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Dave Ogilvie

Saluting the fallen

Emo Reeve Ed Carlson, representing the municipality, saluted the fallen soldiers at the cenotaph during Remembrance Day ceremonies there last Wednesday. Ceremonies were held across the district to remember those who fought and died in war.

RRFA meeting well-attended

The Rainy River Federation of Agriculture’s annual meeting was held Saturday (Nov. 7) in the Chapple community hall in Barwick.

The evening began with an excellent meal of ham, perogies, and salads. RRFA president Rick Neilson then thanked everyone for coming before launching into the business section of the meeting.

Curling alive and growing in Emo

The Emo Curling Club is well into planning for this year’s season, with open league registration to take place next Wednesday (Nov.) 4 from 7-8:30 p.m.

“We’ve already signed up 12 teams from last year,” enthused club president Dave Hughes president of the club.

“But we’re looking for more!”

The Wednesday league will begin Nov. 18 and the Thursday one on Nov. 19.

Making pies

Ike Dyck, Margaret Ferris, and Nancy Gamache peeled and cored apples for hours during the annual “pie sale” fundraiser held Saturday at the Christian Reformed Church in Emo. The amazing work of dozens of volunteers produced 1,000 apple pies in one day, with proceeds going to support the Sturgeon Creek Alternative Program School in Stratton.