Friday, February 27, 2015
  • Drumming 101
    Drumming 101

    Reo Walton, from the United Native Friendship Centre, and other local drummers visited the students at the Zaagi-Idiwin Aboriginal “Head Start” program last Wednesday. The youngsters enjoyed drumming and singing with their guests.

    Drumming 101
  • ‘20 Years on a Shoestring’
    ‘20 Years on a Shoestring’

    In honour of the 20th anniversary of the opening of the Fine Line Art Gallery here, artists Pam Cain, Solly Santiago, Paulette Henttonen, and Jean Richards recently collaborated on this artwork. In accordance with the theme “20 Years on a Shoestring,” the artwork includes shoelaces and reproductions of photos from the gallery’s history.

    ‘20 Years on a Shoestring’
  • Eyeing puck
    Eyeing puck

    Muskies Janelle Kaemingh (#5) and Kaily Greengrass provided plenty of traffic in front of Dryden Eagles’ goalie Jacquie Grandmont during the first period of Fort High’s 4-3 win in Game 1 of the best-of-three NorWOSSA final there Tuesday night.

    Eyeing puck
  • Weather map
    Weather map

    Mike Pistilli, Fire Operations Supervisor with MNR Fort Frances, showed where the new weather station will be located—at Fort Frances High School—in relation to the nine other weather stations in the region. They are located about 60 km apart to help predict the variable weather of the area.

    Weather map
  • Animal teeth
    Animal teeth

    Robert Moore School students and parents checked out the teeth on different animal skulls last Wednesday during a family fun science and math night there. Entitled “Around the World,” families were able to take part in a number of hands-on experiments, activities, and demonstrations—many provided by staff of Science North.

    Animal teeth

Latest news

Highway job funded

Say good-bye to the wheel rutting along the stretch of King’s Highway from just east of York Avenue to Wright Avenue.
The Town of Fort Frances has received $2 million towards road reconstruction, as well as upgrades to water, storm, and sanitary sewer systems, thanks to the Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund.
The work will be done this summer.

Muskie girls win thriller

Paul Cousineau was seconds away from leaving the Memorial Sports Centre on Monday when the Muskie boys’ hockey team trainer suddenly remembered he had one more pair of skates to sharpen.
That extra cutting edge on Lauren Vold’s blades just might be one of the reasons the Muskie girls’ squad is one win away from repeating as league champs.

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