Candice Thomson, right, and Nisa Blase of Dairy Queen packaged up 32 Blizzards for local bylaw officer Arlene Burns, who was picking up the frosty treats for co-workers yesterday afternoon. Dairy Queens across Canada participated in “Miracle Treat Day,” where all proceeds from every Blizzard sold were donated to the Children’s Miracle Network.
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As most students realize, college either can be the best four years of your life—or the longest, most painful, bankrupting experience if done wrong.
While post-secondary students more than likely were successful high school kids living with their parents, moving out on their own can be a difficult pill to swallow.
Noah Hackmen, right, rolled through the figure-eight test yesterday at the OPP bike rodeo held in the Boston Pizza parking lot as OPP summer student Samantha Mueller looked on. Kids were put through different road tests to make sure they were qualified to ride their bike, with their names being entered into a draw for a new bike. o
In the end, the grand opening of the Emo Spray Park yesterday provided the picture perfect memories organizers had wished for when they came up with the idea four long years ago— kids screaming and running through the various play structures, enjoying the last few weeks of another childhood summer.
For Aaron Petrin, it was an experience he will never forget.
Along with 19 other people, the Fort Frances native ventured down to the South Pacific country of Fiji.
Through the Volunteer Eco-Tourism Students Abroad program, the 23-year-old Fort High grad spent two weeks down in the third-world country starting July 5.
Out with the old, in with the new.
Starting this past Tuesday, the Northern Community Development Society underwent a few changes involving their old Job Connect Program and new Job Marching, Placement and Incentive program.
Eight-year-old Mackenzie Azevedo enjoyed her time spraying down fellow kids at the new Emo Spray Park yesterday. Although the spray park has been open since July 25, yesterday marked the official grand opening, complete with a barbecue and speeches from dignitaries like local MPP Howard Hampton.
Muskie football player Justin Whitburn was pressured by Cody Hunsberger as he dropped back to pass during a flag football game Sunday at Fort High. The football team is hosting weekly flag football games every Sunday at 2 p.m. in preparation for the upcoming season. Anyone interested is welcome to come out.
“Stereos” frontman Pat Kordyback rocked out before a packed Townshend Theatre last night with guitarist Robb Chalifoux on his right. Jhevon Paris opened the show for the Edmonton, Alta.-based band, which will play a show in Dryden tonight.
Sharmarae Debungee learned how to properly poach a fish at the Minojingewin cooking workshop held yesterday at the Coochiching multi-use facility. The two-day workshop, promoted through the Seven Generations Education Institute, was meant to teach people how to properly cook healthy food.