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— Photo Joey Payeur

Alyssa Clendenning illustrated some of the facts about the brain and its deterioration with the onset of dementia she has learned during her co-op program at La Verendrye General Hospital this fall. The Grade 12 student was one of many students sharing their newfound knowledge during co-op display day last Wednesday at Fort High.

— Photo Heather Latter

Olivia Eldridge (Rachel Herdman), left, and Angelina Morris (Imogene Herdman) re-enacted the manger scene as part of Fort Frances Little Theatre’s presentation of “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” last night at McMillan Hall (Knox United Church). The traditional Christmas comedy will take to the stage again tonight through Sunday at 7 p.m. Tickets, which cost $12 for adults and $6 for kids 12 and under, are available at the Fine Line Art Gallery on Mowat Avenue and at the door.

— Photo Heather Latter

Kelsey Kempf, the new physiotherapist at Wright Physiotherapy, drew the December “Trip of the Month” draw winner as local Kiwanian Robin Wright looked on this morning at International Travel Services. Robyn Dennis will be heading to Prague and Vienna—a trip valued at $4,700. Tickets now are available for the 2017 draw, with the first trip of the new year being a Northern European cruise ($4,700).

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Henry Miller of the Fort Frances Sportsmen’s Club explained to Grade 6 students from Robert Moore School about plants, trees, and biodiversity during a recent visit to Rocky Inlet. Miller, along with Vic Alberts and Ahlan Johanson, also led Grade 3 students in outdoor learning there earlier in November, with both groups having a great time.

— Photo Joey Payeur

Rookie Muskie goalie Kamryn Sandelovich came up with a textbook poke check against Gina Auran to turn away the International Falls Broncos’ shooter during the second period of the visitors 7-4 exhibition win Tuesday night at the Ice For Kids Arena.

The weather may be getting colder but How I Set Your Mother is just getting warmed up.

The defending Fort Frances Women’s Volleyball League champs had a six-point outing for the third time in four weeks last night to remain in first place with 56.

Second-place Kiss My Pass kept pace by also garnering the maximum six points last night to remain two back of the lead (54).

No Diggity sits in third (50) while Let’s Talk About Sets is fourth (38).

It’s been a little over a year since the Northwest Catholic District School Board received approval from the Ministry of Education to consolidate St. Michael’s and St. Francis schools here into a single JK-Grade 8 school.

Now the project is continuing to move forward.

Trustees, via electronic motion, awarded the New School Build Project Management Services tender to Colliers Project Leaders, based in Thunder Bay, in the amount of $250,020, excluding taxes.