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Moose hunter nabbed

A Brampton man has been fined $4,000 as a result of an unlawful moose hunt.

Luigi Latini pleaded guilty and was fined $4,000 for discharging a firearm on a travelled roadway.

Court heard that on Oct. 14, a conservation officer contacted several hunters as they were hanging a harvested moose at a resort in Ignace.

Illegal deer hunt costly

A Dryden-area man has been fined $2,000 for hunting offences.

Michael Bernier of Vermilion Bay pleaded guilty and was fined $1,000 for entering private property without permission for the purpose of hunting, and $1,000 for failing to immediately attach his game seal to a deer he had harvested.

He also was given a one-year hunting suspension.

Muskie soccer set for season

The tune-ups are done, let the regular season commence.

Both the Muskie boys' and girls' soccer teams, who had strong showings over the weekend at their final pre-season tournaments in Winnipeg, kicked off the regular season today by hosting the Kenora Broncos and Dryden Eagles (results weren't known as of press time).

Ice Dogs beaten in final

Mitchell Mendonca's power-play goal with 7:15 left in regulation time proved to be the game-winner as the Wellington Dukes beat the Dryden GM Ice Dogs 7-4 in the final of the Dudley-Hewitt Cup Central Canadian Jr. 'A' Championship on Saturday night before a capacity crowd at the Memorial Arena in Dryden.

'Birders' solid at OFSAA

The Muskies and Rainy River Owls represented their schools well at the OFSAA badminton championships held Thursday through Saturday in Windsor.

Muskie Aaron Bujold was able to advance to the 'A'-side quarter-finals.

He won three-straight matches in men's singles on Thursday to advance to the final eight.