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Ken Kellar

Budding snowmobilers

Instructor Richard Trenchard brought young snowmobile enthusiasts up to speed on the finer points of having safe winter fun during a training course put on by the Borderland Snowmobile Club on Dec. 22 at Gillons’ Insurance here. A total of 21 participants attended the seminar, with another one planned for early in the new year.

Rocking the house

Members of “Rough Cut Pine” performed for a full house last night at From The Grind Up here. The band, composed of Robroy Donaldson, Brent and Jim Newman, and Bill Shine, played a blend of folk and rock originals, as well as covers, for nearly three hours.

All the fixings

People lined up for their plate during the annual community Christmas dinner held Dec. 25 from noon-2 p.m. at the Fort Frances Curling Club. In addition to preparing the buffet, organizers and volunteers also delivered 50 “Meals on Wheels” to those unable to attend the event.

Making buns

Danielle Bois was busy in the St. Mary’s Church kitchen Saturday rolling cinnamon buns in preparation for a fundraiser held at the parish over the weekend. The St. Mary’s Youth Group made 64 dozen sticky buns, with funds raised going towards a trip to Poland for World Youth Day in 2016.