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Local figure skaters fare well

Members of the Border Figure Skating Club fared well at the first-ever Northwestern Ontario Futures competition held back on Dec. 9 in Kenora.

Rachel Ste. Croix claimed gold in the STAR 1 freeskate.

In the STAR 2 freeskate, Jordyn Seguin took home gold while Whitney Williamson snagged silver and Lyla Moen claimed bronze.

Trip draw

Leslie Barr of Tichborne's Real Estate drew the January “Trip of the Month” draw winner while Kiwanian Robin Wright looked on yesterday morning at International Travel Services. Ellen Gagné will be heading to Rome, Italy—a trip valued at $4,500. Next month's trip is an Eastern Caribbean cruise ($4,000).

Winning entries

This entry by 11-year-old Carley Rooker was among the three winners in this year's Fort Frances Times' Christmas colouring contest. Rooker, along with Koen Tucker, seven, and Caleb Black, six, each won $25 (Tucker's entry was featured on the front page of the Dec. 22 Daily Bulletin).

College offering new program

A new program will be offered here in the new year to help adults finish high school, as well as work towards a post-secondary certificate or diploma all at the same time.

The Confederation College campus in Fort Frances will be offering the Adult Dual Credit program beginning Jan. 29.