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Which candidates have the best skills?

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We are going to have a municipal election. As of early Monday morning, Fort Frances had two candidates for mayor and 13 candidates for the six council positions.


A very successful weekend!

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By Walter Wagner
President
It was a good weekend and now it is time to acknowledge the people that made it happen.


Don't neglect your pastures in late summer

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By Gary Sliworsky
OMAF/MRA Rep.


Cyclament is a great flowering houseplant

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By Melanie Mathieson
Gardening Guru


Control of the forest needs to change

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According to the Windsor Star, the province of Ontario pledged $385 million in assistance to Ford Motor Company and the feds are looking at matching that.


"Stolen sisters" inquiry needed

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Some major developments over the past week, some horrible, others good, have given new momentum to the idea of a national inquiry for missing and murdered indigenous women in Canada.


Harvesting grains

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By Gary Sliworsky
OMAF/MRA Rep.


Negative work yielded postive results

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As we approach the next federal election in 2015 the various political parties will begin to roll out their priorities and platforms.


Summer draws to a close

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With sadness we face the last long summer weekend of the year. At the newspaper our summer students are returning to their schools. Friends from the lake are departing.


It's a gas

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By Jack Elliott
Contributor
It was the end of a busy week. The reunion was over. The guests had gone. We were parked in front of the boob tube simply vegetating.


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