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Play rehearsal

Joan Christensen, who plays the society page editor, rehearsed her lines for the upcoming stage production of “It Can't Happen Here,” a 1935 novel by Minnesota-born novelist Sinclair Lewis, presented by the Borealis Bards in collaboration with Icebox Radio Theatre.

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Joan Christensen, who plays the society page editor, rehearsed her lines for the upcoming stage production of “It Can't Happen Here,” a 1935 novel by Minnesota-born novelist Sinclair Lewis, presented by the Borealis Bards in collaboration with Icebox Radio Theatre.

Valentine's party

Students opened their Valentines yesterday during a Valentine's Day party at J.W. Walker School. Walker also had a bake sale, with funds going to the Fort Frances Community Chest while over at Robert Moore School, students in Michelle Cain's Grade 5 class held a bake sale, with funds going to the Riverside Foundation for Health Care.

Compelling story-telling

Motus O Dance Theatre captivated the audience with its performance of “Prisoner of Tehran" on Tuesday evening at the Townshend Theatre. The latest instalment in the "Tour de Fort” entertainment series saw the troupe tell the affecting story of Iranian teenager Marina Nemat, who was imprisoned and tortured for more than two years following the Islamic Revolution of 1979.

Inside fishing hut

Nixon Smith looked to be having fun inside an ice shack with his grandfather, Ken Jasper, left, mother, Meaghan Jasper, and father, Matt Smith. —Photo submitted by Meaghan Jasper

Spilled logs

A tractor-trailer lost part of its log load at Central Avenue late Thursday morning, temporarily affecting the traffic flow there. The spilled cargo was picked up shortly after lunchtime and stacked in the nearby alleyway, fully clearing the southbound lane on the north side of the intersection by early afternoon. The logs remain stacked on nearby property for the time being.

Before-Lent treat

In the spirit of “Shrove Tuesday,” Grade 2 student Hazel Rousseau enjoyed some pancakes yesterday morning at St. Michael's School. Teachers were up early making pancakes to treat the students—and teach them that pancakes traditionally are eaten on Shrove Tuesday to use up ingredients that can't be consumed during Lent, which starts today. St.

Celebrating '100 Days'

Brady Morrisseau, left, and Gabby Bourgeault were busy doing “100 Days” crafts last Wednesday afternoon in Carla Harris' Grade 1/2 class at St. Michael's School here. Students across the district were doing all sorts of creative activities tied to their 100th day of the current school year