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FFHS votes

DJ Payne, left, and Josh Ward dropped their votes in the ballot boxes during Fort Frances High School's Student Vote 2019 this morning in the high school atrium. The votes have been taking place most of this week, with students able to go to the atrium, learn about the local representatives and platforms of each federal party, and cast a vote for their choice.

McCartney tribute

Singer Ken Lavigne, front, shared the stage with a standee of Beatles legend Sir Paul McCartney during his performance at the Townshend Theatre on Thursday. The classically-trained tenor was touring his “Three Knights with a Tenor” show as part of the Tour de Fort season, which saw him performing songs from McCartney's catalogue of hits as well as Sir Elton John and Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber.

Cafeteria lineup

Students at Fort Frances High School lines up for the offerings from the cafeteria on Friday. The cafeteria is being run by The Caf Co, and Friday's menu offered chicken caesar wraps, meat and cheese bowls, yogurt parfaits and two different kinds of smoothie.

Glow run pulls in sizable crowd

It was a break in the weather that couldn't have worked out any better.

The Fort Frances branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) held their sixth-annual “Steps Against Stigma” 5k walk/run last Wednesday night at the Sorting Gap Marina.

Even before the event concluded, organizers were excited by the turnout and support they saw.

Glow run message

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.

Glowing hair

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.

Lavigne singing

Singer Ken Lavigne graced the stage at the Townshend Theatre on Thursday evening as part of the 2019-2020 Tour de Fort season. Lavigne is touring his “Three Knights with a Tenor” show, featuring the music of Sir Paul McCartney, Sir Elton John and Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber, and wowed the Townshend audience with a blend of fan-favourite songs as well as a few to highlight his technical prowess.