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CWL holds annual convention

During the week of June 2-9, the Thunder Bay Diocese of the Catholic Women’s League will mark the completion of six fruitful years of the “Raise Values Above Violence Campaign.”

The mission originally was created to emphasize the need to re-establish values in society in an effort to reduce violence.

Three lucky winners in rink draw

The raffle draw, sponsored by the Crossroads community rink fundraising committee, was held Friday morning at the school and the three lucky winners were chosen.

Chris Woods of Fort Frances won the garage package, Wayne Pattison (Fort Frances) took home the gazebo while Joe Altbauer (Nestor Falls) won the barn-style shed.

Learn to prevent burns, scalds

Safe Kids Week 2001 ran May 28-June 3 this year.

Every spring, Safe Kids Canada and Johnson & Johnson join forces in a major national campaign on children’s safety. This year, they focused on scalds and burn prevention.

Many people, including children, are killed each year as a result of contact with hot objects, steam, or other hot liquids.

Adventure seekers--take the 502

The trip’s rarely dull for motorists heading up Highway 502.

The highway, which runs from Highway 11 north to Dryden, is rarely driven without some sort of excitement along the way.

Going north, the first few kilometres of the highway are deceiving. With new pavement and a picnic area, it looks as good as any in Northwestern Ontario—maybe better.