By Ken Kellar
Staff writer
kkellar@fortfrances.com

Don’t get a puppy. Those in the know will tell you they are highly overrated. It’s me. I am in the know. Don’t get a puppy. You’ll bring home what looks like a tiny bundle of adorable fluff before discovering that, in reality, you’ve brought home a tiny bundle of […]

Well, we cannot complain about this incredible stretch of weather at all. The sun has been incredible and now with the harvest moon there is so much beauty all times of the day. As I look at the forecast there is some precipitation mentioned and it reminded me that there […]

With her daughter (Debra), her son (David) and daughter-in-law (Jane) at her side, Elsie Marie Tremblay (nee Boudreau) passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 1, 2022, at the Malton Village Long Term Care home in Mississauga, Ontario. She is predeceased (2011) by her husband, George Tremblay, of 59 years (married […]

Gaagio’Sek-Gaagio’bik – Atik Clan It is with saddened hearts to announce the passing of our dear Alice Smith. She passed away peacefully surrounded by family, love and lots of prayers in Fort Frances Ont. Alice has now joined in eternity her late partner Gerald Smith; daughter Shirley; great-grandchildren Allison and […]

It is with great sadness the family announces the passing of Angus Jourdain Sr., 70, of Lac La Croix First Nation on Saturday, September 10, 2022, at the Thunder Bay Regional Hospital. Angus was born September 8, 1952 in Fort Frances, ON to parents Andrew Sr. and Mary Jourdain. Angus […]

Sadly the family announces the passing of William Halverson, 94, of Rainy River, Ontario, on Friday, September 9, 2022, at the Rainy River Hospital. William was born on October 3, 1927, in Tovell Twp to parents Oscar and Greta Halverson. He worked at numerous jobs over the years but working […]

With great sadness we announce the loss of Anna Jadwiga Tokarz, of Orangeville Ontario, who passed away Sunday, September 4, 2022. Anna was born December 24, 1938, in Howelow, Poland, to parents Antoni and Katarzyna Szewc. She came to Canada December 7, 1960. Anna married Wojciech (Albert) Tony Klamka and […]

It is with great sadness the family announce the passing of Carol Bruyere after a courageous battle with cancer on September 5, 2022. Carol was born in Fort Frances to Harold and Nora Klyne on April 1, 1961. Carol’s childhood was spent in the East end with the crew and […]

Every time I see Duane Forde on the TV screen during a CFL game, I think of George Dixon. When I see the panel of experts — Milt Stegall, Davis Sanchez, and before them Jock Climie, Henry Burris, Les Browne — I think of George Dixon. All ex-football players. All […]

The 26th annual Bassin’ For Bucks tournament took place over the weekend in Sioux Narrows and for the anglers fishing this year, it was a week of beautiful weather, making for a fun weekend. A full field of 120 teams fished this year, as has been the case for many years, […]

Bingo at the Sister Kennedy Centre– 1:30-3:30 p.m. every Friday fro the next eight weeks. Starting Sept. 9 and ending Oct. 28. All Senior welcome. Municipal Hazardous & Special waste day– Saturday, Sept. 10. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Public Works yard, 900 Wright Ave. Accepted items include Aerosols, Batteries, oil containers […]