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— Photo Kiera Kowalski

Crews cut down and removed trees from the 200 block of Scott Street yesterday, with the block again closed to traffic today to allow the work to be completed. The trees are being removed in anticipation of the installation of a new sidewalk starting Monday. The sidewalk will match the work done recently outside the Civic Centre.

— Photo Kiera Kowalski

Delane Servis of International Falls showed off his 1935 Chevrolet Standard at the Sorting Gap Marina car show Thursday afternoon held in conjunction with the visit by the “Canadian Coasters” as part of their 50th-anniversary cross-Canada tour. The car show was followed by a '50s dance under the big tent featuring the Sensational Hot Rods from Thunder Bay, which was sponsored by the local International Early Iron Car Club.

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“Canadian Coasters” and Elizabeth and Dale Wallis took home the Fort Frances BIA choice award for their 1929 Model 'A' pickup Thursday afternoon at the Sorting Gap Marina car show.

— Photo Nicholas Donaldson

Ken Trenchard had the only animal entry as he took his miniature horses and matching buggy out for a stroll during the “Railroad Daze” parade Saturday morning in Rainy River.

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The Knights of Columbus Council 9556 took part in the parade Saturday morning in Rainy River, with its members happily waving to the viewers while tossing out candy for the youngsters lining the route.

A sulfuric acid release by Packaging Corporation of American's Boise paper mill into the Rainy River a week ago is not likely to cause health effects to humans or fish, an Minnesota Pollution Control Agency official said yesterday.

The Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre wants to know what the community thinks about it.

As such, a survey is being distributed asking for feedback on the library's services and the community's needs.

The library is committed to meeting the changing needs of the community.

“The survey is our way of ensuring that the library is doing everything it can to meet the needs of the people we serve,” said CEO Caroline Goulding.