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Search continues

Onlookers watched from the Bear Pass Bridge as police were searching for the body of an unidentified male. The young man was diving with friends from the bridge on Highway #11 Sunday evening, when he entered the water and failed to re-surface. Police found the body late yesterday morning, and have since identified the deceased as 24-year-old Clayton Windigo.

‘Let the relay begin’

Twelve-year-old cancer survivor Madisyn DeGagne started off The Canadian Cancer Society’s “Relay for Life” on Friday night by freeing a mixture of yellow and blue balloons. Beautiful weather helped the event smash last year’s total by raising over $54,000 with DeGagne being the top fundraiser at around $2,500.

Fish fry

Frank DeBenedet was busy frying fish at St. John’s Anglican Church fish and chips fundraiser Friday at the church. The group was raising money for the church.

Golf fundraiser

Jeff Wright tried to sink a 10-foot putt on the ninth hole at the fourth-annual RBC Charity Golf Classic held at Kitchen Creek Golf and Country Club. Twenty-five teams participated with the money raised going towards refurbishing the palliative care centre at the La Verendrye General Hospital. The tourney raised about $7,000.

Soccer wrap-up

Laureen Peters spent her Saturday handing out chips, hot dogs and freezies to youth soccer players at the division two through five wrap-up at St. Francis Sports Fields. France took home the division four championship while green won it all at the division five level.

Jackson plans to build on first experience at provincials

When most NHL players hit the off-season months of June through September (or April through September if you’re a Toronto Maple Leafs’ fan), they take to the golf course, maybe toss back a few beers, and reminisce about the season that was.

When Shannon Jackson’s off-season officially started yesterday, she will not be following the footsteps of NHL players.