JK students at St. Michael’s School paraded through other classrooms with their teddy bears yesterday in celebration of Valentine’s Day. A Teddy Bear Picnic and other activities followed.
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Linda Guimond participated in the candlelight memorial vigil at Couchiching last night to remember and honour murdered and missing aboriginal women, as others did across Canada yesterday. Armed with signs and candles, about 30 men, women, and children lined Highway 11 near the band office to support the call for a national inquiry into some 600 missing and murdered women in Canada.
Dale Fortes, Josh Henry, and Faith Moen of Boston Pizza showed off a sample of the heart-shaped gourmet pizzas they are selling today in conjunction with Valentine’s Day, with $1 from the sale of each one going to the Boston Pizza Foundation in support of Kids Help Phone, the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, juvenile diabetes, and local charities.
Davetta Sheppard, president of the “Friends of the Library,” bagged up some cookies during the group’s annual Valentine’s bake sale today at the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre. The popular sale ran from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Leslie Anderson was one of the children from the Fort Frances Nursery School who mailed a Valentine this morning at the post office here.
Fort Frances Lakers’ forward Tyler Brodersen was all over Justin Gregory of the Minnesota Iron Rangers during the home squad’s 4-3 win Tuesday night at the Ice For Kids Arena.
Grade 5 students from Jean Bujold’s class at St. Francis School enjoyed a snowshoe hike Friday. Creating some trails in an area just north of the school, the students took part in the outdoor activity as part of their phys. ed. class.
Ben Morelli made a latté last week at his new business, “From the Grind Up,” which is set to open tomorrow. The coffee shop is located at the west end of Scott Street in the former “Pizza Connection” building.
Whitney Williamson, four, made some Valentines on Saturday during a party at the Best Start Hub here. Plenty of people, both young and old, will be celebrating the special occasion tomorrow by exchanging messages from the heart.
Red Lake Rams’ forward Avery Baker found herself with space to work with before taking a shot at Muskie goalie Kate Parsons during the third period of a NorWOSSA game Friday night at the Ice For Kids Arena here. Parsons’ teammate, Sarah Milling, knocked the puck away from Baker seconds later to prevent the scoring opportunity as the Muskies rallied for a 5-3 win.