Joshua Dittaro was thrilled to visit with Santa Claus at the Fort Frances Nursery School yesterday. All the children received books from the jolly old elf during their annual Christmas party held at Knox United Church.
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Madelyn Dent told Santa Claus what she wants for Christmas on Sunday afternoon when the jolly old elf stopped by the “Old-Fashion Christmas” event at the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre. Hosted by the staff and “Friends of the Library,” those on hand also were treated to an afternoon of music, refreshments, and stories.
Local public elementary teachers, occasional teachers, and education support personnel lined the 500 block of Second Street East with picket signs Monday. The one-day strike was part of the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario plan to continue sending the government a message that Bill 115 is severely impeding local collective bargaining.
While many Borderland residents surely were bemoaning the snowfall as they shovelled out on the weekend, others looked on the bright side and made this large snowman on the 600 block of Third Street West. According to the U.S. National Weather Service, the storm dumped nearly 15 cm (six inches) of the white stuff on us.
Abby Sanders tried to move the ball along the floor while being pressured by Jill Howarth during a Borderland Women’s Indoor Soccer League game last Wednesday night at the Fort High gym.
Pat Gagne of the La Place Rendez-Vous Voyageurs tried to find a teammate to pass the ball to while Adrian Chapman of Investors Group applied some pressure during a Fort Frances men’s basketball league game last night at Fort High. Thanks to a 26-point outing by Rob McGinnis, Investors Group earned a 79-62 victory.
St. Francis School’s junior division students sang songs at their Christmas concert there yesterday evening. Narrators told the story of Jesus, which was followed by traditional carols that accompanied the story.
Ken “Kenno” Christiansen shared a few words after receiving his “Citizen of the Year 2012” plaque during last night’s council meeting. “Kenno,” who currently is an assistant coach for the Muskie boys’ hockey team, has coached here for 49 years.
Local public elementary teachers, occasional teachers, and education support personnel set out with picket signs late this morning from the Memorial Sports Centre to the Rainy River District School Board office on Second Street East.
Matthew Rousseau told Santa Claus what he wants for Christmas yesterday when the jolly old man stopped by the “Old-Fashion Christmas” event at the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre. Hosted by the staff and “Friends of the Library,” those on hand were treated to an afternoon of music, refreshments, and stories.