Sophie (left) and Claire Bisson have been enjoying walks with their mom along the riverfront during COVID-19. What has your family been doing to stay busy during COVID-19? Take a high resolution photo and send it to us at email@example.com.
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A local resident caught this breathtaking view while she watched her kids swimming at the dock. We love to see your pictures of life in our beautiful communities! Send us your pictures, so we can share them with other readers. Send your high resolution photos to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Fun in the Sun Committee was overwhelmed with a wide variety of entries to their Canada Day contests this year. To celebrate Canada, COVID-style, the committee launched a colouring contest, a writing contest and a home and business decorating contest, with participants sending pictures of their patriotic submissions.
Arie Hoogerbrugge had an unexpected stay in Fort Frances when his bike broke down. The cyclist is in the middle of a 55,000 km bike ride, which will see him travelling across Canada, with the goal of heading south to Argentina.
Emo Speedway roared to life on Saturday, as 20 drivers took to the track for practice laps in a Test and Tune event. The first race of the season will take place this Saturday, July 11. Although spectators will not be allowed, there will be up to 60 cars participating in three divisions.
These gulls were circling in search of a snack over Rainy Lake. If you spot some of our local beauty, take a picture and send it in, so we can share it with other readers. Send your high resolution pictures to email@example.com.
Virginia Bruyere was on hand last week, making and selling beaded items at the Rainy Lake Square Market. The market runs every Thursday in the downtown Fort Frances square, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., featuring local handiwork, produce and other items.
Even the beavers seem to be spending more time at home - this one even got satellite TV! A reader spotted this beaver lodge in the way to Kenora, near Finland. If you spot something photo-worthy, take a picture and send it in, so we can share it with other readers! Send your photos to firstname.lastname@example.org.
What better way to beat the heat on a sunny Saturday morning than to take a break in the shade with a friendly gardener? This group had the right idea as they toured Diane and George Glowasky’s gardens during the Friends of the Museum Garden Tour this weekend. The Glowasky’s were one of six homes that participants could visit to take in the hard and creative work that gardening entails.
Volunteers at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church in Fort Frances prepared a feast-worthy amount of take-out BBQ meals on Canada Day. The meals were provided free of charge to anyone who happened to pass by the church and other bags were sent out for delivery to help everyone celebrate the nation’s birthday.