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Hail to the Kings

The crowd packed into Rainy Lake Square on Thursday evening to listen to the rock show from hometown boys, Kings of None. Lead guitarist Tyler Gagne was immersed with the rhythm of the music during the third concert in this summer's Rainy Lake Concert Series. The band captivated the audience with classic covers and original songs.

Don't touch me!

Eric Shute of the Village People was a little too adventurous on the basepaths and ran right into the tag of the Shade's third baseman during his squad's loss in the 'B' final of the annual Kingsley Downs/Gus Lindberg Memorial slo-pitch tournament on Sunday afternoon at the Devlin Ball Park.

Summer celebration

Lysandra Hector, left, Jessica Smith, and Casey Marchant of Green's BrandSource Home Furnishings stood outside the store this morning to tell passersby about their sales and hand out free balloons during the Scott Street Summer Celebration. The 200 block of Scott Street was closed to traffic from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

'Gleek Week'

Kids got into the groove and danced to the Glee version of a Van Halen classic as they prepared for the “Gleek Week” end-of-week show this morning at the Townshend Theatre. Participants have spent the week learning singing, dancing and acting, with all of their work leading towards a production on the final day of the camp. The end-of-week show will run tomorrow afternoon at the theatre.

Sushi making

Maggie LeMesurier, right, demonstrated her sushi-rolling technique for the group who attended the teen sushi making class offered at the Fort Frances Public Library yesterday. LeMesurier walked through the process of making sushi rice, cutting up ingredients and rolling up custom sushi rolls. Teens also got to sample the demonstration roll once it was finished.

Staff appreciation lunch

Rainycrest Activation staff members Elizabeth Logue, left, and Levi Morris were served up lunch at the annual staff appreciation BBQ at Rainycrest last month. Throughout the month of June, Riverside Health Care celebrated over 550 employees across the district with their annual staff appreciation BBQs.

CUPE statement

Registered nurse and bargaining unit president for the Ontario Nurses Association (ONA) Local 81 Janine Webb spoke out against the Ford government's “chaotic overhaul” of health care services at a rally hosted outside of La Verendrye Hospital last Wednesday.

-Sam Odrowski photo

CUPE supporters

Tara Milson, left, Samantha Brown, and Pearce Spooner waved flags outside of La Verendrye Hospital at a Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) and Ontario Council of Hospital Unions' (OCHU) rally last Wednesday to protest the Ford government's changes to health care.