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— Photo Heather Latter

Local seniors enjoyed their lunch yesterday at the Sister Kennedy Centre. The weekly luncheon, which costs $5 per meal, is available to any seniors aged 55 and over who are interested in stopping by over the noon hour.

— Photo Joey Payeur

Krista Gushulak, left, Terri Anne Lundgren, and June Haver kept the grill sizzling with a large quantity of meaty delights during “Credit Union Day” at the Nexus Community Credit Union here yesterday. The customer appreciation event saw people given a chance to sample hotdogs, chips, and pop, as well as enjoy a piece of cake.

— Photo Heather Latter

Kirsty Sinclair helped Aymee Hunt plant tulip bulbs on the east side of the Fort Frances Public Library this morning as part of Ontario Public Library Week festivities. A small group of volunteers joined to plant the special bulbs that, in spring, will bloom red and white to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday in 2017.

— Photo Heather Latter

Jillian Armstrong, left, Evan Caul, and Anika Beaudry rehearsed a scene from “10 Ways to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse” earlier this week in preparation for Fort High’s annual fall play, a comedy that will take to the Townshend Theatre stage Oct. 27-29 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, which can be purchased in advance at Northwoods Gallery and Gifts, cost $7 for adults and $5 for students and seniors.

— Photo Heather Latter

Walmart assistant manager Elaine Porter handed out a glo-stick to Josh Dittaro during the store’s 12th-annual kids’ Hallowe’en scavenger hunt yesterday. Costume-clad children ventured to each department collecting a variety of goodies.

User fees for town services could go up in 2017.

Town council will receive a recommendation from the Administration and Finance executive committee for a 1.5 percent increase to all user fees during its regular meeting Monday night.

This increase is in line with the Ontario Consumer Price Index inflationary increase—a practice council has followed in recent years.

The English River Miners were akin to the free space on the Fort Frances Lakers’ Bingo card the past two seasons.

But Tuesday night, the Miners reached into the ball bin and pulled one out under the ‘N’—as in “no longer.”

English River unleashed 20 shots in a three-goal second period en route to a 6-3 victory at the Cochenour Arena.