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Lights tour

The second-annual “Light Up a Senior’s Night Bus Tour” took place Thursday evening, picking up residents from seniors’ buildings across town before driving around to enjoy the many twinkling Christmas lights. Sponsored by Iron Range Transportation, Canadian Tire, Tim Hortons, and the Fort Frances Times, the event also saw attendees singing Christmas carols and enjoying hot chocolate.

Puck battle

Muskie Sarah Milling (5) got some unwelcome company in front of the net from Teresa Rogolinski (17) of the Red Lake Rams during Fort High’s 9-0 win in NorWOSSA action here last Wednesday afternoon to sweep the two-game series. See story on B7.

Singing students

Students in Grades 5 and 6 from St. Francis School went to Rainycrest Long-Term Care yesterday afternoon to sing Christmas carols to the residents. Hallett Hall was filled as the students took to the stage to sing several holiday classics.

‘Thanks, Santa!’

Santa had a full lap thanks to twin brothers Cameron and Matthew Rousseau during a Christmas party yesterday afternoon at the Fort Frances Day Care. Jolly St. Nick has been a popular fellow of late, making numerous appearances here as a warm-up to his round-the-world trip on Christmas Eve.

Lights fixed

Riverfront residents and walkway users will be happy to learn the blinking LED lights there are now fixed. The series of lights from the hospital to just before the Sorting Gap Marina first were reported to be “on the blink” in early fall, but it took some time for the manufacturer to pinpoint the problem.

Gingerbread house

Samaria Smith, a student in Michelle Cain’s Early Learning class at Robert Moore School, decorated a gingerbread house yesterday as a holiday activity. With no school for district students tomorrow, today marked the final day of classes until the New Year.

Mexican Christmas

Brad Gushulak's Grade 4/5 class performed “Feliz Navidad” as part of the “Christmas Around The World” holiday concert at Crossroads School in Devlin on Tuesday. The event, which played to a standing room-only crowd, featured songs performed in English, French, and Ojibwe.

Christmas bells

Early Learning students at Robert Moore School rang their bells as they performed “The Lights on the Tree” during a dress rehearsal yesterday morning for their Christmas concert, which was staged there last night.