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Firefighters able to extinguish blaze

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Back on Jan. 17, volunteer firefighters from La Vallee and Emo responded to a blaze on Wasaw Road in which a chimney fire at a residence spread to the attic.

Fortunately, it was extinguished quickly using a transitional attack using dry chemicals.

Fire Chief Josh Collins was grateful for all the volunteers that responded and the efficient way the fire was put out.

Hats off to all our volunteer firefighters!

A reminder that the Emo Legion's monthly 50/50 draw goes this Friday (Feb. 1) at 7 p.m.

Congratulations to Meagan Beacham and Rick Thomas on the birth of their son, Lucas Wayne, who arrived on Saturday (Jan. 26) weighing two pounds, 10 oz.

Although he had some struggles, he is doing well. Lucas is in the NICU at St. Boniface Hospital in Winnipeg.

Grandparents are Stacy Beacham and the late Wayne Beacham, with Sylvia Beadle being the proud great-great-grandmother.

Graham McTavish won $235 at the Atom 'A' hockey tournament held in Fort Frances earlier this month.

Richard Norman was the lucky winner of more than $20,000 in the “Chase the Ace” draw.

Definitely a nice way to start 2019.

Congratulations to Kayla Caul-Chartier on her recent promotion with the Fort Frances Area Tribal Health Services. She recently was appointed as chief executive officer.

Your community of family and friends wish you all the best in this endeavour and are proud of you!

Happy belated birthday to Crystal Cain, who turned 40 earlier this month.

Bob McLean and Nicole Drennan were the winners of the Betty Kellar Memorial card tournament that was held earlier this month at the Emo Legion.

The Cribbage portion was won by Dorothy Sylvester and Rita Woodland.

Robin's 2¢:

“Whatcha doin' today?” a wife asked.

“Nothin',” the husband replied.

“You did that yesterday,” the wife said.

“I wasn't finished!” he retorted.

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