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Students from J.W. Walker turned themselves into dancing, glowing stick figures for a fun Christmas song medley during a rehearsal for their Christmas concert at the Townshend Theatre on Monday afternoon. As schools across the district hurtle towards the holiday break, many will be having Christmas concerts, presentations or other activities over the course of the next week. -Ken Kellar photo

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Students from Mme. Gushulak's Grade 2 French Immersion class at St. Michael's School performed a song for their Christmas concert rehearsal yesterday afternoon.

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The top 2018/2019 Fort Frances High School students for Grades 9-11 were all smiles when they recently had their photo taken with FFHS principal, Jennifer Leishman. Pictured here are Corbin Riches (Grade 9), Aurora Hutton (Grade 10), and Kaylen Cunningham (Grade 11).

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Ken Desjardins helped his grandson, Carter, colour in a craft at the Emo Public Library on Saturday during “Holly Daze.” The library hosted a book sale and ran kids activities in conjunction with other events happening throughout Emo. -Sam Odrowski photo

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The Caf Co. manager Heather Calder, left, CICE students Andrew Yerxa, Carrie Jolicoeur and Jacob Vandermeer, and NCDS executive director Nicke Paddock showed off the smoothies the students made as part of a collaboration between the two groups. The CICE students learned about food preparation and safety from the staff at The Caf Co., as well as the customer service side of the food industry.

It was a perfect start to the year for the Muskie court sports teams in Kenora on Tuesday afternoon.

All four squads came away with wins over the host Broncos in their NorWOSSA regular-season openers.

The junior boys' basketball team dumped the Broncos by a 49-27 count.

Emerson Evans led the way with a 14-point performance while Brennan Jourdain chipped in with 12 points.

A Morgan Venne goal four-and-a-half minutes into the third period proved to the game-winner as the Red Lake Miners dumped the Fort Frances Lakers 5-3 in SIJHL action on Tuesday night at the Cochenour Arena.

The Miners (14-8-2-1) were quick to welcome recently acquired Fort Frances goalie Dean Buchholz as Shaye Summerfeld stuffed one in from the right of the crease on the first shift of the game to open the scoring.