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Unusual catch

A local fisherman pulled a three-headed walleye from an undisclosed location on Rainy Lake last month. The fish, weighing in at 3.5 lbs, was caught using a “Lucky Strike” lure and put up quite a fight. Needless to say it was very difficult to pull up the hole as one head or the other kept catching on the sides.

Memory project

Angelina Spuzak showed off her project, “Memory Mania,” this morning at Fort Frances High School's Grade 7/8 science fair. The purpose of her project was to see if gender has any correlation to memory. The winner of the fair will move on to the Sunset Country Regional Science Fair, hosted by the Rainy River District School Board, this Saturday at Fort High.

Bedard album

Local musician Ravyn Bedard is set to release her 14-track rock album, “Strange Voodoo,” this Friday. The 27-year-old Fort Frances resident hopes to perform her original music live around the district this summer.

Stuck snowmobile

After riding for five miles Tom Batiuk faced very soft snow drifts and slush. As he approached Greyhound Island, he encountered deep slush and his wife's snowmobile got stuck completely. At this point, Batiuk decided to leave the snowmobile overnight and retrieve it the following day.

Book signing

Laurel Johnson signed books at McNally Robinson Booksellers in Winnipeg on Feb. 22 following the release of her book, “All Things Mortal.” Around 30 people attended the book-signing to get their copy signed and support the launch.

Recognition of Excellence

The Rainy River District School Board presented Donald Young School with its Recognition of Excellence award at last Tuesday night's board meeting. The school was recognized for their back-to-school pow-wow held in September. Students Makinnley McCormick, left, Taneecha Leonard, Mya Taylor, and Alia McQuaker did a fantastic job presenting to trustees.

Wrestling medal

McKenna McTavish of Devlin made history as she became the first-ever female member of the Mighty Mustangs youth wrestling program to place at the MNUSA state wrestling tournament in Rochester, Mn. on Saturday.