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Garrett Wojcicki (Minnesota Iron Rangers) of Team U.S.A. looked to fire one into the gaping net during his squad's 8-6 win over Team Canada in the SIJHL's annual all-star game last night at the Ice For Kids Arena. Despite being unable to finish this glorious scoring chance, Wojcicki redeemed himself with a third-period marker.

Scrum chase

Muskie Martina Woods was knocked down to the ice from behind while trying to chase down International Falls Broncos' captain Taylor Sears during Fort High's 2-1 overtime win in the opener of their annual two-game “Border Battle” exhibition series Tuesday night at the Ice For Kids Arena. The two teams will lock horns again in the series finale Jan. 21 in the Falls.

Kindness pledge

Mayor-elect June Caul showed off the tag she filled out this morning for the new “Christmas Kindness Pledge" initiative. Go Local Fort Frances and the Town of Fort Frances are inviting local residents to go to participating "Go Local" businesses and fill out tags, promising to do a good deed this holiday season.

Crossroads anti

Paislee Christiansen got help from fellow Crossroad student Kolton McCormick during a craft-making session for Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week. For the craft, students partnered up, read the story “Snippets,” built paper houses with scrapbooking paper, celebrated the differences each home had, and worked together to build a little paper house community.

Angel tree

Dawn Gray, interim store manager at The Bargain Shop here, arranged the tags with names on them on Saturday. It is just one of the district stores with “Adopt an Angel” trees in them this holiday season.

Christmas bazaar

Volunteers Susan Chiasson, left, and Johanna Strahl got ready for the next round of gift-buying customers during the C.W.L. of St. Mary's Parish's Christmas tea and bazaar on Nov. 18. The very popular event featured handmade crafts, draws, a silent auction, and a kids' zone, as well as coffee, tea, and refreshments.

Tea time

Courtney Yatchuk, left, offered a plate of finger sandwiches to her grandmother, Alice Pollard, during the annual Christmas tea, bazaar, and bake sale held Saturday afternoon at the Zion Lutheran Church. The event was the most recent in a series of opportunities to socialize and stock up on goodies and gifts for the holiday season.

Stroke map

Patient advisors LaVerna Brown, left, and Melvin Jourdain showed off the new map they which they recently presented to Riverside. The map represents the many “stops” taken by a person who experiences stroke within the region.