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Old school seat

Sheri De Gagne checked out an old textbook located on a desk in a portion of the exhibit where school-related artifacts are displayed. The current museum building initially was built as a schoolhouse in 1898 when the little school on Mowat Avenue no longer was adequate for the community's growing needs.

Kids fishing

It wasn't just the adults who were able to get in on all the fishing fun at the 20th-annual Rainy River Walleye Tournament. A kids' mini-tournament was held early Saturday afternoon, in which the youngsters were able to fish off the docks at Hannam Park.

Legion honouree

Legion Ladies' Auxiliary to Br. #29 member Grace Angus shook hands with auxiliary president Alfreda Easton as she was recognized with a pin for her 60 years of service during an Honour and Awards Ceremony held Saturday at the Legion.

Legion award

Legion Ladies' Auxiliary to Br. #29 member Mary Holland received flowers and a 50-year pin from Legion membership chair Cindy Noble at the Honours and Awards Ceremony held there Saturday.

Steep climb

Haven Labbe gripped part of a mountain in Saas-Grand while embarking on a mountain climbing adventure in the Swiss Alps. She is seen here scaling the mountain via ferrata climb of the Jegihorn, which has an elevation of 3,206 metres.

RRWT champs (2018)

Doug McBride and Steve Ballan were nothing but smiles and full of jubilation after claiming the 20th-annual Rainy River Walleye Tournament title on Saturday. The district duo topped the 100-team field with a two-day haul of 24.02 pounds, giving them the $20,000 first-place cheque and their first win at the tourney since 2005.

Tossing candy

Bill Godin of Devlin tossed out some candies to the spectators on hand during the top-five boat parade of the RRWT held under the big tent at Hannam Park in Rainy River on Saturday afternoon. Godin and his partner, Leroy Wilson, wound up in seventh with a two-day total of 16.1 pounds.

Yoga stretch

Raya Lebel (at left) held a solid stretch before getting into the yoga activity that was part of the “I Am Awesome (And I Know It)” retreat held at Sunny Cove Camp from Sept. 20-23. The yoga was held inside a sealed tent to keep everyone dry due to the rainy conditions that persisted for most of the weekend.

Tryout session

The competition was good during the first session of the Muskie girls' hockey team's annual try-outs Monday afternoon at the Ice For Kids Arena. Those on hand engaged in various drills in hopes of impressing head coach Chris Sinclair and the rest of the coaching staff. The sessions will continue this afternoon and before wrapping up tomorrow from 3:45-5:15 p.m.

Leaving feet

Fort Frances Lakers' forward Brett Hahkala jumped to avoid the oncoming check from Nicholas Koch of the Minnesota Iron Rangers during his squad's 6-2 win Saturday night at the Hoyt Lakes Arena. Hahkala scored twice over the weekend to help the Lakers roar out to a 2-0-0-0 start to the SIJHL regular season.