyn Perry announces her passing on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008.
Evelyn was born Oct. 13, 1926 to the late Grace and Donovan Westover in Fort Frances, Ont.
Evelyn was predeceased by her husband, Lloyd Russel Perry; brother, Russel Westover; brother-in-law, Don Harris; and dear friend, Jean Hayes.
Keynote speaker Maggie Chicoine used a sash to explain planning in the “now, near and far,” as well as how to avoid “knots,” during a customer service workshop last night at Confederation College here. The session, held in conjunction with Small Business Week (Oct. 19-25), was attended by 16 people.