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Muskie ski team shines in Kenora

It was a great day on the trails for the Muskie Nordic skiing team last Wednesday in Kenora.

The nine-member contingent all clocked impressive times at the Mount Evergreen Classic, which was the first race of the NorWOSSA season.

Emma Toriseva and Kayli Machura finished 1-2 in the junior girls' division with times of 20:09 and 21:18, respectively.

Gladiators roar to tourney crown

Landon Okell and Benjamin Norlock each scored twice to pace the Red Lake Gladiators to a 7-1 romp over the Lake of the Woods Bears here Sunday afternoon to claim the title of the Fort Frances Minor Hockey Association's annual Bantam 'A' tournament.

After a mostly back-and-forth first period, the Gladitors struck three times within the last five minutes to grab a 3-0 lead.

Trip draw

Jill Howarth, left, and Robin Wright read out the winning ticket in the Fort Frances Kiwanis Club's “Trip of the Month” draw for January yesterday morning at International Travel Services. Ed and Colleen Wiersema of here will be heading to France—a trip valued at $4,500. Next month's trip is an Alaskan cruise valued at $5,000.

Local class spreads kindness

A local class recently spread Christmas cheer in the east end of town with their random act of kindness walk.

Rae Ann Wood's Grade 2/3 class at St. Michael's School hand made 100 cards and assembled 226 packages containing chocolates and specially-wrapped candy canes during their last week of school before Christmas break.