Local author Jack Hedman's new work, “Dire Needs—Dire Straits,” focuses on two very different modes of education that ran here from the 1930s to the mid-1960s.
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A recent survey conducted by the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre shows many people love their library, but they also would like to see more programming offered at more convenient times.
Following the success of last year's Constituency Youth Council, local MP Don Rusnak has formed a second one.
The purpose of the Youth Advisory Council to allow youths the chance to discuss key issues, such as employment and education, building stronger communities, as well as the environment and innovation, with their MP.
The local Police Services Board bid farewell to Insp. Steve Shouldice on Friday.
After 19 years with the Rainy River District OPP, including the last six as detachment commander here, Insp. Shouldice accepted a position as manager of Business and Finance at the OPP East Region Headquarters in Smiths Falls.
The Fort Frances Museum will be getting upgrades to its public bathroom, but whether or not it will be accessible 24 hours a day remains to be seen.
Council agreed last night to award the renovations to Ed Halverson Construction at a cost of $51,600 plus HST.
In the meantime, council will review exactly when the future bathroom will be open.
After several months of promotion, Knox United Church here will welcome Canadian fiddle champion Scott Woods and his talented group tomorrow night as they present “An Old-Time Christmas” concert.
After lively performances in Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba, these very talented travellers come home to Ontario starting here in Fort Frances.
Who will be the 2017 “Citizen of the Year?”
The answer to that question will be revealed at tonight's town council meeting.
The new “Citizen of the Year” will be honoured during a presentation starting at 6 p.m.
Last month, the town put out a call for nominations and received a healthy response of 11 nominations for eight separate individuals.
The Sioux Lookout OPP was dispatched to a report of a stolen vehicle on Wednesday.
It was stolen from the parking lot of Fresh Market Foods in Sioux Lookout.
The vehicle was recovered later in the day being driven by a 14-year-old youth.
The eagerly-anticipated book featuring the pioneer photography of William Hampden Tener will be launched next Thursday (Nov. 30) at the Fort Frances Museum.
Copies of “Rainy River Valley Beginnings” will be available at the launch, which will be held from 5-7 p.m. upstairs at the museum.
The Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce will hold its general meeting this Tuesday (Nov. 28) from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. upstairs at La Place Rendez-Vous.
The general meeting is an important meeting for member businesses as it fulfills the need for our organization to be accountable.