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FFHS votes

DJ Payne, left, and Josh Ward dropped their votes in the ballot boxes during Fort Frances High School's Student Vote 2019 this morning in the high school atrium. The votes have been taking place most of this week, with students able to go to the atrium, learn about the local representatives and platforms of each federal party, and cast a vote for their choice.

Eyeing puck

Praveen Dhaliwal tried to fend off the attempted hook of Red Lake Miners' forward Morgan Venne and skate the puck out from behind the visitors' net during the third period of the Fort Frances Lakers' 4-3 win on Tuesday night at the Ice For Kids Arena.

McCartney tribute

Singer Ken Lavigne, front, shared the stage with a standee of Beatles legend Sir Paul McCartney during his performance at the Townshend Theatre on Thursday. The classically-trained tenor was touring his “Three Knights with a Tenor” show as part of the Tour de Fort season, which saw him performing songs from McCartney's catalogue of hits as well as Sir Elton John and Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber.

Canoe training

Crossroad School students spent this past summer sharpening up on their canoe skills on Rainy Lake by Naicatchewnin First Nation. They received weekly canoe training and practice with Project Sunset facilitators, including James Woods from the Gizhewaadiziwin Health Access Centre who is an ORCKA-certified instructor.

Cafeteria lineup

Students at Fort Frances High School lines up for the offerings from the cafeteria on Friday. The cafeteria is being run by The Caf Co, and Friday's menu offered chicken caesar wraps, meat and cheese bowls, yogurt parfaits and two different kinds of smoothie.

Ford food drive

Sunset Country Ford staff Brittany Strachan, left, Nicole Katona and Terry Mueller showed off the non-perishable food items that have been donated so far for their “WE Scare Hunger" campaign. Donations can be dropped off at Sunset Country Ford, or at the high school's "Trunk-or-Treat” location. Students will also be going door-to-door on Oct. 31.

Glow run message

Members of the Riverside Health Care team sported their own message about breast health at CMHA Fort Frances' “Steps Against Stigma” 5k glow run last Wednesday evening. The Riverside team had more than 30 members to show up to support the event, along with teams from several other health care providers in Fort Frances, including Dr.

Glowing hair

Brynna Strain went the whole nine yards when it came to dressing for the occasion at CMHA Fort Frances' “Steps Against Stigma” 5k glow run last Wednesday. Nearly 240 walkers and runners took part in this year's event.

Muskie runner

Alexia Gate cruised her way to a silver-medal finish at the annual Hial Pike races held in International Falls last Tuesday. The Muskie runner wound up clocking in with a time of 14:45.40 in the junior varsity girls' division as part of an impressive showing by Fort High's cross-country team.

Laker faceoff

Fort Frances Lakers' centre Ben Hoefler looked on as Joel Matthews of the Wisconsin Lumberjacks won a faceoff early in the first period of the hosts' 6-5 overtime loss on Friday night at the Ice For Kids Arena. Hoefler scored twice and added an assist in a losing cause for the Lakers.