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Breaking in

Sabres captain Chris Sinclair carried the puck into the zone during Saturday night’s game against the visiting Dryden Ice Dogs. The hosts won the game 4-0 to avenge a 4-1 loss there last Wednesday and enter the Christmas break on a winning note.

No room at the inn

Braving frigid temperatures Friday evening, children and adults from St. John’s Anglican Church (dressed as shepherds, angels, wise men, and Joseph and Mary) were told there was no room at the Voyageur Inn as they looked around town for a place to stay.

Moving in

Fort Frances Jr. Sabre Chad Reynolds carried the puck into the zone during Saturday night’s game against the visiting Dryden Ice Dogs. The hosts won the game 4-0 to enter the Christmas break on a winning note.

Christmas production

The Nutcracker and Marie entered the Kingdom of Sweets during a production of “The Nutcracker” last Tuesday (Dec. 16) at Donald Young School in Emo. Everyone had a part, whether it was as the main characters or the fairies, the mice, the dancing Arabs, the sheep herders, the Russian bakers, the Chinese tea party dancers, the colourful flowers, the camel, and the choir.

Cruising along

The Muskie boys’ hockey team cruised to a 6-1 win over the Kittson Bearcats in exhibition action here Friday night. The Muskie girls, meanwhile, were 4-2 winners over the International Falls Broncos on Friday in their exhibition clash across the river.

Neighbourly gathering

Members of the Ojibwe class at Donald Young School in Emo entertained those on hand with “Silent Night,” sung in their native language, during the local Right Relations Circle’s potluck feast held last Thursday (Dec. 18) at Knox United Church in Emo. The evening, entitled “Get to Know Our Neighbours,” was attended by people from across the district and deemed a success by organizers.

Christmas ‘rapping’

It definitely was a cool yule with Grade 3 students rapping out the “Gingerbread Man” song at rehearsal for Huffman School’s Christmas concert that was held yesterday at the Townshend Theatre. Bad weather delayed the concert, which originally scheduled was for Monday.

Under investigation

Police tape surrounded the area on the 800 block of Scott Street as police continued to investigate the death of a 20-year-old Fort Frances man in the early-morning hours of Thursday. As of press time today, police had not provided any new information, including the identity of the victim nor whether an arrest has been made.

Low dig

The Muskie senior girls’ volleyball team dug themselves out of an early third-set hole to come back and sweep the visiting Kenora Broncos in their best-of-five match yesterday afternoon at Fort High. The black-and-gold won by scores of 25-13, 25-21, and 26-24 to improve their NorWOSSA record to 2-1.