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‘Super’ car components under review after problems at competition

Despite a hearty effort by its pit crew, the Fort High super mileage vehicle (SMV) failed to make the grade during a two-day competition at the raceway in Brainerd, Mn. last week.

“We had a major amount of problem-solving to do,” said teacher Gord Witherspoon, who accompanied six students from his transportation technology class to the annual competition.

Chernobyl fundraiser meets goal

It wasn’t a stampede crowd at the Royal Canadian Legion here Friday night but it was enough to raise the last bit of money needed to bring 11 children to Rainy River District from Belarus

Susan Affleck, local team leader for the Canadian Relief Fund for Chernobyl Victims in Belarus, said about 80 people attended the benefit dinner/dance.