The 1st Fort Frances Spark and Brownie unit had their first meeting recently. The troupe met at a local park to paint and hide rocks. Due to COVID, all meetings will happening outside while weather permits. Registration is ongoing for the historic club. Registration is open to all girls from age 5 and up by registering at www.girlguides.ca.
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Rainycrest Auxiliary members Sheila McMillen, left, June Caul and Diane Maxey presented a cheque for $31,853.11 to Riverside Foundation for Health Care director Allison Cox and board chair Delaine McLeod outside Rainycrest Tuesday afternoon.
Fort Frances Power Corporation (FFPC) was on the scene behind the Fort Frances Times building yesterday to reset a blown fuse cutout that was affecting power in the area. Members of the public in the area of Mowat Ave. and Second Street might have seen or heard the small explosion from the fuse blowing just before 8 a.m..
Rt. Hon. John Turner (front-left) with LOWWSF Directors Polly Craik (front right), Tony Stephens (back right) and Executive Director Todd Sellers (back -left) on Lake of the Woods near Kenora. Turner was a staunch supporter of the Boundary Waters watershed.
And they’re off! The first riders hit the road, above, in the first annual Redrum Motorcycle Club charity poker run. Bikers and volunteers gathered on Saturday at the Rainy River First nations Clubhouse, to raise funds for charity and enjoy a beautiful fall ride. The weather co-operated, and participants were all smiles.
Jeff and Shelby Gustafson won these beautiful trophies hand crafted by Steve Hanson. The third time was the charm for the pair, as they learned the lake and worked their way up through the standings over the years.
Annie van Rozen, co-owner of A.G. Produce, shows her freshly grown sweet potatoes to Wilma Wielinga, at her pop-up market in Emo on Saturday. This weekend will likely be the last market date for the producers. Shoppers can also shop at the online store, while supplies last.
Members of the Redrum Motorcycle Club joined with other motorcycle enthusiasts at the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre parking lot on Friday night for a show and shine movie night. The bikers were able to visit with each other before a showing of The Incredibles 2 and The Wild Ones.
As the days grow cold and the nights get longer, there are only a few opportunities left to enjoy dockside sunsets before the Rainy River District is fully in fall’s grip.
Longtime Terry Fox Run participants and brothers George Walsh and Sandy Stalker didn't let the lack of an organized run this year stop them from taking part in the virtual Terry Fox event this Sunday.