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Tucker earns nod

St. Scholastica Saints’ senior A.J. Tucker has been named to the all-Northern Collegiate Hockey Association team.

The Fort Frances native tied for third in the league with 16 goals and 31 points this season. In NCHA-sanctioned games, Tucker led the conference with 22 points and was tied for second in each individual category with 11 goals and 11 assists.

Locals fare well at Northwestern Open badminton tourney

Local badminton players Chelsea Carlson, Tim Desjardins, Rory Bagacki, Kimika Alexander, and Anika Alexander, along with their coach, Lawrence Alexander, travelled to Thunder Bay on Saturday for the Northwestern Open badminton tournament at Lakehead University.

The team was joined by Kristin Moen of Morson (formerly of Rainy River High School) and former Muskie Natalie Desjardins.

Health unit discontinues hearing aid dispensing

The Northwestern Health Unit’s board of health passed a resolution on Friday (Feb. 20) to divest the hearing aid dispensing services of the audiology program in the Kenora, Dryden, and Fort Frances area, effective immediately.

“It is with regret that we are unable to continue to provide this service to our clients,” noted Donna Cutler, director of health promotion.