Rural residents throughout northern Ontario have been given a 90 day extension on Provincial Land Taxes, to offset financial hardships incurred from COVID-19.
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The Fort Frances Times is looking for help from the community to celebrate and recognize International Day of Pink taking place on April 8.
We want to make our paper as pink as possible to support Day of Pink and fight back against bullying towards the 2SLGBTQIA+ community.
Devlin youth baseball now is accepting registrations for the upcoming season.
The league, which runs for kids aged four-15, is planning to start on May 4 (weather permitting) but is limited to the first 20 players per division.
The cost is set at $30 per player and everybody is guaranteed two games each week.
Florida State Seminoles divers Molly Carlson and Joshua Davidson are heading to the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships after qualifying at the Zone 'B' Championships at the Gabrielsen Natatorium on Monday.
Carlson began the day by finishing second in a tight 1-metre field with a total of 579.75 and Davidson followed with a fifth-place finish on 3-metre (746.85).
Following an increased strain to the town's budget, the future of Sunny Cove Camp is in murky waters.
At last night's council meeting, Fort Frances Mayor June Caul announced that the town has decided to step away from owning and operating the camp beginning in 2021.
Two local establishments have raised a glass to charity, through the Craft Cares movement.
Copper River Inn and Boston Pizza signed on to donate a portion of sales to a charity of their choice, from Sleeping Giant Brewing Company beers.
Representatives from town council and the OPP recently travelled to Kenora to provide input on the new Community Safety and Policing Act that will replace the present Police Service Act
Florida State Seminoles senior diver Molly Carlson was selected as the Women's ACC Diving Meet MVP for the third time in her career, after she nabbed the gold medal on platform back on Feb. 22 at the Greensboro Aquatic Center.
Carlson, who originally is from Fort Frances and was competing in her final ACCs, took silver on 1-metre before winning gold on both the 3-metre and platform.
A new year led to a better result for the Fort Frances Chiefs at their annual home tournament over the weekend.
Hanna Ledrew scored the winner with 6:14 to in the third period to lift the Chiefs to a 3-2 win over the Dryden 3rd Liners in the exciting championship game on Sunday afternoon at “The Duke” Arena in Couchiching.
Eleven competitors from the Fort Frances Wado Kai Karate Club, accompanied by Sensei Becky Kupila, made the trip to the eighth-annual Thunder Bay Wado Kai Karate Tournament in Thunder Bay last weekend, returning with a total of 15 medals.
Tanner Boyer (brown belt, age 15) earned two gold medals for kata (forms) and kumite (sparring).