Friday, July 3, 2015
  • Bumping it
    Bumping it

    Sara Roach of Dat Ace Doe made a sharp return of service against Red Lac Bay while teammate Sam Berube looked on during the sixth-annual Canada Day beach volleyball tournament yesterday at Point Park. Red Lac Bay, made up of players from Red Gut Bay and Lac La Croix, won not only this match but the whole six-team event to take home the $400 top prize.

    Bumping it
  • Ready, set, go!
    Ready, set, go!

    Youngsters took off at the starting line yesterday morning for a 1K fun run organized by Energy Fitness as part of Canada Day festivities here. The event was held at La Place Rendez-Vous and saw more than 30 kids participate.

    Ready, set, go!
  • Pitcher retires
    Pitcher retires

    George Oltsher addressed the crowd at Oltsher Field in Barwick yesterday prior to playing his final game as a Barwick Blue Knight after being tabbed the starting pitcher against the Stratton Bobcats. The 66-year-old has played for more than five decades and was an instrumental part of the Rainy River District Fastball League.

    Pitcher retires
  • Sidewalk sale
    Sidewalk sale

    Robyn Johnson, left, along with family members Hannah, Aislinn, and Camille, stopped outside Warehouse One during “Mall Days” on Tuesday. The event was held on the 100-300 blocks of Scott Street from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., during which there were various vendors, sidewalk sales, and kids’ activities for all to enjoy.

    Sidewalk sale
  • Canadian pride
    Canadian pride

    Sarah Arcuri, above left, and her sister, Samantha, were decked out in Canadian attire yesterday during the annual Canada Day parade here yesterday morning. The girls, originally from Guelph, came out for the holiday to celebrate with family and friends.

    Canadian pride

Latest news

ITS suffers first loss of season

Manitou Forest Products went to their go-to guy and he delivered yet again.
Reigning league scoring champ Ahamadou Idrissou connected for the lone goal as Manitou blanked International Travel Services 1-0 in Borderland Soccer League men’s division action Tuesday night.
James Pavier earn the shutout for Manitou (5-1-1), which handed ITS (3-1-2) its first loss of the season.

Devlin couple wins big

Ron and Sandy Ogier of Devlin were the grand-prize winners of the $10,000 Canada Day Cash Lottery held by the Riverside Foundation for Health Care.
The $2,000 second prize went to Sarah Marusyk of Alberton while Nancy and Leonard Noonan of Fort Frances won the $1,000 third prize.
The winners of $500 each were Ed Halvorsen, Nancy Dittaro, Susan Carmody, and Judy and Roy Williamson.

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