The candidates for councils and the local school boards across the district have made their choice to seek election, and have been pleading their case for office through lawn signs, pamphlets/brochures, and submitting profiles to the newspaper.
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The issues facing the community of Fort Frances clearly were spelled out by the candidates attending the forum hosted by the Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce last night at the Townshend Theatre.
The tasks identified by the two mayoral hopefuls and seven of the eight candidates for council included:
If there was an award for resiliency in the face of adversity, the Muskie football team would win it hands down.
Whether you're an actor up for an Oscar or Emmy, a singer nominated for a Grammy, a writer vying for a Pulitzer Prize, a scientist in line for a Nobel Prize, or even a community newspaper hoping to win a provincial or national award, we all relish having our life's work recognized by our peers.
The fight between the province and the City of Toronto over the size of its municipal council is one that should concern all residents of Ontario.
Nothing to do in Fort Frances, you say? Think again.
Almost 30 local clubs and groups are attending a “1-Stop Registration” event being held tomorrow (Sept. 6) from 5-7:30 p.m. in the Memorial Sports Centre auditorium. That's right, almost 30!
Ontario municipal elections will take place on the fourth Monday of October.
This will be a transforming election in Fort Frances since many from the existing council are choosing to retire and two councilors have chosen to challenge each other to become the next mayor of Fort Frances.
Letters to the editor are said to be the lifeblood of a newspaper. It's an opportunity for readers to voice their support or criticism of a decision or issue, or to point out local concerns they feel need to be addressed.
Now well into its second century, the Rainy River Valley Agricultural Society's annual fair fall is set to go tomorrow through Saturday in Emo—and once again there will be plenty in store for all ages and interests.
It's troubling to see the crescendo of “fake news” chants U.S. President Donald Trump has been directing towards the mainstream media south of the border, to the point of whipping his supporters into a frenzy that leaves journalists actually fearing for their safety, is spilling over into our country.