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'Project Runway'

Brooke Lelonde, left, and Cadance Sinclair, right, made sure Emma Wilson's newspaper wedding apparel, complete with bouquet, was ready to be modelled on the runway during “Tween Club" yesterday afternoon at the Fort Frances Public Library. Tweens used their imagination to put on the library's first "Project Runway” newspaper fashion show.

Walking for Terry

St. Michael's students walked laps around the school yard Thursday during their walk for Terry Fox. The “Terry Fox School Run” was held at schools across Canada, including here in Rainy River District, during which students exercised and learned all about the Canadian hero.

Boardwalk expansion

Bob Saunders hauled some cedar planks over fellow Rainy River Valley Field Naturalist Club member Mike Hammond, who drilled nails into the boards to keep them in place on Saturday. A handful of club members and volunteers worked on their project of adding just over 300 feet of cedar to the boardwalk at the Cranberry Peatlands Interpretive Trail in Alberton.

Fresh shave

Fort High teacher Joshua Spooner shared a smile as he got his hair cut by Kim Daley this morning at FFHS to raise money for the Terry Fox Foundation. Spooner got the most votes from students to be selected to have his head shaved. Runner-up Owen Johnson later volunteered to have his beard shaved after much coaxing from the crowd of Fort High students and staff.

45-year pin

Ann Watson and Legion president Ray Watson (right) shared big smiles after presenting Robert Bagacki with a 45-year pin for his near half-century of service to the branch during the Honours and Awards Ceremony held Saturday at the Legion.

Sheer face

Haven Labbe scaled a large rock formation at the Saas-Grund during her trip, which was her first real rock climb outside of a gym.

Blowing dry

Harper Gunderson blew through a straw to quickly dry the paint on her new masterpiece at Sunny Cove Camp last Friday during one of the arts workshops at the “I Am Awesome (And I Know It)” self-esteem retreat for girls aged 11-16. The group of 65 girls each participated in a series of arts and craft workshops during the retreat that ran from Sept. 20-23.

Practice makes perfect

Brittany Strachan, left, Rob Tovey, Beth Logue, and Lew Kempf on Thursday evening rehearsed a scene from “Monday at the Manor,” an upcoming dinner theatre production written and directed by Tracy Gibson. The comedy, set in a home for the elderly, will be performed Oct. 18-20 at La Place Rendez-Vous. See story on A5.

'TD Tree Days'

TD Canada Trust volunteers Mari Thibault, left, Heather Gill, Korreli Brant, Amanda Stevens, Katie Trigg, Matthew Price, and Samson Busch shared big smiles at J.W Walker School after testing out their green thumbs during “TD Tree Days” on Saturday. A volunteer from both the Dryden and Kenora TD branches made the trek here to help with the environmental endeavour.