Sharon Ferne Andrushuk, beloved mother, daughter, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, passed away at La Verendrye Hospital in the early hours of Monday, August 29, 2022. Sharon was predeceased by her husband Larry Andrushuk; her parents Angus and Ferne Hyatt; her mother and father-in-law Euphemia and Peter Andrushuk; her brothers-in-law […]

This column has had a pretty heavy bass focus over the past couple of months so we’re going to go a different direction this week for all of you anglers out there that enjoy fishing for other species. While I was out last week on Lake of the Woods, I […]

The reminiscing is underway. It will continue until the 28th of this month, at least. It’s the 50th anniversary of the historic Canada-Russia hockey series, an event that altered the game’s history forever. There will be flashbacks in newspapers and on television across the country — CBC has launched a […]

Born to Jillian Kellar and Josh Sigurdson of Fort Frances, Ontario, a boy, Elliot Anthony, weighing 8 lbs 11 oz on Aug 22, 2022 at LaVerendrye General Hospital, Fort Frances, Ontario.

It is with a heavy heart that I announce the passing of my wife Cynthia Anne Stromstad (nee Helder), 65, at LaVerendrye Hospital in Fort Frances, Ontario, on Saturday, August 27, 2022. Cynthia was born in Rainy River, Red Cross Hospital on August 17, 1957, to Ulke and Hannelore Helder, […]

Terry Fox Run–The Terry Fox Run is back in person this year. To fundraise check out This year’s run is on September 18. A meeting for volunteers will be held TONIGHT at 6 p.m. at the volunteer bureau. FREE concert featuring Twin Flames– Labour Day Monday Sept. 5 2 […]

It has been more than one hundred years since women could vote in Canada’s federal elections; 1918 to be precise. Women in Manitoba had been voting for two years before the federal nod. I don’t recall learning much about suffrage or about The Famous Five in Social Studies lessons in […]

We have spent the last seven days at the cabin. It has been refreshing and very enjoyable. We see the occasional boat and personal watercraft drive through in the distance. It has been a time for relaxing on the deck and watching nature evolve. We can see the damage wrought […]

The day I heard Bill Lee had suffered a “cardiac event” that could have ended his life, in the midst of a ball game, my first thought was if any ballplayer was ever destined to die on a baseball field, it would be him. Lee is the only former major-leaguer […]

Well, I am double stressed out now with not being able to do nearly as much with one hand. I am sure my mom and Clayton are counting the days until my arm is somewhat more normal. My mom hauled me off to my Dr. appt Tuesday in Thunder Bay. […]