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La Vallee reeve re-elected to new term

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The 2018 municipal election results are in, with Ken McKinnon being re-elected as reeve for La Vallee on Monday.

When speaking with him the Tuesday, he said he}s looking forward to the next four years and continuing to support the residents of our area.

The councillors for La Vallee, who all were acclaimed, are Jim Belluz, Glen Aveyard, Dan Rea, and Elaine Hughes.

Meanwhile, Emo has a first-time reeve in Harold McQuaker, with Harrold Boven, Lincoln Dunn, Lori Ann Shortreed, and Warren Toles being elected to council there on Monday.

Congratulations to all the successful candidates. May you all work diligently and effectively at whatever issues come your way.

A reminder the Nitehawks band will be playing at a Hallowe'en dance this Saturday (Oct. 27) at the Emo Legion.

Age of majority is required.

The Emo Legion's monthly 50/50 winner was Gladys Jolicouer, who took home $1,090.50.

Remembrance Day service will be held across the district on Sunday, Nov. 11, starting with a church service at 10 a.m. at the Devlin Hall.

Cenotaph services will follow at 11 a.m. (Devlin) and then 11:45 a.m. (Emo).

Following lunch at the Emo Legion at 12:30 p.m., cenotaph services also will be held at Manitou Rapids (1:30 p.m.), Barwick (2 p.m.), and Stratton(2:30 p.m.)

A supper then will be held at 5 p.m. at the Emo Legion.

Congratulations to the top three teams at the recent Northwest Bay fishing tournament.

Jason Pavleck and Brandon Cam took first place, followed by Mike Wilson and Brian Hughes in second and Ralph Galusha and Tamara Robson taking third.

A big thank you to the organizers and volunteers.

I've heard many, many times this is a great event. It featured amazing bannock and much more!

Sympathy to the family and friends of Glynne Martin.

Your community is thinking of you at this sad time.

A big thank you to all involved with the dinner theatre, “Monday at the Manner,” held last Thursday through Saturday at La Place Rendez-Vous in Fort Frances.

The play, written and directed by Fort Frances resident Tracy Gibson, was light-hearted and fun. The nine local performers also were superb in their roles.

It was a great way to spend an evening!

Robin's 2¢:

Everybody wants to change the world but nobody wants to change the toilet paper.

Be that change!

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