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Hospital brick drive in home stretch

The Rainy River hospital’s “buy a brick, build it quick” campaign has reached $244,500 in pledges—and optimism is running high the $300,000 goal will be reached by year’s end.

With $25,000 still to come from the Royal Canadian Legion, the number of $500 bricks needed to be bought to reach the $300,000 mark drops to 61.

Emo choir holds Christmas chorale

With Christmas once again upon us, we pause to remember the simple joys of days gone by. But though times have changed, the true spirit of the holiday season remains forever constant.

This was true at the annual Christmas Chorale held at the Emo Christian Reformed Church before a packed sanctuary from various denominations.

Board, teachers ink deal

After negotiating for six months, the Northwest Catholic District School Board finally ratified a tentative contract with its teachers at last Saturday’s regular meeting in Dryden.

The two-year agreement, which will expire Aug. 31, 2000, should