“The Futurist” magazine gathers opinions and prediction from many different sources. Here are a few trends analysts and researchers see beyond 1999. How do they compare to your experience? World affairs Birthrates will fall world-wide as poorer countries develop although no one knows how quickly this will happen. A new […]

Dear sir: I am writing this letter to the rude, downright ignorant, usually local people who take their frustrations out on flag people between Crozier and Devlin. Can you possibly understand that they are only doing their jobs, and have no control over our busy highway. Or how hard it […]

Audrey Sinclair, 76, of 949 Phair Ave., Fort Frances, Ont., passed away Monday, Aug. 23, 1999 at La Verendrye General Hospital in Fort Frances. Funeral services will be held Friday, Aug. 27, 1999 at 2 p.m. at St. John’s Anglican Church in Fort Frances. Rev. Garth Clifford will officiate, with […]

By Sam Anderson
Outdoors Pro-Mo

Earthworms, nightcrawlers, wigglers. Whatever your choose to call them, they are by far the most popular bait used in freshwater fishing. While most live baits are limited to certain species of fish, worms are taken by most anything that swims. I have found the very best time to catch crawlers […]

Mike Bauwens passed away at Parkwood Hospital on Wednesday, Aug. 18, 1999. He was born Sept. 22, 1948 in Bothwell, Ont. and then moved to London as a teenager. He was the eldest son of Leroy and Shirley Bauwens; beloved husband of Ute since 1982; dear brother of Terry (Nancy) […]

Blueberries. In a pie, muffins, blueberry crisp, on your morning cereal, or straight up by the handful, right off the bush. You can’t beat ‘em. They are truly one of the real treats of living in the north. Of course anything worthwhile takes some effort. With blueberries it’s picking them. […]

Dear editor: We wish to express our heartfelt thanks to the people of Barwick and Chapple’s Centennial Committee for a great celebration! Barwick looked great, the parade was unique, meals were very tasty, hospitality super, great fireworks, visiting with old friends, and many more things that we shall not soon […]

Dear Editor: Bell Canada’s feeble excuse for poor service in Bears Pass is laughable. By claiming that recently installed equipment works 100 percent but doesn’t communicate with other equipment makes me wonder. If I need a hearing aid, do I go to an optometrist? Sincerely, John Bekeris

Dear sir: My aunt’s maiden name was Jones. She lived in a village called Tingrith in Bedfordshire, England many years ago. I am trying to find her because I have received information that she is in Fort Frances somewhere. She served in the W.R.N.S during the second world war and […]

Norman Harley Byerly, 81, of Pinewood, ON, passed away in Pinewood, Ontario. He was born on March 7, 1918 in Dana, Indiana and had lived most of his life in Schererville, Indiana. He had worked as a mechanic and had owned and operated a small business. He retired in 1977 […]

Mr. Norman Lyle Meyers of Wildwood, Alta. passed away Monday, Aug. 16, 1999 at the age of 51. Left to mourn his loss and cherish his memory are his loving wife, Linda; and his daughter, Nona and husband, Murray Bratt, and their children, Sandra, Brian, and Laura, all of Hinton, […]