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Spirit bidder

Jill Langtry put in a bid at the silent auction during the “Spirit of Christmas” event held by the La Verendrye Hospital Auxiliary on Sunday afternoon at the Copper River Inn while (below) Nadia Felix and Barbara Murray enjoyed a plate of dainties and tea. The silent auction featured close to 200 items for attendees to bid on.

Shopping craze

Ashley Trinker of Tiber River Naturals had an array of products on display during “Shopping Craze” held upstairs at the Emo Arena on Saturday. More than 20 vendors were set up with unique products, Christmas-themed merchandise, and some handcrafted items.

Math workshop

Rob Gleeson, school resource specialist from the Centre of Education in Mathematics and Computing, visited Fort High last Tuesday and Wednesday to run math workshops with students. He visited schools across the district to engage students in problem-solving strategies related to math.

Showing exhibits

Laura Gosse pointed out artifacts in the indigenous veterans' exhibit during St. Francis School's visit to the Fort Frances Museum on Friday morning. Students were given a history and shown the indigenous communities' local connection to both world wars.

Visiting with Santa

Mya and Marly Wrolstad had big smiles as they got their picture taken with Santa at the Emo Arena on Saturday during the community's annual “Holly Daze" festivities. Maple Street Photography was on hand to take the photographs. See more "Holly Daze” photos on A10.