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Last chance to join cantata

It's last call to join the Fort Frances Choraliers for this year's Christmas cantata.

Director Diane Maxey said Monday that anyone who would like to sing this December must contact her this week at 274-7309.

She already has about 50 women and men who will be participating but the more, the merrier.

Maxey has to know A.S.A.P. in order to order music and CDs.

Lakers fall to North Stars

A Kyle Auger goal just past the 16-minute mark of the second period proved to be the winner as the Thunder Bay North Stars edged the Fort France Lakers 2-1 in SIJHL action Friday night at the Fort William Gardens.

The North Stars got off to a quick start, opening the scoring just 78 seconds into the game as Brendan Gillis notched his fourth of the season.

Voter turnout hits 30 percent so far

Many town residents already have cast their ballot either online or over the phone for the local municipal and school board elections.

As of 11 a.m. today (Oct. 19), some 1,581 people out of the 5,179 eligible voters had cast their ballots, which put the total voter turnout at 30.22 percent since voting opened at 8:30 a.m. this past Monday (Oct. 15).

Eight Muskies make OFSAA

In what will come as a shock to few, the Muskie cross-country team dazzled at the NWOSSAA championships yesterday on the Kamview Ski Trails in Thunder Bay.

The black-and-gold saw eight of their 13 runners qualify for the all-Ontarios, slated for Nov. 3 in Burlington.

Fort High finished fourth overall out of the 13 schools that competed at NWOSSAA this year.

Muskie teams win three

Three of the four Muskie court teams came away victorious against the Dryden Eagles in NorWOSSA action here Tuesday afternoon.

The junior girls' basketball squad downed Dryden 42-35 to improve their league record to 4-1.

Keisha Debungie led the black-and-gold offensively with a 20-point performance.

Justine Linklater and Tatum Glowasky each added eight points.