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Perfect end

The Muskie boys' rink pulled of a rare “eight-ender” during their 11-1 win over Medway HS in just four ends last night at the OFSAA boys' and girls' curling championships at the Fort Frances Curling Club.

Spring harbingers

A pair of seagulls braved the chilly temperatures as they perched by the docks at the Sorting Gap Marina here Monday afternoon. Local lore says the seagulls' return heralds three more “snows” until spring arrives for good in Borderland. -Sam Odrowski photo

'Zip-line Challenge'

Brenner Bagacki, above left, and his sister, Hayden Allam, chose just the right Lego pieces to build their creations while, above right, library program director Andrea Avis got ready to put Harper Woolsey and Gabby Bourgeault's structure to the test during the “Lego Zip-Line Challenge” held Thursday at the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre.

Fairy lantern craft

Maddie Buttner enjoyed putting together her “magical fairy jar lantern" during one of the March Break activities held at the Fort Frances Public Library last week. The craft used patterns that were designed on the library's new "Cricut Maker.”

Shamrock tea

Louise Bliss served coffee to Doug and Coleen Cross at the Emo Hospital Auxiliary's annual Shamrock tea and bake sale held Friday afternoon at the health centre's cafeteria. Auxiliary members would like to thank everyone for attending and contributing to the auxiliary's work in the hospital in Emo.


Millie Witherspoon enjoyed participating in the blanket-making workshop last Wednesday afternoon at the Sunset Country Métis Hall here. People from Fort Frances and the surrounding area came together to make blankets as well as socialize.

Spirit of St. Patrick's

Janice Marshall, left, and Gayle Ikola celebrated St Patrick's Day by attending the “Baked Potato Bar” fundraiser dinner at the Church of the Holy Spirit here. Admission was a free-will offering for the church's outreach projects in the local community, with about 40 people turning out to celebrate St. Patrick's Day and support a good cause.