As March roared out like a lion, a small but enthusiastic audience gathered at Backus Auditorium in International Falls to listen to the heart-warming “small town stories” of Neal Hagberg.
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The Royal Canadian Legion Br. #99 in Emo will hold its annual Good Friday fish fry on April 10 from 5-7 p.m.
The meal will consist of walleye, mashed potatoes, potato salad, baked beans, wild rice casserole, buns, pie, tea, and coffee.
The cost is $13 for adults and $5 for children six and under, with take-outs orders available before 4 p.m.
The Emo-Devlin-Barwick Minor Hockey Association celebrated the end of another successful season at its annual awards banquet last Friday (April 4) at the Emo-La Vallee Community Centre.
It was a special evening for the association as the executive created a new award—the “Tony Bliss Appreciation Award” for the most improved player in the Novice division.
Being creative and displaying their talents is usually not the most difficult task an artist must face.
Taking their finished products, marketing them, and actually making a living as an artist is, by far, their greatest challenge.
The Emo Walleye Classic is looking for interested individuals/groups to be outside vendors during this year’s tournament, which will run May 28-30.
This is an excellent money-making opportunity.
If you are interested in providing a food booth, or you just need more information, call 482-2234 or e-mail email@example.com
Sara Grant, granddaughter of Neil Grant and grand-niece of Mac Fischer, performed a traditional sword dance during the Emo Country Club’s tour of Ireland last Tuesday.
What better day to take a tour of Ireland than March 17—St. Patrick’s Day!
That’s what members of the Emo Country Club thought as their prepared for another “trip” to a far-off destination.
More than 35 club members were entertained last Tuesday from 1-3 p.m. in the common room of the Golden Age Manor by Neil Grant and Mac Fischer.
The Emo Legion welcomed spring on Friday (March 20) with the largest “jam” yet, which saw 20 musicians and several dozen people singing and dancing until late into the night.
The musicians who came in from the farthest away were Louis Hawkness from Dryden, Vern Silver and Lawrence Bellamy from Atikokan, and Morris Halverson from Nestor Falls.
The Emo & District Hospital Auxiliary’s Shamrock tea and bake sale on Friday afternoon was well-attended by about 90 people.
Winners were Loretta Hartnell (tea set), Mary Gavin (salad bowl), and John Vandenbrand (door prize).
The money raised at the event ($786) will help pay for the cardiac heart monitor. The next major project will be a new X-ray machine.
Friday, March 13 marked yet another winter carnival for Sturgeon Creek School.
This much-anticipated event began (some say) as early as 1975 and has continued uninterrupted ever since.
Most traditions after that many years have the tendency to become stale and boring; some even fall by the wayside.