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Muskie girls' soccer squad pumped for upcoming season

Much like their male counterparts, the Muskie girls' soccer team has had a slower start in preparing for the upcoming season due to Old Man Winter lingering a little longer than wanted.

But that's done little to quash the excitement for the black-and-gold.

“I want everyone to have fun out there,” Muskie head coach Sara Roach said about her expectations for the campaign.

Gold, silver medals for Northern Storm

The Northern Storm 14U regional girls' hockey team went 2-1-1 en route to the championship at the “Battle by the Bay” tournament in Duluth, Mn. over the weekend.

Facing Machine Orange in Sunday's final, the Storm used a pair of second-period goals to eke out a 2-1 victory.

Autumn Cooper bulged the twine while the other Storm goal scorer was not identified.

April is 'Dig Safe' month

With spring in the air, Ontario homeowners are eager to start seasonal landscaping and outdoor renovation projects.

As such, Ontario One Call is urging homeowners to call or click before you dig as part of “Dig Safe” month this April.

Safe digging is serious business. In fact, it's the law.

Trapper hit with fines

A Fort Frances man has been fined $2,500 for trapping violations.

Ralph Boettcher pleaded guilty to two counts of failing to comply with the conditions of his trapping licences and was fined a total of $2,500.

Court heard that in 2015 and 2016, conservation officers investigated Boettcher's trapping activities for his registered trapline north of Fort Frances.