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Gymnastics academy needs votes

The Rainy Lake Gymnastics Academy is the only local finalist in the Tbaytel for Good Community Fund competition and is seeking the district's help.

The Tbaytel for Good Community Fund aims to look to the people and communities in Tbaytel's neighbourhood to tell them about the good work happening all around them.

Raiders still tops

It's been a blistering start to the season for the Couchiching Raiders.

Steph Legree homered to pace the Raiders to a 25-8 blowout of the Dawson Tigers in Rainy River District Women's Fastball League action last night.

Jenn Singleton nabbed the pitching win for the Raiders, who improved to a league-best 7-0.

Alicia Anderson was saddled with the loss for Dawson (2-6).

Dancers raising funds to compete in nationals

A group of 17 Borderland dancers, including about a half-dozen from this side of the border, are raising funds to be able to compete in a national dance competition on July 10-15 in Wisconsin Dells.

A spaghetti dinner fundraiser for Dancin' with Darcie's “Stars” performing line will take place on Thursday, June 20 from 5-7 p.m. at the Couchiching Multi-use Facility.

Gymnastics to be held at arena in fall

A new gymnastics academy will starting up here this fall.

Town council is expected this evening to endorse entering into an agreement with the Rainy Lake Gymnastics Academy to operate out of the Memorial Sports Centre auditorium.

Gymnastics equipment will be set up in that space but be moved or taken down as required for other events scheduled in the auditorium.

Floats sought for parade

Canada Day is coming up quickly and the Rainy River Future Development Corp. (RRFDC) is urging the public to join in the celebration by being a part of this year's July 1st parade and making it the best one yet.

The RRFDC is inviting businesses, organizations and individuals to enter a customized float. The theme of this year's parade is “True North Strong and Free.”