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Helping hand

Kelsey Jonassen helped Ashlyn Beck, 2, take her first steps on the ice last Wednesday evening at the Emo Figure Skating Club's annual Skate-a-thon. Seventeen Emo figure skaters and plenty of friends were in attendance. The successful event raised $1,697.71. –Heather Ogilvie photo

Muddy mess

A watermain break early Friday morning caused a mudslide at the southeast corner of the Portage Avenue underpass, re-routing traffic to and from the north end via McIrvine Road for most of the day.

Flying high

Flying high

Adam Hopkins caught some serious air Saturday afternoon during the “skate-a-thon” at the new Kiwanis skate park. —Duane Hicks photo

New officers

The executive officers of the Builders Club at Robert Moore School were installed during a special ceremony last night. From left are Alora Desrosier, secretary, Samantha Mueller, president, Katelyn Shortreed, vice-president, and Melanie Scott, treasurer. Kiwanis member Dr. Robert Lidkea was on hand to install the officers.

Rail grind

Angelo Daniele of Thunder Bay rode down a railing at the new Kiwanis skate park during the “skate-a-thon” fundraiser Saturday. Daniele and some other skaters were here to check out the park and visit with friends here. The fundraiser saw around 60 pledged youth on skateboards, BMX bikes and in-line skates raise $2,500.

Muddy mess

Crewmen could only watch as water flooded down a slope of the Portage Avenue underpass this morning. —Heather Ogilvie photo

Forcing a fumble

The Maples Marauders beat the Muskies 7-0 here on Friday afternoon at Fort High. The Marauders lone touchdown came when Adamo Ranieri fumbled the ball after being tackled by Bowes and Steve Boileau, seen here, and ended up recovering it in the end zone. —Emmanuel Moutsatsos photos