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Library receives donation

The Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre is happy to announce the receipt of a generous donation of $500 in support of seniors' programs.

Hubert and Wilna Meyers have given proceeds from their quilting service to the library.

The funds will support current seniors' programs and will allow the local library to begin offering new programs.

Tess' cookies to help causes

Show your friends, family, co-workers, employees, and students that you're “sweet” on them this Feb. 14—and help out local causes at the same time.

With Valentine's Day coming up soon, Tess Coish of Tess' Kitchen here once again is taking her cookie cutter out to help not one but two groups.

Changes aim to help students getting OSAP

Ontario is making it easier for students receiving OSAP to plan, budget, and pay for their college or university education.

For the first time, students applying to college or university who have applied for OSAP now can go online to see the estimated tuition costs for each of the programs they have applied to and the estimated amount that will be covered by OSAP.

Author asked to speak at telethon

A district author and animal adoption advocate has been invited to be a guest at the Winnipeg Humane Society's 1,001 Donations Telethon on March 24.

Emo resident Shannon Carlson, who last year wrote and illustrated the book, “Jack the Husky Gets Rescued,” said the opportunity came about after she had donated some books to the Winnipeg Humane Society.

Should we ban the boiling of lobsters?

The best way for cooking almost all foods is from the freshest possible ingredients.

Seafood is no different. If anything, it is even more imperative to do so for premium texture and flavour. With shellfish specifically, it has been a long-standing tradition in the chefs' world to cook from live whenever possible to be assured of optimal guaranteed freshness.