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Winter storm blasts Borderland

Ol’ Man Winter arrived with a vengeance here yesterday, bringing with it about 13 cm of snow and wind gusts exceeding 60 km/h.

The wet heavy snow snapped trees and power lines across the district, and forced most highways to close for at least a few hours due to slippery conditions.

4-H team enjoyed ‘golden’ good time

They may not have come back with the top prize but competing at the annual 4-H “Go for the Gold” provincial championships at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto definitely was a golden experience.

Stacey Angus, Melissa Brant, Rebecca Cornell, and Angie Teeple represented all of Northern Ontario against five other regional teams from southern Ontario.