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Agri-News: Nitrates

By Gary Sliworsky OMAFRA Rep. Nitrate is the form of nitrogen that plant roots take up from the soil. It is transported to the leaves where it is eventually converted into protein. When plants are stressed or injured this process is interrupted and excess nitrates accumulate. Drought, hot dry winds, hail or frost can result in high nitrate levels. Even cool, cloudy weather can cause the problem. Read more...

The big day and many thanks!

Wow! Where do I start? First off I have to say thank you from Kim and I to all who attended our big day on July 23rd! We were overwhelmed by all the family and friends who came and had a great time at Norway Beach Recreation Area! It was a very emotional day, with many tears of joy shed! Read more...

John George Walter King

Tragically the family announces the sudden passing of John King 38, of Lake of The Woods Twp, ON on July 17, 2016 in Rainy River, ON.

Norman/Samsal 2016 Champs

By Joey Payeur, Fort Frances Times

Troy Norman and Jay Samsal came across the biggest threats to their lead, did a 180-degree turn, and pointed their bow elsewhere.
It wasn’t a sign of fear but respect. And by the end of the day Saturday, their integrity—along with fantastic fishing skills—were rewarded handsomely. Read more...

Fun Flight Winners

The Fun Flight Champs were Deb Whetzel and Shannon Stone this past weekend at the Ken Pentney Memorial Charity Golf Tournament at Spruce Creek Golf Course.

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Linda Patricia Armstrong, 69

Linda Patricia Armstrong (Nee Govier)
After attending hundreds of meetings in her lifetime Linda Armstrong has gone to the biggest meeting of them all. Linda has gone to meet with the Lord.

FedNor money announced to renovate Stratton Rec. Centre

News Release Don Rusnak, Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay—Rainy River, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Minister responsible for FedNor, today announced an investment of $836,357 in support of three projects in the Fort Frances region... Read more...

Gardening Guru: Keeping weeds at bay

By Melanie Mathieson Gardening Guru It is true that weeds and unwanted plants are present in almost every garden, but there are some ways to control weeds without them getting out of hand and taking over the garden. With some patience diligence and some early attack methods you’ll soon be keeping weeds at bay and enjoying the later part of the season a little more ‘weed free’. Read more...

Thanks for helping make the boat races a success!

Letter to the Editor,

So blessed by Kim's love

This Saturday will be the biggest day in my life! My best friend, partner, fiancee, and my rock, and I will exchange vows. Read more...


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