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Special visitors

Maya Davis, left, and Emma Bone watched as Kevin Kurm and Jordan Nolan of the Fort Frances Lakers helped them out with a science activity yesterday morning during a visit to Alexis Norris’ Grade 3/4 class at Robert Moore School as part of the local Junior ‘A’ hockey squad’s “Adopt-a-School” program.

Drawing a winner

Kiwanian Robin Wright looked on as 2012 “Citizen of the Year” Ken Christiansen drew the winner of the February “Trip of the Month” draw this morning at International Travel Services. Nancy Gillon of Fort Frances won a trip to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla., valued at $3,500. Next month’s trip is a Bermuda cruise ($4,500).

Literacy costumes

Teacher Paulette Romaniuk, dressed as Captain Hook, introduced a new book to some of her students, who were portraying “Wendy” and “Tiger Lily” from the literary work “Peter Pan,” on Tuesday during a literacy event at St. Michael’s School. Students were invited to dress up as different characters and then showed visiting parents the “Daily 5” literacy system they have been using.

Hot pursuit

Muskie forward Claire Sandelovich chased Alicia Beckel of the Rainy River Community College Voyageurs yesterday afternoon during a controlled scrimmage at the Ice For Kids Arena here. The black-and-gold currently are getting set for a game next Tuesday in Kenora against St.

Mad scramble

Muskie forward Amber Jourdain tried to get a shot off against a sprawling Keanna Carlson at the Ice For Kids Arena on Tuesday night during a 4-0 win for the International Falls Broncos in an exhibition game. See story inside.

Haggis address

Above, Carole and Dr. Mackintosh provided an entertaining recitation of Burns’ famous “Ode to the Haggis” at the Emo and District Lions’ third-annual Robbie Burns Supper at the Emo Legion on Saturday. Then, at right, Piper Rob Blakely demonstrated the use of the ancient kilt.

Body check

Fort Frances Canadians’ forward Kaleb Bruyere tried to knock Jackson Arpin of the Lake of the Woods Bears off the puck during the third-place game of the Atom ‘AA’ tournament Sunday afternoon at the Ice For Kids Arena.

Waiting to sweep

Tim Nordin, left, waited for the line call from skip Don DeBenedet while Jack McFayden backed away from the rock during a men’s league game at the Fort Frances Curling Club last night. Action resumes there tonight with curlers in the International Falls league taking to the ice at 6 p.m.

Round dance

A round dance was held yesterday afternoon at the corner of Central Avenue and Church Street here to coincide with the “Idle No More” global day of action. Drummers and people of all ages with signs peacefully showed their support of the movement, which opposes the Harper government and Bill C-45.