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Crashing net

Muskie Chase McGuire had visions of a nifty goal dancing through his head but was turned away by Kittson Bearcats’ goalie Jackson Soliai during the first period of Fort High’s 9-2 exhibition win Friday night at the Ice For Kids Arena.

List for Santa

Khloe Morrison gave Santa her wish list as she sat on his knee at the Best Start Hub’s Christmas party yesterday morning upstairs at the Memorial Sports Centre. The event, which saw about 200 people in attendance, featured a pancake breakfast, music, and other activities for youngsters to enjoy while they waited for the jolly old elf to arrive.

Gingerbread house

Matthew Rousseau, left, and his twin brother, Cameron, put the finishing touches on a gingerbread house decorated by students in Carla Harris’ Grade 1 class at St. Michael’s School on Friday. It was the final day before the holiday break and many classes were enjoying Christmas activities and games.

‘Warm wishes’ redux

Remember the Tim Hortons’ “Warm Wishes” commercial from a year ago? Some of that sense of wonder is back with recent evidence of “yarn bombing” in downtown Fort Frances and other parts of town, including a bench on the waterfront. Several local people agreed to put up the yarn, which is the same as that used in last year’s commercial.

Kind donation

Judy Koski, from the Church of the Lutheran Hour, handed over a donation to Corrine Colvin of the Rainy River District Women’s Shelter of Hope on Sunday. The congregation there held a drive, collecting slippers, robes, pajamas, and personal needs items for those staying at the shelter.

Check this out

Choosing the right Christmas gift takes some serious investigation, as seen by Emma Bodnarchuk, left, Sophia Black, and Piper Lidkea yesterday at Wal-Mart here. The trio were part of Brad Hill’s Grade 4 class from J.W. Walker School who were in the store yesterday making purchases for the “Adopt-an-Angel” campaign put on by Kenora-Rainy River Child and Family Services.