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7 Gens grad

Christine Borden congratulated Jennifer Friday on her successful completion of the Azhemiinagoziwin Program during the Seven Generation Education Institute’s annual graduation ceremony held June 18.

Lunker Muskie

Mike Taschuk held up the 50-pound musky he caught on Red Gut Bay last fall. Taschuk, who hails from New Brighton, Mn., recently had a replica of the fish made, which he now displays at his summer residence at Bear’s Pass.

Night on the town

La Place Rendez-Vous was a busy place Tuesday evening as more than 70 residents from Rainycrest were treated to a dinner out courtesy of the Rainycrest Auxiliary. Pictured here are auxiliary members Renée McDonald, left, and June Keddie, far right, with resident Mildred Brockie. Residents chose from a varied menu and a delicious dessert to top it off.

Clearing field

Ninth-grader Bryce Knapp helped clear the soccer field of snow along with the rest of the Muskie boys’ soccer team hopefuls earlier this week. The squad hoped to hold its first outdoor practice this afternoon on the freshly-shovelled field.

Bonspiel fiesta

Nicole Blakeney (left) and Kari Brigham hammed it up during the annual ladies’ bonspiel in Rainy River on the weekend. The theme this year was “Mexican Fiesta,” with 10 teams participating in a fun-filled weekend.

Shoreline cleanup

Hunter Ottoson showed the cigarette butts he picked up last Wednesday during J.W. Walker School’s “Great Canadian Shoreline Clean-up.” About 40 students from Mrs. Gilbert and Mrs. Easton’s Grade 2 and 3 classes, along with 10 adults, cleaned the upper Rainy River shoreline from La Verendrye Hospital to La Place Rendez-Vous.