Tyler Abma (centre) held tightly to the ball while being taken to the ground by a gaggle of Portage Collegiate Institute Trojans during the visitors’ 57-0 thumping of the host Muskies on Friday afternoon to close out their WHSFL season.
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Dr. Carole Spread, a surgeon at La Verendrye Hospital, spoke about her personal experience with breast cancer during the biennial “Luncheon of Hope” at La Place Rendez-Vous here Saturday. The event, celebrating local breast cancer survivors, was presented by the Rainy River District Breast Health Network.
Fall is the season for teas and bake sales, and plenty of folks flocked to the Church of the Lutheran Hour here Saturday afternoon for such an event.
Bob Botsford, left, and Joe Gust were among dozens and dozens of people who enjoyed a spaghetti dinner yesterday afternoon at St. Mary’s Church here. The dinner, which also included a silent auction, penny table, quilt raffle, and entertainment, was a fundraiser for St. Mary’s Youth Group.
Davetta Sheppard, chair of the “Friends of the Library,” offered up dainties to Boo Peterson, left, and Evelyn Metke on Friday afternoon during the group’s appreciation tea at the Fort Frances Public Library.
The Muskie junior girls’ basketball team out-hustled and out-manned the Superior Gryphons on Saturday en route to a 45-5 win in tournament play at the “Fish Tank.” The black-and-gold (2-1) ended up finishing second to Hammarskjold (3-0).
Solange Busch’s Grade 4/5 French Immersion class at St. Francis School checked out moldings of bear paws yesterday while visiting the town’s bylaw department at the Civic Centre. The students also stopped by the museum and courthouse as they learned about local government in conjunction with “Local Government Week” being celebrated across the province.
Members of the Muskie boys’ hockey team helped construct the haunted backyard behind Tess’ Kitchen this past Sunday and Monday. All trick-or-treaters are welcome to drop by on Halllowe’en starting at dusk.
Grade 3 students at St. Michael’s School were honoured to have Mr. and Mrs. Yerxa, elders from Couchiching First Nation, give them a talk about the culture and life of the early First Nations people. The students currently are studying the native people as part of the Grade 3 curriculum.
The new Fort Frances Public Library and Technology Centre is taking shape, with all of the steel up and now the roof being built so work can continue inside the structure through the winter. The new parking lot, located to the south of the building, was paved earlier this week.