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Nightime ski

Kirsten Stinson took to the Eighth Street trails behind Rainycrest here Saturday evening for the annual candlelight ski and walk. Those who came out also were provided apple cider and a fire to warm their hands by. —Duane Hicks photo

Leg save

Muskie Joe Basaraba couldn’t jam the puck past Dryden Eagles’ goalie Curtis Lambkin during the opening game of the NorWOSSA finals on Friday night at the Ice for Kids Arena. The black-and-gold swept the best-of-three series with a 4-2 win on Friday and a 3-2 double-overtime victory on Sunday in Dryden.—Alex Cruickshank photo

Real solutions

John McTaggart, chair of the Fort Frances Community Clinic Inc. board, spoke to Town council and the public about how best to meet health care needs in Fort Frances during a special meeting last night. —Duane Hicks photo

Happy trails

Sisters Ann and Rachel Jean were all ready to hit the Rocky Inlet trails Saturday morning during the Rainy Lake Nordic Ski Club’s family fun day. About two dozen parents and children came out to cross-country ski, then afterwards warmed themselves up by having hot chocolate, chili, and hotdogs in the club’s newly-built chalet. —Duane Hicks photo

‘Red Cross Month’

Shana Hansson, left, district branch manager with the Canadian Red Cross Society, and Mayor Roy Avis got ready to hoist the Red Cross flag yesterday outside the Civic Centre and officially declare March as “Red Cross Month” in the Town of Fort Frances. —Duane Hicks photo

Quarter-century celebration

Jayne Wyder, second from right, of Jayne’s TLC celebrated her 25th anniversary this morning with an open house. Celebrating with her are her staff, from left, April Davis, Cory Shypit, Krissy Myers, and Shari Humphrey. Jayne’s TLC will be offering specials on products and services throughout March to mark the occasion. —Melanie Béchard photo

On target

Judy LaBelle threw a rock during the ‘A’ final of the 54th Ladies Bonspiel at the Fort Frances Curling Club on Sunday afternoon. LaBelle’s rink cruised to a 7-0 win in five ends over Dana Kosowick’s team to capture the title.—Alex Cruickshank photo

Chemicals that kill

Members of the “The Magically Hip” performed their “Just Say Moe” show to students from across the district yesterday at the Townshend Theatre to discourage kids from smoking. Here, with assistant Danielle, they talked about the many chemicals found in tobacco, including rat poison and ammonia.—Melanie Béchard photo

Songs of the Swiss

Marina Gerber, left, Rachel Lehmann, and Petra Gerber performed a few songs from Switzerland during a presentation to the Emo Community Country Club on Thursday. —Heather Ogilvie photo

Thinking about tomorrow

Lindsay Lagman, a landscape architect with Hilderman, Thomas, Frank and Cram, left, chatted with Margaret Sedgwick about plans to relocate the Lookout Tower to near the Sorting Gap Marina as part of Phase Two of the heritage tourism project poised to get underway this spring. Project details were on display during an open house at the newly-renovated Fort Frances Museum.