The fitness area in the Memorial Sports Centre will be temporarily shut down for maintenance this month, but the town is offering a way to make it up to members who won't be able to use the facilities during that time.
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KENORA—Progressive Conservative candidate Greg Rickford was elected as MPP for Kenora-Rainy River riding over New Democrat Glen Archer, Liberal Karen Kejick, and Ember McKillop of the Green Party in Thursday's provincial election.
It was a close race initially between Rickford and Archer as the first numbers poured in soon after polls closed at 8 p.m.
A tender for various capital facility renovations and an addition to the Fort Frances Cemetery garage has come in $115,844 over-budget.
The tender closed on June 5 and saw only one bid submitted by local contractor Ed Kaun and Sons totalling $633,984.85, including HST and $40,000 in contingency.
This is more than town council budgeted for in its 2018 budget.
Progressive Conservative candidate Greg Rickford was declared victor of the Kenora-Rainy River district race, after facing New Democrat Glen Archer and Liberal Karen Kejick in Thursday’s provincial election.
Don't stop voting!
While the Fort Frances High School Medical Responders have garnered more than 8,000 votes so far in the Tbaytel For Good Community Fund, the public is urged to keep voting today through Monday to help them secure one of two $5,000 prizes.
The La Verendrye Hospital Auxiliary executive held its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday (June 5) in the lower-level meeting room at there.
This was the last regular meeting until the new working year begins in September.
The annual “Strawberry Social,” set for Thursday, June 14, completes the year.
A 94-year-old lifelong volunteer was among the those honoured last Thursday evening during the Town of Fort Frances' annual appreciation dinner at the arena auditorium.
2017 “Citizen of the Year" Evelyn Metke, first announced back in November, said she's "overwhelmed” with being honoured as such by the community.
Cornell Farms in La Vallee is pleased to have Mark Reeves opening its 2018 barn concert series this Monday (June 11) beginning at 7:30 p.m.
Anyone who loves R&B immediately will be inspired by Reeves' infectious, dance-all-night groove thang. But there are profoundly beautiful moments here and unpretentious lyrical wisdom that makes you sit back while you catch your breath.
Evelyn Metke told the audience at the town appreci-ation dinner last Thursday evening how honoured she is to be “Citizen of the Year 2017.”
Former Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation chief Gary Allen, currently executive director of Grand Council Treaty #3, has announced his intention to run for AFN Regional Chief for Ontario.
Now a resident of Kenora, Allen is well-known in Grand Council Treaty #3.