– Daniel Adam, Allan Bradbury, Ken Kellar photos

A busy weekend saw plenty of fish caught, new champions crowned and more entertainment than you can shake a stick at, rounding out a successful 2023 Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship. For more stories and photos from this year’s tournament, see yesterday’s issue of the Fort Frances Times.

Nineteen musical competitors went head to head on Fri- day, July 21, 2023, for the annual Quest for the Best. With a packed slate of performers, there was something for ev- eryone, and fierce talent on display all around. By the time the end of the night drew to a […]

– Allan Bradbury, Daniel Adam photos

After three full days of fishing, and a whole handful of afternoon and evening events, the 2023 Fort Fran-ces Canadian Bass Championship has come to a close. Things kicked off with the teen dance on Wednesday night before the first day of fishing, as well as the rock show performance […]

-Allan Bradbury photo

Mike Luhman, left, and Bryan Gustafson hoist the Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship trophy following their win on Saturday, July 22, 2023 at the annual tournament. Luhman and Gustafson took the top spot with a three-day weight of 61.19 pounds. For more about the 2023 Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship […]

Four contestants have stepped up to compete for the title of Fair Queen for the Rainy River Valley Agricultural Society’s Fall Fair. Over the next few weeks, follow along as they enjoy the adventure together! Each contestant has made a sash, featuring their sponsor. Throughout the summer, they’ll take part […]

–Allan Bradbury Photo

Vanessa Vakharia of Goodnight Sunrise plays the keytar during the rock show under the big tent. Goodnight Sunrise and Skye Wallace brought amazing shows to the Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship last Thursday. Sponsored by Tour de Fort, the bands played hard rocking tunes to a small but enthusiastic audience.

—Submitted photo

The Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship is officially underway! In the biggest tournament field in over a decade, 111 boats took off this morning from the Sorting Gap Marina for the first of three days of fishing. Anglers will return at 3:30 today for the start of weigh-ins. See page […]

-Daniel Adam Photos

Railroad Daze came steaming back this weekend, with the parade, a baseball tournament, bouncy castles, boat tours, and much more!

Press release

The Fort Frances Lakers have announced more roster moves for the 2023-24 season, which includes 10 returning players from last year’s squad. Trever Sanderson joined the Lakers mid-season from the Red Lake Miners and contributed immediately. The 6-foot, 205-lb. forward from Prince Albert, SK posted 17 points in 23 games […]

By Kennah LeBlanc
United Beef Club Press Reporter

The United Beef Club’s 4-H Funday was held at the LeBlanc farm. All members brought their freshly washed and clipped animals to show them off to fellow members, leaders, parents and grandparents. We had a great day with 12 animals practising leading, setting up in the show ring and learning […]

- Allan Bradbury photo

The Spry Farm petting zoo was a hit at the annual Teddy Bear Picnic. The beloved community event, hosted by the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre, with help from many community partners, saw hundreds of kids and their teddies out for a fun afternoon.