Emo Fair judge Randy Creighton inspected a plate of green peppers alongside fellow judge Emily Watson in the Exhibiton Hall on Thursday afternoon. The pair scored these vegetables on their appearance, presentation, and closeness to their variety. All entries are scored according to the guidelines set out in the Association of Ontario Agricultural Societies' fair book.
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Eva Morrisseau, Aurora Hutton, and Joelle Bruyere helped “Music in the Park" attendees paint their rocks for a small donation last Tuesday evening at the Lions Park in Emo. Members of the "Fort Frances Rocks" group were on hand and showed people how to carefully craft coloured rocks.
Audience members of the Emo Fair horse show were excited to see the Gymkhana barrel racing event Saturday afternoon. Cheryl Burghardt was one of 21 competitors in the event, racing against the clock, in a cloverleaf pattern, around each of three barrels as her horse, “Squire to Glow,” kicked up the dirt behind them.
Brock Visser had a blast bouncing around on the bungee trampoline at the Emo Fair on Thursday evening. Children enjoyed an array of fun midway rides, games, and activities.
Adrianna McCoy belted out some big notes during her performance at the sixth-annual “Music in the Park" event held last Tuesday at the Lions Park in Emo. The event raised more than $1,000 to help her and 60 other girls from across the district attend the "I Am Awesome (And I Know It)” retreat at Sunny Cove Camp next month.
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A pair of vintage stock cars, carrying the Canadian and American flags, led the WISSOTA Modifieds onto the track at the Emo Speedway on Saturday evening. It was a nice touch considering racers from both sides of the border regularly compete against each other during Borderland Racing Association action at the local track.
Chase McGuire of CJ Contracting looked to keep control of the ball, and stay ahead of opponent Ethan Carlson-Jourdain of Manitou Forest Products, during his squad's 1-0 win in the second-and-deciding game of the Borderland Soccer League's men's division final last Tuesday night at the St. Francis Sports Field.
Dana Ward of the Fort Frances Her-icanes looked to make solid contact with a pitch during her squad's 12-4 win over the Red Gut Babes in the Rainy River District Women's Fastball league final Monday evening at VanJura here.
Matthew Nelson with a nice pike he caught this past weekend on Lake of the Woods.
Red Gut Babes' third baseman Syd White looked to unleash a throw across the diamond to first base to record an out after fielding a soft grounder during her squad's 12-4 loss to the Fort Frances Her-icanes in the Rainy River District Women's Fastball League final Monday evening at VanJura. It was the Babes' second championship loss to the Her-icanes, previously falling to them in 2016.