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Local runner in Lakehead

Local runner Priscilla Miller aced her age division at the annual June Classic 5K in Thunder Bay over the weekend.

Of the 43 female racers, Miller finished second overall, clocking in at 19:33:60 in the chip-timed event.

Miller averaged 6:18 per mile while passing most of the men who also were competing.

Tigers stay unbeaten

The Dawson Tigers ran their record to 4-0 following a 20-5 thrashing of the Manitou Thunderbirds in Rainy River District Men's Fastball League action Thursday night.

Carl Big George Jr. earned the pitching win while Charlie Debungee was saddled with the loss.

Morgan Desserre had the lone homer in the game.

Trip draw

Stuart Bennett, an optometry student doing an externship at Lidkea Optometry here, drew the June “Trip of the Month” draw winner while Kiwanian Robin Wright looked on Friday morning at International Travel Services. Mac and Cyndall Laughed of Brandon, Man. will be heading to Barcelona, Spain—a trip valued at $4,500. Next month's trip is to London, England and Edinburgh, Scotland ($4,300).

Outage planned

There will be a power interruption for all electrical users in the Town of Fort Frances next month.

Hydro One Networks has notified the Fort Frances Power Corp. (FFPC) that it will be performing equipment upgrades on Sunday, June 10.

This means the power will be shut off to FFPC customers from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. that day.

FFHS group seeking votes

The public is being asked to help the Fort Frances High School Medical Responders to win funds through the Tbaytel For Good Community Fund.

The group has been selected by a panel of judges as one of five semi-finalists in the running to win $5,000 for its project, “For Good.”

Strachan impressive in opener

The Borderland Racing Association is roaring again for another season.

Brody Strachan of Emo never trailed as he blew away the competition to win the opening WISSOTA Modifieds feature Saturday night at the Emo Speedway.

With the win, he now has the early points lead with 110.

Brady Caul of Fort Frances was second while Jeff Davis of Devlin took third place.