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Stymied!

Duluth Clydesdales’ forward Matt Morsette was turned aside by Tyler Ampe during third-period action of Saturday night’s game at the Ice For Kids Arena. Morsette did score a short time later but the visitors still fell 6-4 to the Lakers.

Winter fun

Taking advantage of beautiful weather on their day off school yesterday, Hailey McEvoy, left, Cale George, Rachel McEvoy, and Emily George got together to build a snowman yesterday afternoon at the “Nelson Street Park,” located at the corner of Williams Avenue, which currently is embroiled in a re-zoning dispute between town council and some neighbourhood residents.

Christmas carols

The Fort Frances Choraliers, led by Diane Maxey, sang a selection of Christmas carols outside the Fort Frances Museum on Saturday afternoon while “The Friends of the Museum” offered up goodies and hot beverages inside to those who stopped by. The Choraliers will present their annual cantata on Sunday, Dec. 11 at 3 p.m. at St. Mary’s Church.

Santa waving

Santa Claus waved to the crowd along the 700 block of Scott Street during the 54th-annual “Parade of Lights” on Saturday. This year’s parade, sponsored and organized by Causeway General Insurance Brokers. Ltd. for the third time, saw about 15 floats take part.

Milestone birthday

Dave Lerman, with help from his son-in-law, David Helgeson, cut into his birthday cake at his 100th birthday celebration Saturday afternoon at the Fort Frances Legion. Many people stopped by to wish the long-time community member a happy birthday.

Keeping watch

Muskie goalie Dana Cridland kept an eye on a battle for the puck between teammate Shelby Rea and Hannah Rose of the Kenora Broncos during NorWOSSA action Friday night at the ’52 Canadians Arena. Rose ended up netting a pair of goals, however, as the visitors skated away with a 4-2 victory.

Auxiliary draw

Riverside Health Care Facilities, Inc. CEO Wayne Woods, accompanied by Irene Laing, pulled out the winning names Friday afternoon for the La Verendrye Hospital Auxiliary’s annual Christmas draw. Barb Turgeon won the $1,000 first prize, with the second prize going to Lois Holmlund ($500) and the third prize to Calvin Smith ($200).