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— Photo Duane Hicks

Fort Frances Museum curator Sherry George straightened this photo—taken by Sarah Marusyk—which is part of the new Métis Art Gallery Program exhibit upstairs there. Last November, the local branch of the Métis Nation of Ontario asked district residents to take photos of what they feel represents Métis culture and received about a dozen. The exhibit will be up through the end of February.

— Photo of the FFPLTC

A bulletin board at the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre shows many of the postcards “Tween Club" members have received from around the world. The young women have been using the website "Postcrossing” to find penpals and then fill out postcards to send. So far, they've sent 36 postcards and, in return, received 32 postcards back from the U.S., Germany, Russia, Czech Republic, Belarus, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Ukraine, England, Ireland, Finland, and New Zealand.

— Photo Duane Hicks

After three years as the local OPP Community Safety Officer, Cst. Guy Beaudry has passed the torch to Cst. Yenta Davidson. She has been on the force here for nearly 15 years.

— Photo Duane Hicks

The dining area at the women's resource centre will be used for “lunch and learn” workshops, as well as a spot to relax, have a coffee or tea, and socialize. The eclectic mix of tables and chairs gives it a quirky and fun yet homey feel.

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Thunder Bay-Rainy River MP Don Rusnak visited Fort Frances High School on Friday to meet with Grade 10 students. They discussed regional issues that are important to youth, youth involvement in politics, and life as an MP.

Hailey Beaudry's Northern Ontario rink has seen its run come to end at the Canadian Junior Curling Championships being held in Shawinigan, Que.

The squad, which curls out of the Fort William C.C. in Thunder Bay, fell 6-5 to Alberta this morning to finish with a 3-7 record overall after going winless in the four-game championship round.

They were dumped 9-2 by New Brunswick yesterday afternoon, then were beaten 5-3 by Nova Scotia last night.

How I Set Your Mother, Scared Hitless, the Volley Llamas, and Let's Talk About Sets all garnered the maximum six points in Fort Frances Women's Volleyball League action last night.

Gillons' was right behind, nabbing five points.

Take A Hit and Kiss My Pass both grabbed three on the night while Duck and Dive managed to notch one point.

No Diggity, Safe Sets, Bumping Uglies, and Bump It Up all were skunked.