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— Photo Sam Odrowski

Sylvie Schimann, Madeline Schimann, and Yannick Shimann sold homemade jewellery during the Mini-Entrepreneurs Vendor Market that took place last Thursday in the basement of Curvy Chick.

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A pair of seagulls braved the chilly temperatures as they perched by the docks at the Sorting Gap Marina here Monday afternoon. Local lore says the seagulls' return heralds three more “snows” until spring arrives for good in Borderland. -Sam Odrowski photo

— Photo Duane Hicks

Brenner Bagacki, above left, and his sister, Hayden Allam, chose just the right Lego pieces to build their creations while, above right, library program director Andrea Avis got ready to put Harper Woolsey and Gabby Bourgeault's structure to the test during the “Lego Zip-Line Challenge” held Thursday at the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre. Kids were challenged to build their own Lego structure and then run it down a zip-line, with judging for speed, safety, and style. The library held March Break activities throughout the week.

— Photo Sam Odrowski

Maddie Buttner enjoyed putting together her “magical fairy jar lantern" during one of the March Break activities held at the Fort Frances Public Library last week. The craft used patterns that were designed on the library's new "Cricut Maker.”

— Photo of Dave Ogilvie

Louise Bliss served coffee to Doug and Coleen Cross at the Emo Hospital Auxiliary's annual Shamrock tea and bake sale held Friday afternoon at the health centre's cafeteria. Auxiliary members would like to thank everyone for attending and contributing to the auxiliary's work in the hospital in Emo.

Exactly how much will it cost to put a road in, as well as water and sewer infrastructure in the ground, at the proposed Erin Crescent subdivision?

The town won't be finding out this year.

Town council voted to take the phase one work out of its 2018 capital budget during a meeting Monday afternoon.

Some 34 teams have flocked to Fort Frances this week for the boys' and girls' OFSAA curling championships that kicked off this morning and run through Saturday at the Fort Frances Curling Club.

It's the first time since 1981 that Fort Frances has been selected to host the all-Ontarios in curling.

Both Muskie rinks had byes into the tournament as the host teams, and make up the remaining two teams in the field of 36.