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Cookie display

Marg Bogacki, left, and Priscilla Wright showed off some of the fresh baking that was sold at the Knox United Church's Christmas bake sale and luncheon held Nov. 17. Soups, sandwiches, and delicious desserts were served up to those who attended.

'Winter Vendorland'

Jolene Richert had her kitchen gadgets and spices on display during the fourth-annual “Winter Vendorland” that took place in the Memorial Sports Centre auditorium on Nov. 17. More than 20 vendors set up tables featuring their wares, with many offering locally-produced products and goods that work great as a gift for the holiday season.

Tea for two

Sam Arbuckle, left, and Dr. Robert Green were among those who dropped by the annual Christmas tea hosted by St. John's Anglican Church back on Nov. 17. More than 50 people turned out to enjoy homemade baking, meat pies, draws, a mystery gift table, and quality time with friends.

Young entrepreneurs

Jasper Dennis, left, and her brother, Blase, were selling their homemade wares—cookies and fridge magnets—on Saturday during the Alberton Rec Committee's fifth-annual “Holiday Bazaar” at the Alberton municipal office. The popular event was just one of several holiday-themed bake sales and bazaars held in recent weeks.

Raising funds

FCpl. Maxwell VanDrunen, left, and FSgt. Courtney Sinclair of the 908 Rainy Lake Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron were selling baked goods Saturday morning at The Bargain Shop here. The air cadets are raising funds to travel to Europe for the 75th anniversary of D-Day in June, 2019.

Blocker stab

Fort Frances Lakers' goalie Matt Booth made an outstanding blocker save to keep Red Lake Miners' forward Ben Jossinet from scoring during the second period of his squad's 5-2 loss Saturday night at the Ice For Kids Arena. The Fort Frances native finished with 24 saves in a losing cause.

Snaring rebound

Dominic States looked to soar higher than his Rainy River Owls' opponents and snag an offensive rebound during the second half of the Muskie senior boys' basketball team's 82-37 romp in exhibition action Friday afternoon at Fort High.

Long reach

Wyatt Richards met his Rainy River Owls' opponent with some staunch defence near the basket as he blocked a shot during the first half the Muskie senior boys' basketball team's 82-37 win in exhibition action Friday afternoon at Fort High. Both teams used the game as a tune-up ahead of their upcoming NorWOSSA 'AA' and 'A' seasons.

Going in alone

It was all up to Darian Klem to stop Sioux Lookout Warriors' forward Isaiah Lawson from scoring as defenceman Jace Dittaro fell to the ice during the Muskie boys' hockey team's 5-4 win in their NorWOSSA home-opener Friday night at “The Duke” (Couchiching Arena). That good goaltending was pivotal as the Muskies (1-1) earned their first win of the season.