Jeff Gustafson always wears sunglasses while on the water to help him see better in the water and protect his eyes.
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Coach Shelley Douglas, left, proudly stood by Jillian Bilben, Peyton Jourdain, Awnley Jacobsen, Greta Fedoruk, Anissa Wimmer, Jenna Bailey, Ellianna Jacobsen, coach Gerry-Lynn Cousineau, Dominique Lemaire, Erica Lemelin and Samantha Halliday, all of whom fared well at two competitions in the last month.
Sophie Gushulak of Fort Frances is our community's newest centenarian. Although her actual birthday was last Monday (Feb. 25), a party was held in honour of her 100th birthday this past Saturday afternoon at La Verendrye Hospital, where family, friends, her fellow residents in the Continuing Care Unit, and staff shared in the festivities and enjoyed a piece of birthday cake.
The Muskie Nordic ski team put in some impressive performances at the OFSAA championships in Duntroon on Thursday and Friday. Pictured, from left to right, are Tori Toriseva, Emma Toriseva, Kayli Machura, Joseph Dueck, and Muskie coach Jordan Baird.
Jeff Gustafson with a nice lake trout he caught while walleye fishing last week on Lake of the Woods.
The Muskie girls' curling rink put on quite the performance as they went a perfect 5-0 en route to nabbing gold at the NWOSSAA championships in Thunder Bay on Sunday-Tuesday. The black-and-gold now advance to the all-Ontarios which are slated for March 20-23 in North Bay.
Grade 3 students Sarah Fedorak, left, Ava Smith, Paisley Riches, and Logan Neurinski got into the spirit of the '80s last Wednesday at Robert Moore School. Students of all ages went retro for the school's latest Spirit Day.
Marlene McNally, left, and Pam Pearson enjoyed a tasty meal of roast beef during the annual Linda Johnston Memorial Dinner at the Rainy River Legion. McNally has organized the penny table for many years but was unable to do so this year because of an injury. She “escaped” from the hospital for a few hours to attend the dinner.
Myra Mainville, left, got tips from Jane Trivers during the second session of a two-part capote (blanket coat) making workshop this past Saturday at the Seven Generations Education Institute (Nanicost building).
Gemma Perreault, left, and Kaleah Henderson from Laurie Moxham's Grade 5 class worked away on their diorama depicting what First Nations communities looked like back in the 1600s. The students in both Grade 5 classes at Robert Moore School started the dioramas last week, but finished them up this past Tuesday.