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Lindsay Campbell

Shaved ’stache

Gloria Tibbs, correctional officer from the Fort Frances Jail, put an end to Sgt. Chris Bonner-Vickers’ longtime moustache on Friday as a number of onlookers smirked at the sight. The Community Chest fundraiser—entitled “Locks for Locals”—saw $800 in pledges raised by Bonner-Vickers and Tibbs, who later had her head shaved.

Lost locks

Kelly Jolicoeur, superintendent of the Fort Frances Jail, made a close shave on correctional officer Gloria Tibbs on Friday at “Locks for Locals,” a fundraiser for the Fort Frances Community Chest. The event—also featuring Sgt. Chris Bonner-Vickers having his long-time moustache shave off and a barbecue—raised about $2,300 in all.

'Convicts' for charity

Isagenix representatives Missy Andrusco and Catharine Peerenboom were “convicted” of feasting on wings and chips after a spirited squash match on Saturday. The two were participating in the Voyageur Lions Club’s annual “Jail or Bail” at the Memorial Sports Centre in conjunction with the trade show.

Feasting time

Dwayne Johnson, left, Jaclyn Keeash-Benson, and Precious Rae-Perrault enjoyed their plates of fresh walleye and all the fixings last Friday during Rainy River First Nations’ 45th-annual fish fry. More than 550 pounds of walleye was prepared for this year’s event, which was held at the band’s pow-wow grounds adjacent to Highway 71.

Fishing season looks promising

With Saturday marking the opening of walleye season, local angler Dale LaBelle, of LaBelle’s Birch Point Camp on Northwest Bay, said the conditions are great—and should stay that way.

“We were pretty busy this weekend at the camp,” he noted.

“There were lots of people who came out who are just day fishermen,” LaBelle said. “Our parking lot was full. . . .

Fishing season looks promising

With Saturday marking the opening of walleye season, local angler Dale LaBelle, of LaBelle’s Birch Point Camp on Northwest Bay, said the conditions are great—and should stay that way.

“We were pretty busy this weekend at the camp,” he noted.

“There were lots of people who came out who are just day fishermen,” LaBelle said. “Our parking lot was full. . . .