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Sounds of the season

Diane Maxey directed the Fort Frances Choraliers in a performance of “Good News from Home” yesterday afternoon at the Townshend Theatre here. A few hundred people enjoyed the upbeat Christmas cantata, which the Choraliers also performed the previous Sunday over in International Falls.

Festive 'heads'

Seven Generations Education Institute hair-styling program students Jasmine Bump, left, Jadia Nash, Larissa Derkson, and Cherish Gervais showed off the Christmas tree-styled mannequin heads they had decorated on Tuesday at the hair studio on King's Highway.

Driving to hoop

Jordon Bazylewski looked to drive towards the hoop during the fourth quarter of the Muskie junior boys' basketball team's 46-42 loss to the Dryden Eagles here Tuesday afternoon. All four Muskie court teams resumed NorWOSSA action this afternoon when they hosted the Kenora Broncos at the “Fish Tank,” with the outcomes not known as of press time.

Demolition underway

Work has begun to demolish the building located at 335 Scott St. in order to re-purpose the site into a parking lot for The Sleepy Owl motel located directly to the west. A motion to enter into a site plan control agreement with Good Day Wholesalers (Crozier) Ltd., which owns both properties, was passed at Monday night's council meeting.

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La Verendrye placement

Fort High student Janissa Judson was set up in the school's cafeteria last Wednesday morning with her display that looked at heat therapy and her co-op placement at La Verendrye Hospital here. She found the physiotherapy aspects of her placement to be the most interesting.

'Snowy' songs

“Boreal," comprised of Katherine Wheatley, left, Tannis Slimmon, and Jude Vadala, delighted and charmed the audience Friday evening at the Townshend Theatre during the third "Tour de Fort" concert of the 2018-19 season. The trio of Guelph songstresses tour together as "Boreal” each November and December, performing a collection of homespun winter-themed songs and holiday classics.

Sharing the flame

Jacquee Loerzel, community family violence counsellor at Riverside Health Care here, helped light the candle held by her mother, Fort Frances Mayor June Caul, during the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women event at Knox United Church on Thursday evening. Those who attended lit their candles to honour victims of domestic abuse.

Reading oath

Kathryn Pierroz said her oath and pledged allegiance to the Queen before being sworn in as a trustee during the Rainy River District School Board's inaugural meeting at the Education Centre here last Tuesday night.

Recognition of Excellence

Crossroads vice-principal Sharla McKinnon, left, and principal Kerri Tolen received the Rainy River District School Board's monthly Recognition of Excellence award last Tuesday night. They were saluted for the “Awesomeness Through Art” events held at the Devlin school in which students learned about math and art.