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Book browsing

Dolores Eyolfson perused the rows upon rows of books for sale this morning at the local Alzheimer Society’s annual book sale fundraiser at Revco Carpet here. The popular book sale will run today and tomorrow from 9-5:30 p.m., and again Saturday from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Just fill a bag with books and make a donation.

Can Can Gals

The Can Can Gals of Koochiching flirted with the lonesome loggers from the Rainy Lake Saloon while onboard the “Wacky River Cruise” during the opening night of the VALA Variety Show. Performances ran Friday night and twice on Saturday on the Townshend Theatre stage here.

Jackie McCormick

Audiologist Jackie McCormick, recently joined the health unit, she is an example of this positive trend of more and more young people who have grown up in the area, went away to school and are returning to the area to work.

Swim meet

Aquanaut Krista Emond, 14, swam the fly portion of the mixed 200m IM at the Memorial Sports Centre on Friday afternoon during the “Groundhog Invitational.” The annual swim meet ran all weekend.

Blur of motion

Dr. Cam Moorhouse sped along the trails at Rocky Inlet on Saturday en route to his first-place finish in the adult 8.2-km skate division as the Rainy Lake Nordic Ski Club held its inaugural Rocky Cup cross-country ski races.

Lucky Winner

Canada Safeway manager Kevin Langford presented Patti Wilson with the diamond tennis bracelet she recently won in Canada Safeway's "Texas Hold 'Em game piece online at the company's website. She got the winning game piece after going through Maureen Bunnell's checkout.