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'Sunset Country'

They call it “Sunset Country” for a reason. Despite the recent cold spell, Borderland continues to offer up beautiful sights, like sunlight filtered through this prism-like lantern hanging from a tree near the lower river in the west end of Fort Frances. Even better news is that the forecast is calling for gradually milder temperatures, with minus-single digits possible by Sunday.

Entyrely Mac

The sister-brother duo of “Entyrely Mac" (Danette and Wayne McIntyre) entertained "Forget Me Not” dinner guests with some lovely, low-key music perfectly suited to the spirt of the event.

Paramedics busy

Monday was an extremely busy day for district paramedics, as seen here with four ambulances on the emergency entrance ramp at La Verendrye Hospital here. Paramedics have been doing their best to get patients into the hospital ER as quickly as possible.

—Photo submitted by Rainy River

Association of Professional Paramedics

Alz. auction

Maureen Belluz took her chances trying to win prizes at the penny auction tables during Saturday evening's “Forget Me Not” dinner. Volunteers Pete and Ellen Gagné collected the prizes along with Alzheimer Society staff.

Alz. emcee

Johnathan Price of 93.1 The Border volunteered his time to be emcee at Saturday evening's “Forget Me Not” dinner. Price has done so each year since 2014.

Alz. tickets

Alzheimer Society volunteers Isabella Planes and Tyler Tomashowski sold penny table tickets to guests during Saturday evening's “Forget Me Not” dinner at La Place Rendez-Vous.

Unsteady skiers

Kayli Machura (21) and Jaida Norris stumbled their way in an attempt to finish with an identical time in the 3K skate race Sunday at the Rainy Lake Nordic Ski Club's first-annual Rainy Lake Loppet on the Rocky Inlet trails. The pair was successful in accomplishing their goal, both clocking in at time of 27:31.

Solo skier

Meghan Spooner looked to stop her momentum as she finished up her run during the 1K classic race Sunday at the Rainy Lake Nordic Ski Club's first-annual Rainy Lake Loppet on the Rocky Inlet trails. Spooner finished in third with a time of 32:26.

Pair of skiers

Erin and Brian Tolley were happy to see the finish line upon the completion of their 1K classic race Sunday during the Rainy Lake Nordic Ski Club's first-annual Rainy Lake Loppet held on the Rocky Inlet trails. The two claimed first and second place, respectively, with times of 11:45 and 11:46.