Sunday, May 3, 2015
  • Local food
    Local food

    Jen Springett, president of the Cloverbelt Local Food Co-op, spoke to a small group of local producers at La Place Rendez-Vous yesterday afternoon. Cloverbelt is the first and only online local food co-op in Northwestern Ontario. For more information, visit

    Local food
  • Trip draw
    Trip draw

    Loralin Clinker, visiting here from Brantford, Ont., pulled out the May winner of the Kiwanis “Trip of the Month” draw alongside Kiwanian Robin Wright this morning at International Travel Services. Millie Lindal of Rainy River will be heading on a Memphis-to-Nashville tour—a trip valued at $4,500. Next month’s trip is to Ireland ($4,500).

    Trip draw
  • Native flute
    Native flute

    Frank Montano, from the Red Cliff reservation in Wisconsin, played one of his native flutes for students at Crossroads School in Devlin yesterday morning. Montano has been working within several Rainy River District School Board schools making traditional flutes with students, along with providing the cultural teachings that are connected to them.

    Native flute
  • Third goal
    Third goal

    Bryson Jasper celebrated his first-period goal that gave the Lakers a 3-1 lead over the Dryden GM Ice Dogs en route to a 5-3 triumph and a berth in tonight’s Dudley Hewitt Cup semi-final against the Toronto Patriots.

    Third goal
  • Sushing crowd
    Sushing crowd

    Boris Katchouk taunted the crowd with this “shushing” gesture after his third-period goal made it 4-2 for the Soo Thunderbirds last night.

    Sushing crowd

Latest news

Mother’s Day tea coming up

By Robin McCormick
Devlin correspondent

Guthrie United Church in Devlin will host its annual Mother’s Day tea and bake sale on Saturday, May 9 from 2-4 p.m.
There also will be a penny table and cookie walk.
Admission is $3 for adults and $2 for kids 12 and under (babies are free).
Everyone is welcome to come and have fun while supporting our local church.
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Lakers qualify for semi-final

The Toronto Patriots ended the Fort Frances Lakers’ season last year.
It’s time for the Lakers to return the favour—if they can scrounge together enough healthy bodies to do so.

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