Camie Gray of Iron Range Bus Lines (top left) accepted a case of Kraft Dinner from Jesse Csuzdi as he left Safeway on Saturday morning. Iron Range's buses proved very useful for hauling away the large amount of non-perishable food items donated during this year's “Stuff-a-Cruiser” campaign.
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It was a weekend full of impressive performances by local swimmers at the Northwest Narwhal's Massaro Construction LTD Invitational swim meet held Dec. 1-2 at the Lakehead University pool in Thunder Bay.
Sarah Rittau, a member of the local Cyclone Swim Club, medalled in all nine of her events in the female age 15-and-older division.
The games were much higher-scoring in Fort Frances Men's Basketball League action last Tuesday night at Fort High.
The first game of the night saw the RBC Lions aiming to keep their perfect record intact against the BDO Ballerz.
In the only close game of the night, RBC found themselves in the unusual spot of being behind for much of the first half.
The four Muskie court teams travelled to Kenora on Tuesday to open the NorWOSSA regular season against the Broncos, with mixed results.
The senior girls' volleyball squad came away victorious in straight sets, taking the best-of-five match by scores of 25-15, 55-15, and 25-22.
It was much of the same for the Muskie juniors as they also won 3-0 (25-10, 25-17, and 28-26).
The Muskie boys' hockey team rallied to beat the Dryden Eagles in NorWOSSA action here Sunday afternoon.
The black-and-gold tied the score late in the third period when Mike Ward scored on the rebound of a Jake Barker slapshot.
After overtime solved nothing, Connor Nelson and Payton Avis each scored in the shootout as Fort High eked out a 6-5 victory.
The Fort Frances Lakers made a game of it but the red-hot Thunder Bay North Stars ultimately proved to be too much on Saturday night at the Fort William Gardens.
The first-place North Stars (19-1-1-0) wound up prevailing 3-2 for their ninth-straight victory.
A building on the 300 block of Scott Street will be demolished in the near future.
Isaiah Allam's goal with just 1:28 to go lifted the Current River Comets to a 2-1 win over the Westfort Rangers on Sunday afternoon at the Ice For Kids Arena in the 'A' final of the Fort Frances Minor Hockey Association's annual Midget 'A' tournament.
After a scoreless first period, Cole Lambert of the Comets found himself on a breakaway with just over six minutes left in the second.
A group of kindergarten students at St. Michael's School recently were recognized by the principal for their environmental efforts.
During the class's nature walk, Logan Dallas, Aela Drombolis, Ainsley Johnson, and Jasper Dennis noticed the school's bike rack was chained to a tree.
The Ontario PC Party has been under fire for passing a resolution to debate the recognition of gender identity on Saturday during the party's three-day policy convention in Toronto.
The resolution that sparked controversy was proposed by parental rights advocate Tanya Granic Allen.