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Dance Fire book set to be unveiled

Neil McQuarrie, author of the highly-anticipated book, “Dance is on Fire!” will be in attendance for the book’s unveiling on Friday, Nov. 14 from 1-5 p.m. at the Emo Inn in Emo and again on Saturday, Nov. 15 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Pharmasave in Fort Frances.

He will be available to sign pre-ordered copies, as well as give a short introduction.

Rafferty swept every poll here in town

As the election dust starts to settle, returning offices across the country are releasing finalized poll by poll vote counts.

Little has changed from the preliminary results for the Thunder Bay-Rainy River riding, where NDP candidate John Rafferty was elected with 14,478 votes (40.3 percent).

He was followed by incumbent Liberal Ken Boshcoff with 11,589 votes (32.2 percent).

Canadians win handily in Dryden

The Fort Frances Midget ‘AA’ Canadians got on the winning track with a decisive 9-1 win over the ‘AA’ Renegades in Dryden on Saturday.

Jordan Sinclair, Jeff Gustafson, and Brandon Legarie all netted two goals in the road victory while Cole Calder, Tim Sharp, and Colin Barton added the others.

Calder also had a pair of assists.

Locals advance in YBC roll-offs

On Sunday, 22 teams consisting of a YBC bowler and their parent/guardian rolled off to represent Fort Frances in Atikokan on Nov. 16.

Advancing in the various age brackets were Mya Guenette and Norm Guenette (Bowlasaurus), Jonelle Haas and Teressa Darrah (Bantam), Amber Townson and Tim Chabot (Junior), Caitlyn Townson and Bob Petawanaqueb (Senior).

Racers close book on season

The Borderland Racing Association handed out its end-of-season awards Saturday night in Emo—and there was plenty of hardware to be had with a number of racers going home with their hands full.

Winning points title trophies were Tylar Wilson (Street Stocks), Kendal Gamsby (Midwest Modifieds), and Greg Ferris (WISSOTA Modifieds).

Cross-country team’s season ends

The Muskie cross-country team wrapped up its season at the NWOSSAA final at the Kamview Nordic Centre in Thunder Bay last Wednesday.

Jake McTavish was the top Muskie finisher in the senior boys’ race, moving up four spots on the final lap to wind up in 19th place.

In the senior girls’ race, both Anikka McTavish and Deanna Saunders placed in the top 30.