Nearly two dozen prairie chickens (sharp-tailed grouse) have been stopping by Mike and Marie Hyatt’s home in Devlin for the past few years. It started with 14 of them, but now they bring friends and family with them to eat the ornamental crab apples from the tree that Mike’s mom, Yvonne Hyatt, and grandfather, Marshall Hyatt, planted well over 40 years ago.
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Voyageur Lion member Diana Larocque, left, and Boston Pizza general manager Laureen Luchka recently made the Voyageur Lions’ monthly 50/50 draw at Boston Pizza. A total of $110 was split between the Salvation Army food bank and Brian Norris.
OPP Aviation Services now has a new 2013 Pilatus PC-12/NG based in Thunder Bay.
A boxed set of silver plated flatware is among the silent auction items which will be up for bid this Saturday (Dec. 7) at the Knox United Church fundraising kick-off dinner and silent auction, which starts at 5 p.m. in McMillan Hall.
Gillons’ Insurance president Duane Cridland, left, received a thank-you plaque from RRFDC chair George Emes.
Captain C.M. Johnston-Brown, Area Cadet Officer of Northwestern Ontario, presented the 908 Rainy Lake Air Cadet Squadron with the Proficiency Award last week.
Richard McKinnon, representing local MPP Sarah Campbell, museum board chair Annie van Rozen, Ontario Trillium Foundation local Grant Review Team member Linda Hamilton, and Emo Mayor Vince Sheppard were on hand to cut the ribbon last Thursday to officially unveil the newly-renovated Rainy River District Women’s Institute Museum in Emo.
Louis Decaire, left, Maurice LaForest, and Bud and Flora Danylchuk enjoyed their afternoon at the La Verendrye Hospital Auxiliary’s annual fall tea Saturday at the New Beginnings Fellowship Church here. The event also included a bake sale, penny table, cookie walk, and a celebrity cake raffle, as well as the auxiliary making a $25,000 donation to the hospital for new beds.
Isabelle Tanguay, left, Peyton Cousineau, Corban Galusha, and Nancy Leach were among the kids who had fun making pickles last week at the Fort Frances Day Care school-age program at Robert Moore School. The kids were taught how to make the pickles by Myndi Siemens, who runs the “home cooking” program every Monday from noon-2 p.m.
The Town of Fort Frances is none too pleased that vandals has stripped the bark off this tree near the swimming dock on the waterfront. Not only is it bad for the tree, but it could cost the taxpayers. The cost to replace a new mature tree is around $2,500-$3,000.