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4-H honoured at banquet

The Rainy River District 4-H Association held its annual Awards Night last Friday evening at the Stratton Millennium Hall. Dozens of 4-H members, their families and the volunteers who help make the programs run filed into the hall to socialize, enjoy dinner and applaud the hard work and dedication that was put into each of the projects undertaken over the past year.

Region welcomes centurion

Former Lavallee resident Edith Marsh (Heward) turned 100 March 5.

Nieces Lucille MacDonald, Kay Nickle, Lois Mann, Brenda Boettcher (joined by Bill Galusha, travelled to Phoenix, Arizona to celebrate this milestone with Edith. Edith's two daughters, Sylvia and Arlene, their husbands, plus great and great-great grandchildren also joined in the birthday party celebrations.

Winter Carnival ends on strong note

If it is to be the last hurrah, what a beautiful and busy weekend to go out on.

Nestor Falls held its annual Winter Carnival for what could be the last time this past weekend in and around the small township. Over three days, people from the township and surrounding areas turned out to eat, fish, play crib and enjoy what turned out to be a sunny and warm late-winter weekend.


Daylight Savings Time takes place Sunday, March 8. It's always a wise choice to “spring your clocks” ahead Saturday evening before going to bed. The hour of extra daylight is always a welcome sign that spring is near.