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Crunch time

A pair of Dryden Eagles kept Jeremy Whitehead from hanging on to a pass late in Friday afternoon’s Homecoming game, which the host Muskies lost 7-2 to fall to 0-3 in the season.

Sending a message

Pauline Perreault, left, and Sharon Strachan of People Against Illicit Narcotics (PAIN), along with Hugh Dennis, co-ordinator of the local Substance Abuse Prevention Team, mailed out signed petitions to government officials last Wednesday afternoon demanding action on the problem of rising illicit narcotic and prescription drug use by establishing youth addiction services and increased drug enf

Rusty Garbage

Sturegon Creek School prinicpal Kendall Olsen helped student Brody Mann with a piece of rusty debris found along the shores of the Rainy River in Barwick.

Environmentally friendly

Grade 3 students Hannah Johnston, left, Cameron Lidkea, Chris Silver, Morgan Deschamps, and Lauren Vold were among the J.W. Walker students and parent volunteers who cleaned up garbage along the riverfront Monday afternoon. J.W.

Pitching in

Grade 3 student Morgan Deschamps was among the J.W. Walker students and parent volunteers who cleaned up garbage along the riverfront yesterday. J.W. Walker was one of several district schools that participated in the nation-wide TD Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup.

Mouthguard clinic

Eight-year-old Michael Drouin was fitted for a mouthguard by dental hygienist Jessica Ogden during the mouthguard clinic at the Fort Frances Dental Clinic last night. Drouin, an avid hockey fan, was one of the many youths to attend.

Nice drive!

Rob Crowe, right, admired his drive on the 14th hole during the Kitchen Creek Championship Open yesterday afternoon as his uncle, Bob Crowe, looked on. Rob went on to shoot 71 and win the tournament while Bob’s 75 earned him the prize for top net score.

Balancing act

Tyler Kinnear pulled off a rail grind Saturday afternoon during the inaugural Neil Roy Memorial Skateboarding Tournament at the local skate park. Kinnear, who placed second in the 16 and older division, was among the two dozen skateboarders who competed in front of more than 140 people.