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Dave Ogilvie

Annual Emo Walleye Classic set to go!

The dedicated and hard-working directors of the Emo Walleye Classic have been meeting and planning for months to prepare for the eight-annual “catch-and-release” fishing tournament which is being held May 28-30 this year.

Fifty-six teams of anglers from all over Canada and the United States have registered for their chance to share in nearly $40,000 in prize money.

‘Country Jam’ keeps growing

The Emo Legion hosted its fifth monthly “Country Music Jam” on Friday.

Each time, as people learn about it, more and more come our to enjoy a variety of old-time country music songs and dances.

About 100 were in attendance this month, who listened, danced, and sang along to old favourites such as “Seven Spanish Angels” and “Waltz Across Texas.”

Bible college’s worship teams visit district schools, church

“Free Servant,” Steinbach Bible College’s student-led worship team, and “New Creation,” the college’s drama troupe, visited the district earlier this week.

On Monday, they visited the Sturgeon Creek Alternative Program in Stratton in the morning, then performed at the Fort Frances Evangelical Fellowship Church that evening.

Former Emo resident garners athletic success

Former Emo resident Alexa Winik has achieved the kind of success that’s only dreamed about by most young athletes.

The 18-year-old freshman track star, the daughter of Joe and Tricia Winik, recently set several individual records while helping her Cedarville University track team win another National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) indoor track national championship.