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Voter cards in mail

Voter information cards for the Oct. 19 federal election are going out this week.

Elections Canada said the cards are printed and will be mailed to some 25 million registered electors.

The card will tell them when and where to vote, and shows the accessibility of their polling site.

TD looking for tree planters

The local TD branch is looking for tree planters to help out with its “TD Tree Days” tomorrow in Barwick.

“It’s a Canada-wide thing where TD picks certain areas to provide funding,” explained Kayla Millar, manager of customer service at the local branch and lead for the project.

Muskie golfers shine

The Muskie golf team is in position to play at home after all.

“We’re sitting in a good spot going into Red Lake,” Muskie coach Brian Johnstone said after Fort High shot a team score of 338 to end up in third place at the NorWOSSA regular-season finale yesterday in Sioux Lookout.

That was one stroke behind the second-place Kenora Broncos (337).

Power outage slated

Residents in Fort Frances and surrounding area will experience a scheduled power outage this Sunday (Sept. 20).

Fort Frances Power Corp. customers, as well as Hydro One customers in Rainy Lake 18C FN, Halkirk, Watten, Farrington, Couchiching 16A FN, and Red Gut FN, will be without power from about 7 a.m.-1 p.m.

Terry Fox Run set for Sunday

The congregation of the Church of the Holy Spirit is hoping people will come out and help make the 35th anniversary of the Terry Fox Run a success.

The local “Marathon of Hope” is set to go this Sunday (Sept. 20) starting at the Sorting Gap Marina, with registration beginning at 1:30 p.m. and the run going at 2 p.m.

Muskie football set to kick off

The time to put preparation into practice has arrived.

Gridiron fever is back as the Muskie football team opens its WHSFL season here tomorrow at 3 p.m. against the Tec Voc Hornets.

With the squad hoping to pack its newly-constructed bleachers for the contest, Fort High will look to take advantage of having a bye last week, which gave them extra time to fine tune their game.

Terry Fox T-shirts

Vicki and Dave Ogilvie were busy selling T-shirts commemorating the 35th anniversary of the Terry Fox Run on Saturday outside of Canadian Tire here. The local “Marathon of Hope” is set to go this Sunday (Sept. 20) at the Sorting Gap Marina, with registration beginning at 1:30 p.m. and the run going at 2 p.m. T-shirts, which cost $20, also will be available at the event.