Alma Haw, 84, of Apt. #2, Morley Meadowside Manor, Stratton, Ont., passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on Saturday, Aug. 2, 1997 at the Rainy River hospital. Alma was born Oct. 25, 1912 in North Branch, Ont. to the late Tom and Lillian Brannan. Alma was raised and attended school […]

Lillian Summers, 77, of 524 Third St. W., Fort Frances, Ont., passed away Friday, Aug. 1, 1997 in Thunder Bay Regional Hospital (Port Arthur), Thunder Bay, Ont. Lillian was born Jan. 5, 1920 in Stratton, Ont. to the late John and Lillie Doupe. She was raised in Rainy River District […]

Tauno “Tony” Boind, 71, of 1013 Second St. E., Fort Frances, Ont., passed away Thursday, July 31, 1997 at La Verendrye General Hospital in Fort Frances. He was born July 27, 1926 in Fort Frances to the late Ivar and Maria Boind. Tony was raised, attended school and had lived […]

Dear sir: The following is part of a letter the Mid District High School Committee sent to the Minister of Environment and Energy. Dear Hon. Sterling, We are responding to your letter dated May 30, 1997. We are disappointed that once again the system has failed us. We realize, as […]

Dear sir: We would like to congratulate the directors, committees, volunteers, and press personnel of the 1997 Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship on a job well done. Being part of the tournament made us realize the many hours of hard work these people committed themselves to in order to make […]

You’ve got to wonder how many people realized, when “Ice for Kids” first started their crusade for a second indoor ice surface here in Fort Frances, that part of the price tag would be the loss of Memorial Arena. But that’s exactly what is in the works now that town […]

Dear sir: I’m writing in regard to the column by Mike Behan, “Moving With Mike,” in the July 16 issue of the Fort Frances Times. Last Tuesday, July 22, I decided to try the “Dial-A-Ride Van.” I found it certainly wasn’t what I need. Here’s why: I informed the driver […]

Wayne L. Raboin, 57, formerly of International Falls, Mn., passed away in Brea, Calif. on Monday, July 28, 1997. He was born in International Falls in November, 1939 and graduated from Falls High School in 1958. He played on the Broncos football team. He also served four years in the […]

In loving memory of Violet Maud Ashley, who passed away in Emo hospital July 23, 1997 after several years of bad health. Having suffered several strokes in Ottawa, she came to Emo in 1989 to make her home with her sister, Lily Rathwell. Violet was the youngest of the Robertson […]

Michael Beninger, 43, of 150 Cedar Cres., Atikokan, Ont., passed away peacefully at McKellar Hospital in Thunder Bay on Sunday, July 20, 1997 after never regaining consciousness following a tragic accident on Friday, July 4, 1997. Michael was born June 28, 1954 in Emo, Ont. where he lived until 1961, […]