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Sam Odrowski

Festival of India slated here Monday

Canada is known for welcoming other cultures and celebrating their diversity, but migrating here from a far away country can still be an intimidating experience.

To help those from India or South Asia celebrate their culture locally and share it with area residents, Fort Frances' first Festival of India is coming to Rainy Lake Square on Monday (July 22) from 6 p.m.-9 p.m.

Legal aid cuts

Claire McDowell, left, and Tara Grant of the Northwest Legal Clinic handed out information about the Ford government's cuts to legal aid and how it will effect local services during the Scott Street Summer Celebration on Thursday.

Sidewalk sales

Beatrice Galbraith looked through some of the sidewalk sales at McTaggarts on Thursday morning during the Scott Street Celebration, that was hosted by the Downtown BIA. Several other businesses on Scott Street ran store-wide sales and specials.

Dunk tank

Tayah Badiuk launched a softball at the Flint House's dunk tank in an effort to soak 93.1 The Border's radio host, Johnathan Price, during the Scott Street Summer Celebration on Thursday. Badiuk was the first person to sink Price into the drink. The dunk tank was a fundraiser for the Rainy Lake Gymnastics Academy, raking in $732.

Summer celebration

Lysandra Hector, left, Jessica Smith, and Casey Marchant of Green's BrandSource Home Furnishings stood outside the store this morning to tell passersby about their sales and hand out free balloons during the Scott Street Summer Celebration. The 200 block of Scott Street was closed to traffic from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.