Logan Morrisseau was one of many students who cast a ballot yesterday at St. Francis School as part of the nation-wide “Student Vote” program. Votes from students across the country will be tallied and the results released alongside the real ones Tuesday night.
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The Fort Frances Jr. Sabres weren’t about to make the same mistake twice.
Leading by three goals after 40 minutes against the visiting Dryden Ice Dogs on Tuesday night, the Sabres didn’t let it slip through their grasp like a similar three-goal lead vanished in an 8-5 home loss to the Fort William North Stars back on Sept. 26.
FORT FRANCES—District residents will have the chance to check out what type of home-based businesses are in the area thanks to an expo planned for Friday, Oct. 17 at the Adventure Inn here.
FORT FRANCES—Local schools are trying to turn the tide on voter apathy with the help of “Student Vote,” a nation-wide non-partisan project that lets students participate in a mock federal election alongside the real one.
The Muskie girls’ basketball teams have been getting used to winning in lopsided fashion so far this season, but Tuesday’s results here showed they can win the close ones, too.
The senior squad kicked things off with a hard-fought 31-30 win over the visiting Dryden Eagles, building a late fourth-quarter lead before hanging on to improve to 3-1 in NorWOSSA play.
Despite the positive vibes coming from the large gym next door, the Muskie junior and senior boys’ volleyball teams couldn’t feed off the momentum in dropping to 0-4 in NorWOSSA play here Tuesday.
PETERS—Born to Andrew and Laureen, nee Cousineau, of
Fort Frances, Ont., a girl, Lynden Leslie Rose, weighing 6 lbs. 10 oz. on October 3, 2008 at La Verendrye General Hospital, Fort Frances, Ont.
BOSHEY—Born to Sandra Smith and Justin Boshey, of Devlin, Ont., a girl, Addison Rae Johnna, weighing 9 lbs. 9 oz. on September 27, 2008 at La Verendrye General Hospital, Fort Frances, Ont.
HAUKAAS-BROWLEY—Born to Carol Haukass and David
Browley of Hilton Beach, Ont., a girl, Katelyn Gail, weighing 6 lbs. 8 oz., 21 inches long on August 16, 2008 at Sault Area Hospital, Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. Proud grandparents are Melvin and Kathy Haukaas of Fort Frances and Gary and Gail Browley of Holland Landing, Ont.
Dear Mr. Editor:
The North Western Ontario Tourism Association was pleased to hear the recent responses, by each candidate running in the upcoming federal election, to the Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce’s question on border security and tourism.