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'Hope Alive in Me'

The Fort Frances Choraliers brought the sweet sounds of Easter-themed songs to a large group of residents at Rainycrest's Hallett Hall on Saturday afternoon. The theme of this year's Easter cantana was “Hope Alive in Me,” and following the Rainycrest performance, the choraliers sung at the Zion Lutheran Church in International Falls on Sunday.

'Career Day'

Mrs. Sieders' and Mrs. Wood's classes at St. Michaels School shared some smiles last Thursday on “Career Day” where students throughout the school wore outfits depicting the jobs they want to work when they grow up. Some students dressed up as professional hockey players while others put on costumes representing doctors and teachers.

Trade show

The 908 Rainy Lake Air Cadets were selling for their meat and BBQ draw at their booth during the Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce's Business & Community Expo on Saturday at the Fort Frances Curling Club. The funds raised from the draw will be used to offset the cost of sending five of the air cadets on a trip to Europe later this year to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day.

'Quest for Knowledge'

Donald Young School students tested their skills at the Mazinibii'an gaye Nisidotan station during the 20th-annual “Quest for Knowledge" event yesterday at Rainy River First Nation. The station's English translation was "Draw it and Understand it” and it was in a Pictionary-style format where teams had to guess the Anishinaabeg word.

Meth talk

Kerry Manthenga from Stonehenge Therapeutic Community delivered two half-day presentations on methamphetamine use last Monday at La Place Rendez-Vous. Both sessions were completely full. Those who attended work in a broad range of professions from the OPP to mental health support workers.