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Juniors capture NorWOSSA crown again

It was a golden day for the Muskie junior girls' basketball team during the NorWOSSA playoffs in Dryden on Friday.

The top-ranked Muskies came away with a decisive 42-23 win over the second-place host Eagles in the championship game to hoist the trophy for the third straight year.

Tatum Glowasky led all scorers with 16 points while Ayiana Gagne chipped in with eight.

Lakers' losing skid hits six games

It's been a tough stretch of late for the Fort Frances Lakers and those woes were extended over the weekend.

The Lakers were edged out by the visiting Dryden GM Ice Dogs by a 2-1 count on Friday night and then followed that up with their worst game of the season in an 8-3 thumping at the hands of the Thief River Falls Norskies on Saturday night at the Ice For Kids Arena.

Date set for Santa Claus parade

Mark the first Saturday of December on your calendars!

Santa Claus will be coming to town that day as part of the annual Christmas parade in downtown Fort Frances.

The parade is slated for Saturday, Dec. 7. Start time is 5 p.m. with lineup to begin at 3:30 p.m. and float judging to take place at 4:15 p.m.

Volunteers sought for Christmas Kettle Campaign

As the snow begins to fall and the days get shorter, the Salvation Army has begun looking for volunteers to assist in its 2019 Christmas Kettle Campaign.

The Salvation Army has run its campaign every year since 1891, and each year more than 25,000 bell ringers take part in the campaign to help the organization raise money for those in need in their local communities.

Muskie girls bow out in semis

The Muskie girls' hockey team played well in its first tournament game action of the season over the weekend.

After finishing round robin play with a 3-1 record, a title just wasn't to be for the Muskies as they dropped a 4-0 decision to the Lakehead University Thunderwolves in the semifinals on Sunday morning of the Confederation College Tournament.