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Elisabeth Heslop

Strawberry delight

Joanne Gosselin, left, and Angela LaForest prepared a take-out order for the annual “Strawberry Social” this morning while Fran Hahkala aand Carol Jorgenson looked on. The ladies will have dished out 622 take-out orders by the end of the day. The social itself runs until 4 p.m. today on the hospital grounds.

Chainsaw carving

Jake Blosser, of Timber Signs in Sioux Narrows, worked on a chainsaw carving in the parking lot of the Memorial Sports Centre in conjunction with the forestry expo held there Friday and Saturday. Exhibitors ranged from equipment dealers to furniture makers.

Squirt wind-up

Julia McManaman of the Division I Lions led a charge down the field with an opposing Tigers player close on her heels in one of the division’s wrap-up games yeseterday evening at the St. Francis Sportsfields. The young players celebrated the end of their season with frozen treats afterwards.

Sawing lumber

Dorian Lavallaa and Wayne Howarth, of Wood-Mizer Canada, demonstrated a Wood-Mizer LT40HDG28 hydraulic sawmill this morning at one of the outdoor displays at the Saw Tech Log and Rural Northwest Expo at the Memorial Sports Centre. It runs today until 8 p.m. and again tomorrow from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Happy grad

Liz Cousineau posed with Laurel Basaraba, supervisor of the Fort Frances Nursery School, after she received her diploma at the school’s graduation ceremony yesterday. Basaraba said about 50 youngsters graduated this year in the ceremony held at the Legion Park. A picnic lunch, bubble-blowing and lawnmower-train rides were highlights of the party.