Thursday, October 30, 2014
  • Bully-free zone
    Bully-free zone

    Amya Hanna-White, left, and Olivia Allen-Arch, Grade 1 students at St. Michael’s School, showed off the school bus safety poster they created last Thursday. The Rainy River District Transportation Services Consortium is hosting a poster contest, with the theme “The Bus is a Bully-Free Zone,” in conjunction with National School Bus Safety Week.

    Bully-free zone
  • Blood donor
    Blood donor

    Mandy Lahti was among those giving the gift of life Monday night during the first day of Canadian Blood Services’ donor clinic at Fort High, which also ran again there yesterday. A total of 301 people turned out for the two-day clinic, with 230 units of blood collected—just shy of its goal of 240 units.

    Blood donor
  • Smooth move
    Smooth move

    Wyatt Cota’s version of “The Hustle” left Ryan Hron of the Dryden GM Ice Dogs doing his own rendition of “The Bird Dance” on this second-period rush during the Lakers’ 5-4 win here last Tuesday night.

    Smooth move
  • Hallowe’en safety
    Hallowe’en safety

    Dressed up as a pirate, OPP Cst. Anne McCoy explained to St. Michael’s School students yesterday the importance of wearing reflective material while trick-or-treating in order to be visible to drivers.

    Hallowe’en safety

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