Occasionally at the Emo Fall Fair, the livestock gives you the once over, like Sir EARLS Dibley, the Hereford bull did to this young visitor at the “Guess the Weight” pen on Friday evening. The bull is owned by Bujold Farms.
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NCDS executive director Nicke Paddock (Baird), left, and marketing co-ordinator Jolene Stahn showed off the aprons and logo for “The Caf Co." that will be restarting operations at the Fort Frances High School cafeteria this year.
Guitarist and vocalist Keri Latimer of the band, Leaf Rapids, performed for the crowd at the Moose N' Fiddle festival at Caliper Lake Provincial Park on Saturday night. Leaf Rapids' set was interrupted by the onset of stormy weather, but were able to continue playing following a brief intermission to move equipment.
It was all fun and games at the bungee jumper on the midway at the Emo Fall Fair on Friday evening. A large selection of attractions offered by Select Shows provided something for the whole family and kids of any age to enjoy outside of the animal barns and Farm Progress Building.
Vocalist Sylvie Kendree of My Son The Hurricane took to the stage at the Rainy Lake Square to close out their free concert last night. The returning crowd-favourite band delivered an energetic performance featuring their brassy blend of funk and hip-hop.
The Fu Fu Chi Chi Choir, Ragged Road and SiouxPerBoat all took part in the “Kitchen Party” that kicked off the afternoon of entertainment at the Moose N' Fiddle festival's Saturday session. Members of all three bands jammed together on songs some of them had only learned a handful of hours before, much to the enjoyment of those in attendance.
Matt Veldhuisen, left, and Eric Veldhuisen of Velhuisen Construction, RRDSSAB board chair Debbie Ewald, RRDSSAB CAO Dan McCormick, Buddy Loyie, Smokey Bruyere, UNFC executive director Sheila McMahon and UNFC president Mike Jones officially broke ground on the new indigenous-led child care centre being built across from the St. Francis Sports Fields on McIrvine Road.
While most students in the district are counting down the days left to the start of school, one classroom invited a special visitor to help cap off their final week of studies.
Students of Seven Generations Education Institute's (SGEI) hairstyling program enjoyed a special visit and opportunity to learn from a professional barber on Monday as their program comes to an end.
Ron Yellowega grabbed a burger from Manitoulin Transport's Greg Kalesnikoff yesterday during Manitoulin's customer appreciation charity BBQ.
Members of the Rainy Lake Conservancy held their annual general meeting this past weekend at La Place Rendez-Vous.
While the group had to deal with several business matters that arose since their last AGM, they were also treated to a pair of presentations about conservancy and the beauty of our natural surroundings.