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Fire department warning about scam

The Chapple, Emo, La Vallee and Alberton Fire & Emergency Service is warning district residents of a scam in which individuals are impersonating local fire and emergency services to solicit donations.

Last Thursday, the fire service was notified by local residents saying they were contacted by fraudsters posing as local fire departments and asking for donations.

Muskie girls clipped in SO

Their comeback attempt fell short in the end but the Muskie girls' hockey team showed great resilience in a 5-4 shootout loss to the host Dryden Eagles in NorWOSSA action Thursday night.

After Dryden (4-1) had taken a 2-0 lead early in the first period, Savannah McGinnis fired home a feed from Martina Woods to trim it to 2-1 after 20 minutes.

Muskies fall in 'B' final

They battled hard but a title just wasn't to be in the end for the Muskie boys' hockey team over the weekend.

The black-and-gold went 3-0-1 before falling 3-1 to the Morris Mavericks in the 'B'-side final at the annual Victoria Inns tournament in Brandon, Man.

Muskies shut out Bears

After a thrilling comeback win over the Dryden Eagles here Sunday, the Muskie boys' hockey team kept the momentum going with a 4-0 shutout over the Baudette Bears in exhibition action Tuesday night at the Ice For Kids Arena.

It also was the team's annual “Teddy Bear Toss” game.

Lakers' slide hits six

Zach Ross broke a scoreless tie with 5:40 left in regulation time, while Bailey Schmitz turned aside all 34 shots he faced for his first shutout of the season, as the Thief River Falls Norskies won 3-0 last night to hand the visiting Fort Frances Lakers their sixth-straight loss.

Trip draw

Steve Gushulak of Fort Frances General Supply, left, and Kiwanian Robin Wright read out the winner of the “Trip of the Month” draw for December this morning at International Travel Services here. Chief Will Windigo of Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation won a trip to Dublin, Ireland valued at $4,500. Next month's trip is to France ($4,500).