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Muskie, Owl 'birders' fare well

The Muskie and Rainy River Owls' badminton teams were able to shake off any rust they may have had yesterday at an exhibition tournament in Atikokan.

Jackson Arpin of the Owls had the best showing of both teams, finishing first in senior boys' singles with a perfect 8-0 record.

His teammate, Morgan Desserre, wound up fifth at 2-6.

Taxes going up

Local property owners will see their taxes go up this year.

At their budget meeting here Monday afternoon, administration and council agreed to raise an additional $368,025 in tax revenue, making the total 2019 tax revenue required $11,322,103.

This is an increase of 1.795 percent above the 2018 tax rates and an increase of 3.71 percent over the notional rate.

Beaudry rink looking to build off lessons learned at nationals

Kim Beaudry's rink worked hard and represented Northern Ontario with class.

The squad, which also featured Barb Roy (third), Wendy Brunetta (second), and Kris Sinclair (lead), narrowly missed out on advancing to the semi-finals at the Everest Canadian Senior Curling Championships held March 22-28 in Chilliwack, B.C. as they finished fifth in the Championship Pool with a 6-4 record.

April Fool's Day

Readers will have noticed a number of humourous stories, photos and ads in yesterday's Daily Bulletin—all done in the name of fun for April Fool's Day.

The Times' staff likes to cut loose once in a while and hopes you enjoyed them.

We apologize if anyone took offence, did not get the jokes, or worst of all—was not entertained in the least. We'll try harder next year.