If you walked through the halls of Mine Centre School last week, you might have seen a bear roaming the halls or an eagle circling around some of the classrooms. You might even have seen a moose coming out of the boys’ washroom if you waited long enough. About 70 […]

After leading last weekend’s tournament here in offensive production, one thing is certain when it comes to evaluating the Muskie girls’ soccer team. They can score goals. Lots of them. Paced by the offensive talents of Laureen Cousineau, who scored six goals in four games over the weekend, the Muskies […]

The last two days of rainfall brought much-needed moisture to newly-seeded crops and pastures, causing district farmers to heave a collective sigh of relief. But given the dry weather of late, people are still asking, “Is it enough?” Kim Desserre, president of the Rainy River Federation of Agriculture, said that […]

Canada’s premier aerobatics flying team–the Snowbirds 431 Air Demonstration Squadron–is set to take to the skies over the Fort Frances Airport on May 28 at 6 p.m. The nine red, white, and blue jets, complete with smoke oil, will criss-cross the aerial stage in a captivating display that includes 55 […]

Come mid-July, two local teenagers will get a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to mingle with 6,000 other teens from around the world when they attend the Presbyterian Youth Triennium in Indiana. Amanda Cotterill, 15, and Shaunna Cuthbertson, 16, two youth members of St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church here, will attend the one-week conference […]

Making the honour roll at Fort High could pay off–literally. A group of students in the Honour Society is canvassing local businesses to participate in an academic recognition program at the high school. Melanie Halvorsen, a grade 11 student, said the idea was brought up to students by teacher Marnie […]

The Border Concert series closed out another great season April 25 with the appearance of “Hotlanta” at Backus Auditorium in International Falls. From the opening number, “Wolverine Blues,” the Atlanta-based sextet had the audience clapping, toe-tapping, and humming along with many of the great tunes from the early days of […]

The provincial budget brought down yesterday predictably drew a mixed reaction. NDP leader and local MPP said the Harris government wants you to buy their goods now and pay later–and pay and pay and pay. “Don’t be fooled by their sales pitch,” Hampton warned. “They’re not only selling you a […]

The Koochiching County Sheriff’s Department is continuing its investigation into last Wednesday’s shooting incident in which an off-duty employee of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources fired upon two Rainy River First Nation men. As first reported in Thursday’s Daily Bulletin, Capt. Duane Nelson said charges are pending against Thomas […]

To survive the changes, northern communities must learn to stick together. It’s a point delegates took home to their respective communities after the annual general meeting of the Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association last weekend in Thunder Bay. Fort Frances Mayor Glenn Witherspoon said the atmosphere at this year’s meeting was […]

The Calvinette GEMS’ held their achievement evening Tuesday at the Emo Christian Reformed Church. With pianist Cora Van Smeerdyk at the keyboard, the procession commenced. The girls, carrying colourful balloons, marched to their seats, each dressed in white/blue apparel with blue kerchiefs containing achievement badges they have earned during their […]

The executive of the Fort Frances Trampoline Club held its first-annual general meeting April 25, and fundraising was the major topic. “It is always a struggle to keep these volunteer clubs going,” noted club president Arlan Hahkala, adding there are no grants these days. But he did note Paramount Windows […]