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Museum bathroom access mulled

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.

Fiddler show slated for tomorrow

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.

Top citizen to be named

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.

Tener launch slated

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.