Wednesday, May 6, 2015
  • ‘Jump Rope for Heart’
    ‘Jump Rope for Heart’

    Amelia Tanguay, left, and Kara Scott were among the Robert Moore students who participated yesterday in the Heart and Stroke Foundation’s annual “Jump Rope for Heart” fundraiser. A variety of activities are taking place in school across the district in conjunction with Education Week and Catholic Education Week.

    ‘Jump Rope for Heart’
  • Herbs talk
    Herbs talk

    Retired nurse Cis Barron discussed the importance of herbs as alternative medicine. Her talk, “My Herbology Journey,” was featured as Part VI of the Human Experience Series held yesterday evening at the Fort Frances Public Library.

    Herbs talk
  • Jumping hurdles
    Jumping hurdles

    Muskies Logan Ballard, left, and Colton Brown, right, had Evan Waller of the Dryden Eagles feeling a little hemmed in during the boys’ age 14-plus 100m hurdles event at the “Spring Melt” track meet there Saturday. The Muskies finished second in the team standings with 146.67 points behind Dryden (261.83) in the meet, which was the first held on the new surface at Dryden High School.

    Jumping hurdles
  • Gun show
    Gun show

    Royce Allan checked out a rifle he hoped to purchased, as Brody McPherson looked on, during the annual Gun and Hobby Show at the Fort Frances Curling Club on Saturday. The show once again featured a large variety of guns and home-based businesses.

    Gun show
  • Puppet show
    Puppet show

    Chad Solomon showed off the puppet “Strawberry” on Saturday during a presentation of “Rabbit and Bear Paws,” which taught about the seven grandfather teachings. The puppet show, held at the Fort Frances Public Library, was part of the weekly “Let’s Speak Ojibwe” event there but was open to all.

    Puppet show

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Women in mining target of luncheon

It’s not too late to sign up for a women in mining luncheon here tomorrow.
Presented by New Gold, the Rainy River Future Development Corp., PARO, and NCDS, it will take place from noon-1:30 p.m. at the Copper River Inn.

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