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— Photo Joey Payeur

Muskie captain Janelle Kaemingh dispelled any notion there’s no body contact in girls’ hockey as she slammed into Rachael Holm of the Bemidji Lumberjacks during last night’s 1-1 tie in exhibition play there

— Photo Duane Hicks

Customer service activist Roy Prevost conducted a workshop on recruiting, retaining, and motivating employees in small businesses yesterday evening at the Copper River Inn. Just over 50 people attended the workshop, which was sponsored by the Rainy River Future Development Corp. The event also featured short presentations by NCDS and Anokiiwin Job Connect.

— Photo Nicholas Donaldson

Mary O’Connor (right), Client Services co-ordinator for the local Alzheimer’s Society, listened to stories at her information booth set up at the Fort Frances Public Library yesterday afternoon. She also held a public information session yesterday morning at the Sister Kennedy Center for those wanting to learn more about Alzheimer’s and dementia.

— Photo Joey Payeur

Muskie Brandon Kocuiba, left, and Nathan Kiddie of the Dryden Eagles crossed paths—and sticks—as they waged war to get to the puck during Fort High’s 4-2 win in NorWOSSA action Tuesday night at the Ice For Kids Arena.

— Photo Joey Payeur

Mike Thayer hoped some pre-game affection might soothe his savage beast as he participated for Team Fort Frances in the “Dairyland Donkey Ball” fundraiser at Falls High School last night. The event was held to raise money for the Falls’ Class of 2017 for its upcoming trip to the eastern U.S. in the spring.

The grand opening of the local Salvation Army’s new location at 353 Scott St. will take place next Saturday (Jan. 28) at 7 p.m.

The open house will include tours of the new facility (formerly The Movie Gallery).

Then the following morning (Jan. 29), the first service in the new building will take place at 11 a.m., with special guests scheduled to be on hand.

They are the top two teams for a reason—and they made that reason clear last night.

How I Set Your Mother and Kiss My Pass each garnered the maximum six points in the Fort Frances Women’s Volleyball League action to further widen the gap between themselves and the rest of the field.

How I Set Your Mother has been perfect four of the past five weeks and now has 79 points.

Kiss My Pass sits solidly in second place with 66.