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— Photo Jamie Mountain

Praveen Dhaliwal tried to fend off the attempted hook of Red Lake Miners' forward Morgan Venne and skate the puck out from behind the visitors' net during the third period of the Fort Frances Lakers' 4-3 win on Tuesday night at the Ice For Kids Arena.

— Photo Ken Kellar

Brynna Strain went the whole nine yards when it came to dressing for the occasion at CMHA Fort Frances' “Steps Against Stigma” 5k glow run last Wednesday. Nearly 240 walkers and runners took part in this year's event.

— Photo Ken Kellar

Members of the Riverside Health Care team sported their own message about breast health at CMHA Fort Frances' “Steps Against Stigma” 5k glow run last Wednesday evening. The Riverside team had more than 30 members to show up to support the event, along with teams from several other health care providers in Fort Frances, including Dr. Wu Dentistry, Nelson Medicine and Community Living Fort Frances and District.

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Sunset Country Ford staff Brittany Strachan, left, Nicole Katona and Terry Mueller showed off the non-perishable food items that have been donated so far for their “WE Scare Hunger" campaign. Donations can be dropped off at Sunset Country Ford, or at the high school's "Trunk-or-Treat” location. Students will also be going door-to-door on Oct. 31. -Ken Kellar photo

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Fort Frances Lakers' centre Ben Hoefler looked on as Joel Matthews of the Wisconsin Lumberjacks won a faceoff early in the first period of the hosts' 6-5 overtime loss on Friday night at the Ice For Kids Arena. Hoefler scored twice and added an assist in a losing cause for the Lakers.

Council has been working on its future vision for Fort Frances.

They began last Monday drafting their strategic plan which will guide the town's course over the next several years.

“It was a very productive meeting . . . the main objectives were for the mill and all mill properties and the future to be determined,” said Mayor June Caul during Tuesday evening's council meeting.

The Fort Frances Lakers were behind the eight-ball early once again on Tuesday night.

But instead of feeling sorry for themselves, they battled and clawed their way to a 4-3 comeback win over the Red Lake Miners at the Ice For Kids Arena.

Nick Swain walked the Miners' defence, busted in on goal on a partial breakaway, and ripped a shot high over the glovehand of Zach Willms in the Red Lake net with 33 seconds left in regulation to lift the Lakers to a thrilling victory.